If your state does not have such a division, or whether you uncover that licenses are issued through the city in which you live instead of the state, make sure to follow-up with the proper firm to rule out business running without all the proper accreditations. Likewise, ensure to inspect that the licenses and/or certifications are current.
What is Pligg?

Pligg is an open source content management system that lets you easily create your own user-powered website.