The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. Ontario gives approval to expedite international nurse registration, Ohio introduces legislation to license advanced care respiratory therapists, new research finds that professional licensing has no impact on interstate migration, and more in our latest weekly roundup of regulatory news.
David Benton

Regulatory policies are ever-evolving and differ widely from coast to coast and around the world. We keep a pulse on the active world of regulation and licensing.

The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. U.S. cities recognized for digital government excellence, Manitoba unveils $200M plan to add 2,000 health care workers, and more in our weekly look at regulatory news.
On this episode of Ascend Radio, Ronne Hines, formerly from Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) joins Paul Leavoy to discuss how having a centralized regulatory umbrella agency can help improve efficiency, the benefits and opportunities of regulatory collaboration through CLEAR, and much more.
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. Cyberattacks cause issues for one of the largest U.S. health systems, North Carolina moves away from exam-only school principal licensure, and more in our weekly look at regulatory news.
As licensed professionals and regulators will know, continuing education is a critical element of the licensing process. Why do we have continuing education requirements? Who pays for it? And what lies in store for continuing education in the future?
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. Singapore plans to start licensing cybersecurity providers, Georgia lawmakers move to update their criminal database, and more in our weekly look at regulatory news.
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. An investigation in Missouri finds social security numbers vulnerable, Oregon drops college requirements for substitute teachers, special ed teachers in Indiana face new requirements, and more in this week's regulatory news.
In Part 1 of Paul Leavoy's conversation with Australian doctor, lawyer, and academic Dr. Marie Bismark, they discuss the mental health of practitioners, the common features of sexual misconduct complaints in health care, and the effectiveness of regulatory interventions in cases of sexual misconduct.
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. In this week's news, Washington reports vulnerabilities after a cyberattack, New Mexico moves to ease professional licensing restrictions, and Kansas threaders see licensing barriers removed.
Credentials are among the most sought-after pieces of data by malicious actors in the cybersecurity space. With the right set of passwords, a cybercriminal can breach many systems, accessing a treasure trove of other, more sensitive information. Here we break down the basics of credential security as well as measures regulators can take to safeguard electronic information.
Ahpra offers a rare example of transformational change in the world of regulation. Over a decade after its founding, what has the agency taught us about what centralized health care regulation in practice can look like and how it can be implemented? What does centralization look like elsewhere in the world? We investigate this and more in our latest insight piece.
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. Ontario’s financial regulator makes deal to sell core business of troubled credit union, the American Dental Association falls victim to cyberattack, and more in our Week in Brief.
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. Pennsylvania considers licensing for behavioral analysts, California governor signs contentious nursing home licensing bill, Ontario reviews educational and training requirements for brokers, and more in our weekly look at regulatory news.
All around the world, governments police who can and cannot work within a profession through official regulatory bodies with official appointees and public accountability. But what happens when professionals are left to police themselves? Jordan Milian explores.
We are excited to announce the launch of our new online magazine, Ascend. With this publication, we will explore the intersection of regulation, licensing, policy, and digital government and discuss what they mean to stakeholders: to the public, to government, and to regulators themselves. Ascend Editor Paul Leavoy explains.
The Week in Brief is your weekly snapshot of regulatory news and what's happening in the world of professional licensing, government technology, and public policy. This week in regulatory news, Utah becomes the first state to pass legislation to join the PA Licensure Compact, a new State Occupational Licensing Index finds that Arkansas has the most occupational licensure in the nation, and much more.

SPECIAL REPORT

An exhaustive breakdown of interstate compacts

FEATURED TOPIC

Regulatory Licensing

Featured

Ascend Magazine lives at the nexus of regulation, licensing, public policy, and digital government. We share news, insight, and exclusive commentary from leaders in regulation and technology. 

OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING REFORM

VOICES

CYBERSECURITY

LICENSE PORTABILITY