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. Connecticut eases licensure restrictions for telehealth and telepsychology providers, Israel eases regulatory restrictions for fintech companies, and more in our Week in Brief.
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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.

Part 1 of our exclusive Q&A series with Ahpra CEO Martin Fletcher explores the creation of the Australian health agency as well as the benefits and challenges of regulatory centralization.
The Week in Brief Podcast is your weekly guide to the latest news, issues, and events in professional licensing, regulation, and digital government. This week, Sarah and Paul discuss pushback from nursing leaders over the elimination of continuing education requirements in Montana, Missouri's recent enactment of three new interstate licensing compacts, and 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. New Jersey implements licensing for police officers, the Law Society of Ontario notifies candidates of cheating investigation, 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. This week in regulatory news, Washington begins implementation of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signs legislation expanding the state's gambling industry, Ireland takes steps toward regulating the field of social care, and much more.
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.
Wisconsin DSPS Secretary Dan Hereth joins Paul Leavoy on Ascend Radio to discuss his agency’s digital transformation journey, including how they got started and secured buy-in from key stakeholders, as well as the technical, process, and people challenges they encountered along the way.
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. Rhode Island legalizes cannabis while Delaware rejects it, New Jersey establishes police licensure, Alaska expedites licensing, and more weekly 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. This week in regulatory news, a new bill from the Florida Senate aims to promote license mobility for professionals entering the state from other jurisdictions, Kansas becomes the fourth state to enact the Interstate Teacher Mobility Compact, and 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. In this week's regulatory news, Turkey launches a blockchain-based ID for government services, the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador also considers digital IDs, Britain launches a probe into gambling-related harm, and much more.
To what extent does AI have the potential to exhibit bias and discrimination? And how might humans implement the technology in a way that curbs these tendencies? In his latest piece for Ascend, Rick Borges discusses the ethical implications of widespread AI implementation and explores what could be done to address them.
Ascend Magazine covered a lot of ground in its inaugural year, investigating topics ranging from cannabis licensure in the U.S., to use cases of data virtualization in regulation. For our final article of 2022, we looked back on the year to recap the five articles that most fascinated our readers. 
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. Massachusetts senators garner a veto-overriding majority for licensure reform, Tennessee eases credentialing restrictions for DACA recipients, and more in our latest Week in Brief.
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.
Part 3 of our series on the history of cryptocurrency regulation in America looks at the 2021 Bull Run. During this period, which culminated in Bitcoin reaching an all-time high of $68,000, disagreements continued over the classification of Ether as a commodity and calls for regulatory clarity grew louder.
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, economists call for more regulatory licensing oversight, dated rules prevent Canadian nurses from working, and more cyberattacks amid Ukraine tensions.
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, unvaccinated health care workers could lose their licenses, Oregon faces licensing backups, and Quebec calls for mandatory vaccinations.

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Updated: A breakdown of all interstate licensing compacts

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Alberta physicians criticize plans to subsidize nurse practitioner clinics: Weekly 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.
This week in regulatory news, professional communities clash over plans to publicly fund nurse practitioner clinics in Alberta, California considers an alternative pathway to licensure for lawyers, and much more.

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