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, Oklahoma joins states offering more universal occupational licensing recognition, New Mexico moves to modernize its regulatory system, and British Columbia health care workers remain unvaccinated.
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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.

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. A Missouri daycare suspends operations after being accused of providing children with illicit medication, Idaho axes licensure requirements for hair braiders, and more in our weekly look at regulatory news.
Equity is just one piece of the DE&I puzzle and, as gatekeepers to professional practice, regulators are also an important part, since they impact the livelihoods of applicants and licensees, argues Cara Moroney.
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, the American Psychological Association calls for removing mental health questions from applications to practice law, Manitoba's health minister announces new incentives that will benefit 25,000 health care workers, and much more.
With the pervasiveness of social engineering attacks and other cyberthreats, occupational licensing bodies must implement preventive measures to make sure sensitive information is kept safe. Here we look at some different cyberthreats as well as basic controls regulators can use to curb them.
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, a Texas company sues Iowa for excessive licensing requirements for threaders, nurses face more licensing delays, and one state introduces new hospital policies to fight labor shortages.
Regulatory reform of the legal services sector appears underway in British Columbia as the province considers moving the regulation of lawyers, paralegals, and notaries under a single regulator. Ken Osborne explores the rationale for reform as well as the potential benefits of the single statute, single regulator model.
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 review committee proposes eliminating or consolidating over 100 boards and commissions in Iowa, Missouri passes two new laws addressing workforce shortages, and more.
To what extent is it possible for regulators to measure their impact on the fields they regulate? How can they be held to account for their performance and guided toward better outcomes? In this article, we explore how performance measurement frameworks are used around the world to assess regulatory effectiveness and drive improvement.
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, Financial Conduct Authority CEO Nikhil Rathi outlines regulatory approach to Big Tech and AI, four of the most influential AI companies announce creation of an industry body to oversee advanced AI development, 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. This week in regulatory news, Newfoundland and Labrador announces changes to nursing regulations to allow RNs to prescribe medications, Michigan joins the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) 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. This week in regulatory news, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs legislation that will create licensing rules for cryptocurrency companies and kiosks, the World Health Organization publishes guidelines on regulating AI to improve quality of service in health care, and more.
On this episode of Ascend Radio, Cary Coglianese, director of the Penn Program on Regulation, joins Ascend Editor-in-Chief Paul Leavoy to discuss the biggest issues, challenges, and opportunities surrounding occupational regulation as well as key findings from his decades of research.
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, a top government office reports a network breach, report finds Louisiana licensing laws discourage opportunity, and a report criticizes Ohio regulation.
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 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 Ontario's removal of Canadian work experience requirements for foreign-trained engineers, the push for online gaming regulation in Quebec, new legislation that would tighten licensing restrictions for assistant physicians in Missouri, and more.

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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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