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.

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 the opening of Utah's Policy Innovation Lab, new bills from the Washington legislature that may address nursing shortages in the state, and much more.
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.
Health care professionals are experiencing record levels of distress and burnout after nearly three years of working on the frontlines of the pandemic. We explore the roots of this issue with insights from Australian researcher and physician Dr. Marie Bismark.
The power and prevalence of artificial intelligence (AI) only grows with every passing year. As more sophisticated algorithms are developed and as AI programs grow their datasets, this technology will continue to take on more tasks and responsibilities previously fulfilled by humans. Here we look at the development of artificial intelligence as well as various applications the technology can have in professional 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. This week in regulatory news, the U.S. government requests information on conflicting cybersecurity regulations at the federal, state, and local levels, China announces broad regulations for the use of generative AI, and more.
In Ascend Magazine's latest Insight piece, we explore organizational cybersecurity culture in regulatory agencies and its value as a line of defense against cyberattacks.
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 efforts from the NL government to allow out-of-province licensed psychiatric nurses to work in the province, new regulations for digital asset services in Texas and Louisiana, and more.
Risk-based regulation has become somewhat of a buzzword over the past few years as regulatory agencies all over the world endeavor to adopt a risk-based approach. But what does it take for a regulator to truly be “risk-based”? Our latest Ascend article explores this question with insights from regulatory expert Malcolm Sparrow.
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.
Today, networks carry more information — and more types of information — than ever before. The ubiquity and cost of network technology has forced U.S. government officials at every level to consider outsourcing its management to the private sector. But what does that implementation look like, exactly? We take a look at this and more in our latest Ascend article.
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.
When professionals commit ethical infractions, what are the consequences, and who polices them? Do the errors of a few bad apples leave entire professions at risk of reputational damage? And what about voluntary self-regulation? Can it work? Ariel Visconti explores.
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 Pennsylvania's impending partial implementation of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), a new data sharing arrangement between Wisconsin and Michigan that could speed up license approvals in both states, 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 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. B.C. streamlines licensing for internationally trained nurses, France's financial regulator supports faster mandatory licensing for crypto firms, and much more in this week's look at regulatory news.

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Review commission identifies barriers to entry for Virginia teachers: 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 review commission identifies barriers to licensure amidst Virginia’s statewide teacher shortage, a U.K. architecture board recommends reforming educational requirements, and more.

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