Washington tribe beats dental lobby, gets dental therapy

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Federal Government, Federal government, General, Health Care, Legislature, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

After years of failed efforts to pass a dental therapy law in Washington, an Indian tribe took a page from their counterparts in Alaska and exercised their sovereignty to get it done.

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Allegheny lawmakers confront the casino cartel

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  News, Pennsylvania, Regulations, Taxes  /  No Comments

Two Republicans from Allegheny County want to expand the use of video gaming terminals to bars and truck stops. Casino bosses are not happy.

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Pennsylvania Towing Association rails against attempt to force towers to register with the state

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Pennsylvania, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to rein in “rogue tow truck operators,” but the Pennsylvania Towing Association says new legislation would do more harm than good.

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Nebraska bill would end cities’ big haul for small cells

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Economy, Federal government, General, Nebraska, News, Regulations, State Government, Technology  /  No Comments

The next wave of wireless technology has arrived, and with it a tug-of-war between state and local governments trying to figure out how to balance cost, profit and improved service.

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Who’s watching the watchers? Mississippi licensing boards about to get a new boss

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Governor, Jobs + Growth, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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A bill passed by the Mississippi Legislature could provide supervision for the state’s occupational licensing boards.

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Bill would make Wisconsin a ‘constitutional carry’ state

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  News, Regulations, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A draft bill being circulated would make Wisconsin the 15th state to allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a permit.

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