regulations

Uber Regulations: Assault on sharing economy, or practical compromise?

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Even if ride-sharing companies and regulators are appeased with new rules on the burgeoning industry, the consumers may still be missing out out.

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Local government finds new ways to make Airbnb ‘illegal’

By   /  May 18, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Protesters gathered outside Santa Moncia City Hall to protest the new regulations placing restrictions on the home-sharing app Airbnb.

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Nurses: Regulations hamper health-care efficiency in Pennsylvania

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  General, PA Independent, Pennsylvania  /  3 Comments

By Rachel Martin | Watchdog.org
PITTSBURGH — In Pennsylvania, you have to pay for a doctor, even if you only need a nurse.
Patients could get better quality care and shorter waiting times if nurses were allowed to do what they’re trained to do: take care of medical issues that don’t necessarily require a doctor’s time and […]

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Some Mississippi state-owned parks ban guns despite open carry law

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Government Regulation, Local Government, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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A few Mississippi state-owned parks ban guns despite state laws giving firearms owners the right to carry within their boundaries.

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Mississippi board rules 89-year-old Edwards doctor can still make house calls

By   /  April 16, 2015  /  Government Regulation, Mississippi, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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An 89-year-old Edwards doctor who was threatened with the loss of his medical license for practicing medicine out of his car will keep his license.

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Regulatory speed bumps ahead for autonomous vehicles?

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Whether the expanding technology of autonomous vehicles grows in the US depends on the regulatory speed bumps the industry has to obey along the way.

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