regulations

Wrath of CON: PA lawmaker would let hospitals help pick their competitors

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  Health Care, Media, News, PA Independent, Pennsylvania, Regulations, Video  /  1 Comment

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A Pennsylvania legislator wants to look into reviving a long-dead bit of bureaucracy, where the state decides whether a community needs a medical facility that’s being proposed. The federal government is now advising against these regulations, though its responsible for many states implementing them in the first place.

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Proposed Mississippi telemedicine rule goes temporarily offline

By   /  July 17, 2015  /  Economy, Health Care, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure voted Thursday to withdraw a proposed regulation that would have put a serious crimp on out-of-state telemedicine companies operating in the Magnolia State.

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The big bang theory? PA senators want to legalize fireworks for state residents

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Legislature, Media, News, Ohio, PA Independent, Pennsylvania, Regulations, Video, West Virginia  /  No Comments

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Three Pennsylvania senators say they will introduce new legislation ironing out the lack of logic in current fireworks law.

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Ohio bill would regulate Uber, Lyft

By   /  July 1, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio General Assembly has decided that even though the state does not regulate taxis, it needs to regulate Uber, Lyft and other ride sharing companies.

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Where home-sharing loses, rent control and special interests prevail

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Economy, Jobs + Growth, Regulations, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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As home-sharing becomes a more competitive choice for consumers, a trend is emerging in major cities that implement rent control.

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FCC split over new robocall regulations

By   /  June 19, 2015  /  Regulations, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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The FCC passes new regulations protecting people from unwanted robocalls.

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