Parents will be the winners of the proposed legislation to aid in school selection

The 2023 Florida legislature session will begin in early March, shortly after Major League Baseball pitchers and catchers arrive at spring training camps in Florida. But incoming Speaker of the House Paul Renner has already indicated his interest in being “closer” on school selection policy in Florida. Last week, Speaker Renner announced that Florida House’s … Read more

New rules have been proposed in Oregon to increase access to electrolysis

New proposed electrology rules in Oregon seek to lower barriers to becoming an electrologist, to reduce the waiting time of up to two years for hair removal for transgender individuals seeking sex reassignment surgery. There are about 78 licensed electricians in Oregon, and there are no electrician schools currently accepting new students. The new rules … Read more

BC First Nation can contest the proposed coal mine as part of a unique deal with the developer

A coal company and British Columbia’s First Nation struck a rare deal to give the community veto power over a proposed mining project, which could set a precedent for how natural resource projects can be developed in Canada. NWP Coal Canada and Yaq̓it ʔa knuqⱡi’it (YQT), also known as the Tobacco Plains Indian Band, calls … Read more

A proposed new psychiatric facility that could house “at risk” mentally ill patients in North Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – There is growing concern about the arrival of a mental health hospital in North Baton Rouge. The new facility can be located in the Glen Oaks neighborhood next to Forest Heights Academy of Excellence and blocks from Glen Oaks High School. But who can be housed there is what the … Read more

What the FTC’s proposed ban on non-competitors might mean for docs

Doctors and other clinicians could easily terminate contracts and change jobs under proposed new FTC regulation that would prevent companies from limiting employees’ ability to work for a competitor. The proposed rule seeks to prevent companies from imposing incomplete clauses in employment contracts, a practice that represents an “unfair method of competition” with “exploitative and … Read more