- U.S. senators file bipartisan bill to stop state seizure of student loan defaulters’ licenses
- Podcast of criminally convicted “Dr. Death” dramatizes flaws in physician regulation
- Ban on funeral home/cemetery joint operation upheld as pro-competitive licensing rule
- No exemption from licensing rules for small-sized business
- Nevada sunset panel recommends retaining 22 boards, eliminating only “dysfunctional” homeopathy board
Jackson, MS could soon have a lot of its boards, commissions and agencies under one roof, if the advice of a recent legislative watchdog committee report is taken. The report, carried out by the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, or PEER, suggests that a lot of the services and organizations could be run more efficiently by moving into buildings currently owned by the state and sharing resources.
Full story by Geoff Pender via the Clarion Ledger