Tag: regulations

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Wisconsin regulators launch investigation into COVID-19 related costs for utilities

March 31, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

Twenty one U.S. utility regulators have mandated electric utilities suspend disconnections during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Energy and Policy Institute, which has forced 31 states as of Tuesday morning to issue a shelter-in-place notice that mandates residents stay […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

California Wildfires Spark Utility Investigations and New Regulations

December 18, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Southern California is under siege from multiple wildfires, fueled by extreme heat and the fiercest Santa Ana winds to hit the region in a decade. Last week, the Thomas Fire — the largest and most destructive fire currently raging in […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Death By 1,000 Cuts: How Republicans Can Still Alter Your Coverage

April 10, 2017

Via: Kaiser Health News

The Affordable Care Act’s worst enemies are now in charge of the vast range of health coverage it created. They’re also discussing changes that could affect a wider net of employment-based policies and Medicare coverage for seniors. Republicans failed last month […]

Health & Insurance

New Federal Rules Will Require Home Health Agencies To Do Much More For Patients

February 20, 2017

Via: The Caregiver Space

Home health agencies will be required to become more responsive to patients and their caregivers under the first major overhaul of rules governing these organizations in almost 30 years. The federal regulations, published last month, specify the conditions under which […]


How regulations and technology brought us closer to Utility 2.0 in 2016

December 22, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

It’s too soon to say the utility industry has evolved, or reached some kind of 2.0 status in 2016. There’s still much work ahead and most states have yet to forge ahead with new business utility models and aggressive grid […]


Common Service Dog Misconceptions

November 14, 2016

Via: Disabled World

Here in the United States, the Americans with Disabilities Act (among others), is the law that allows disabled individuals to utilize service animals. According to the ADA, staff may ask two questions: (1) is the dog a service animal required […]

Electric Utility

Inside the new guidebook for electric utility regulation

September 23, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

Not since Billy the Kid’s gang was named “The Regulators” has regulation of any sort seemed exciting, but a new book about the governance of the electric power industry gets surprisingly close. More than a typical textbook, the second edition […]

Public Transport

New Rule Solidifies FTA’s Safety Program Framework

August 12, 2016


The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) continues to deliver on our commitment to develop and implement a safety program that will benefit millions of daily transit users and those who operate and maintain transit systems. This week, FTA published a Final […]