Stories tagged: regulations
Thu., March 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Grand Canyon National Park, which is celebrating its centennial, is a monument to eye-catching natural beauty – and the value of government regulation, which deter miners, plans for dams, tramways …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Come January, the banking industry is going to be on Rep. Maxine Waters’ time. With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, the California representative is expected to become …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will close chinook fishing on some stretches of the lower Salmon River and reduce bag limits and fishing days there and on the Little …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. Savoring the legislative triumph, he …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren’t …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Shoppers could see grocery prices rise because of a new federal mandate requiring most long-distance truckers to use electronic logging devices to keep track of their time spent driving.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Fifty Senate lawmakers have endorsed a legislative measure to override the Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to deregulate the broadband industry, top Democrats said Monday.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana – and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump – in …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s pick for health secretary said Tuesday he’s wary of a broad government role in negotiating prescription drug prices, arguing that it may lead to reduced access for …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s mining regulators are reconsidering rules meant to protect underground miners from breathing coal and rock dust – the cause of black lung – and diesel exhaust, which …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
The Interior Department said Thursday it is delaying an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
A global forum of banking regulators has finished its years-long work on rules that aim to keep weak banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and setting off financial crises like the …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Florida regulators say 23 nursing homes are not following new rules put in place after residents died in a South Florida nursing home.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
The very attributes that make social media sites such effective advertising platforms are also what made them susceptible to a foreign influence campaign.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Funeral home regulations vary across the U.S., with some states requiring annual inspections and several requiring no inspections at all.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Fed is committed to making sure that the regulations it imposes on the nation’s community banks are not unduly burdensome, noting a proposed …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
The United States won’t settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
North Dakota regulators on Tuesday granted a request by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline to postpone a public hearing on whether the company violated state rules, though not …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Regulators appear likely to accept the financially beleaguered Postal Service’s request for more freedom to raise the price of mailing letters. It would be the biggest change in the Postal …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Regulations have made it more difficult to raise capital through stock sales, choking off access to vital capital for fledgling companies, the New York Stock Exchange’s chief told members of …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents without the benefit of something …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 12:12 a.m.
Republicans efforts to rescind a myriad of Obama-era rules ended with one failure but 14 regulations eliminated from the books.
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Seeking suggestions about what environmental regulations it should gut, the Trump administration on Tuesday got an earful from people who say federal rules limiting air and water pollution aren’t strict …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Experts say coal’s biggest problem isn’t a shortage of the fuel to dig or even climate change regulations but cheap and abundant natural gas. Gas prices dropped as advances in …
Tue., March 7, 2017
We like clean air and water; safer vehicles; effective drugs; honest financial markets; uncontaminated food and much more. But we dislike the burden of collective compliance.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
In his first full work day as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt made clear Monday that he intends to step back from what he sees as the …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
President Donald Trump is preparing executive orders aimed at reversing Obama-era policies on climate and water pollution, according to individuals briefed on the measures.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
Obama happened to be unequipped as president to negotiate with his assumed inferiors but prepared to discard democratic principles if they got in his legacy’s way.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Organizations opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order to curb government regulations filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block it.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017
Trump’s objective is to cut government regulation by about 70 percent. It will be a tough target to reach. But Trump seems determined to try.