Stories tagged: regulations
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Exxon Mobil prevailed Tuesday in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate change regulations could take on its business, with a judge saying the state …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
The Republican governor said he’s cut or simplified 75% of Idaho’s administrative rules this year and leapfrogged ahead of South Dakota as the least-regulated state.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
No more antlerless deer hunting. That’s the biggest change in for Eastern Washington hunters in 2019.
Mon., June 3, 2019
Caster Semenya won an interim ruling in her battle against the IAAF and its testosterone regulations when the Swiss supreme court ordered athletics’ governing body to suspend the rules on …
Tue., April 16, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission adopted hunting seasons and regulations this month.
Thu., March 14, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.