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NAM: Overtime Regulation Is One More Roadblock For Manufacturers

June 30, 2015 2:43 pm | by Mallory Micetich, National Association of Manufacturers | News | Comments

NAM argues that the overtime regulations stand in the way of robust job creation.

Coal Industry Scores A Win But Fate Of Plants Still In Air

June 30, 2015 10:05 am | by Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court...

Obama Administration Unveils New Overtime Pay Standards

June 30, 2015 10:01 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The rules would make millions of additional workers eligible for overtime pay.

Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample Warning

June 30, 2015 9:57 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | News | Comments

The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel...

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GOP Spending Proposals Would Thwart Labor Rules

June 30, 2015 9:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Democrats harshly criticized the overall spending bill and the NLRB provisions.

New York Formalizes Ban On Fracking, Ending Seven Year Review

June 29, 2015 3:14 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

New York has formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

TPP Fight To Continue Despite Talk Of Democratic Reconciliation

June 26, 2015 5:12 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The terms of TPP are expected to go before Congress later this year.

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U.S. Opens Probe Of Ford F-150 Power Brake Failures

June 26, 2015 3:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The NHTSA says it has 32 complaints alleging that electric vacuum assist pumps can fail.

Food Industry Hails Passage Of Trade Authority Legislation

June 26, 2015 2:59 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

They predict the bill will help the industry develop new markets around the globe.

EPA To Study Impact Of Pesticides On Endangered Species

June 26, 2015 10:01 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The EPA will study the impact of the two most common pesticides in use in the U.S.

GOP Measure Would Permit Longer Tandem Trucks

June 25, 2015 4:14 pm | by Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The trucking industry's bid would allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways.

Governors Urge EPA To Keep Renewable Fuel Standards Intact

June 25, 2015 4:13 pm | by Bill Draper, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two governors criticized plans to reduce the amount of renewable fuels required in gasoline.

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To Sway Regulators, Charter Pledges To Play Nice On Internet

June 25, 2015 2:16 pm | by Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Internet providers have sued to throw out the "net neutrality" rules.

EPA To Hear Testimony From Hundreds On Renewable Fuels Plan

June 24, 2015 5:27 pm | by Bill Draper, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The EPA announced plans to reduce renewable fuels requirements by 4 billion gallons.

Iranian Crude Exports Plummet Following Sanctions

June 24, 2015 3:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Exports of crude oil from Iran decreased by nearly half.

Takata Debacle Exposes What’s Wrong With America’s Recall Process

June 24, 2015 2:46 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Government audit reveals extent of NHTSA’s poor management of the nation's largest auto recall.

Senate Poised To Hand Obama Big Victory On Negotiating Trade

June 24, 2015 9:40 am | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Senate also plans to vote on three other trade-related bills.

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House Approves Bill To Overhaul Chemical Regulation

June 23, 2015 8:08 pm | by Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The bill would update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Judge To Consider Request To Suspend Federal Oil, Gas Rules

June 23, 2015 2:09 pm | by Mead Gruver, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The government and environmental groups say the rules are necessary to protect federal land.

Senators Say Takata Might Have Put Profits Over Safety

June 22, 2015 6:05 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Takata might have placed profit over safety by halting safety audits of factories.

California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline To Report Water Cuts

June 22, 2015 2:46 pm | by Fenit Nirappil, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Several irrigation districts serving farmers are challenging the board's order in court.

High Court Won't Hear Ford Appeal Of Tax Overpayment

June 22, 2015 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The IRS ultimately determined that Ford's deposit was an overpayment.

U.S. Investigates Brake Problems In 2013 Dodge Dart Compacts

June 22, 2015 9:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The agency says it has 18 complaints that brake pedals can be hard to depress.

EPA Proposes Tougher Fuel-Efficiency Standards For Trucks

June 19, 2015 12:58 pm | by Matthew Daly, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The new rules would lower carbon dioxide emissions from trucks and vans by 24 percent by 2027.

Tech Group Outlines Priorities For 2016 Candidates

June 18, 2015 4:35 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The group argues that the eventual nominees should focus on technological innovation.

Amazon Calls For Uniform Drone Regulations

June 18, 2015 12:54 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Seattle-based Amazon unveiled its Prime Air project in late 2013.

Facility Tied To Ohio Chemical Spill To Submit Cleanup Plan

June 18, 2015 12:40 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company has said cleanup efforts have already been underway since shortly after the spill.

Bipartisan Rescue Bid For Obama's Trade Agenda

June 18, 2015 12:15 pm | by David Espo, Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama's trade agenda appears to be back on track.

Key Miscalculation Forces Obama To Weigh New Path On Trade

June 17, 2015 4:44 pm | by Charles Babington, Jim Kuhnhenn, The Associated Press | News | Comments

President Obama and his allies on trade are thinking of restarting their legislative push.

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