Industry Regulation

British Columbia, Alaska officials fail to reach ferry deal

Sep 19, 2019

British Columbia mayor and Alaska transportation commissioner fail to reach agreement over firearms regulation that could end ferry service

Democrats to argue Republicans rushing top Labor nominee

Sep 19, 2019

Senate Democrats see a rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Labor Department

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

Sep 18, 2019

President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators

Bangladesh's leading cellphone companies in legal tussle

Sep 18, 2019

Bangladesh's two leading cellphone companies are negotiating with a regulator over claims of about $1.5 billion in unpaid taxes as they face a possible loss of their licenses amid a legal battle that could hurt investor confidence

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

Sep 17, 2019

A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown

Sep 17, 2019

Democrats controlling the House are keeping a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown free of controversy

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

Sep 17, 2019

The Trump administration is poised revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in California

Sep 17, 2019

Trump is making a rare visit to the Democratic stronghold of California where a series of high-dollar fundraisers will likely be met with protest

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Sep 17, 2019

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump

Fishermen demand a say in decisions on offshore wind energy

Sep 17, 2019

A congressional subcommittee has heard from fishermen asking for input on crucial decisions about offshore wind energy