Week in Review

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U.S. Supreme Court accepts health care challenge, subpoenas reported for MF Global, first fines for violating tarmac delay rule, and more.

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  • Officials at the Department of Energy (DOE) apparently requested the currently bankrupt solar energy company Solyndra delay announcing planned layoffs until after the November 2010 elections, according to a House committee staff memo.
  • A report issued jointly by the majority staff on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform called the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) a “bloated” agency plagued by significant problems.
  • United States Attorneys in Chicago and New York have reportedly issued subpoenas in the probe of the collapse of MF Global Holdings Limited.