Week in Review

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Anti-smoking campaign, SEC probe of pre-IPO trading, inquiry into European telecom operators, and more.

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  • Leading telecommunications operators were questioned by competition authorities from the European Commission to determine if meetings of their bosses led to collusion.
  • Senator Jim DeMint introduced legislation (S. 2186) that would overturn Justice Department regulations that would force public-access swimming pools across the country to install handicapped-accessible ramps and lifts.
  • A bipartisan bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 2184) that would provide financial support to the fishing industry and would seek to improve management of our oceans.
  • Melanie Ann Pustay, director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that lawmakers need to protect against disclosures of material about cybersecurity and critical U.S. computer networks.