Week in Review

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Senate confirms Yellen for Fed chair, Obama administration releases proposals for gun control initiative, and more…

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  • The Barack Obama Administration reportedly announced proposed regulations as part of a gun control initiative.
  • Senators Elizabeth Warren and Tom Coburn reportedly introduced a bill to force agencies to release the details of settlements the agencies reach.
  • An interagency group reportedly released potential changes to chemical plant safety rules, responding to last year’s disaster in Texas.
  • Healthcare experts reportedly raised concerns over “churning,” coverage gaps caused by patients swapping insurance programs.
  • Governor Andrew M. Cuomo reportedly announced a plan to allow some hospitals in New York to dispense medical marijuana.
  • China reportedly tightened regulation on the so-called “shadow banking” industry.