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The EPA Transport Rule’s Positive Net Benefits

The EPA Transport Rule’s Positive Net Benefits

Studies show that the environmental and health benefits of the EPA’s proposed rule would significantly outweigh its compliance costs.

Federal Research Center’s New Venture Into Drug Discovery

Federal Research Center’s New Venture Into Drug Discovery

New National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences works with pharmaceutical companies to develop drugs.

Budget Deal May Shut Down Open Government Websites

Budget Deal May Shut Down Open Government Websites

The Obama Administration’s Open Government Initiative takes a budget hit.

Senate Committee Hearing on the “Digital Divide”

Senate Committee Hearing on the “Digital Divide”

Hearing addresses improving native communities’ access to telephone and digital services.

Patent Reform Bill Passes Senate, Taken Up By House

Patent Reform Bill Passes Senate, Taken Up By House

Most substantial reforms in half century proposed for the U.S. patent system.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review

Google, Microsoft, and Monopoly Probe: Does Attitude Mean Anything?

Google, Microsoft, and Monopoly Probe: Does Attitude Mean Anything?

Corporate culture affects how antitrust regulators and judges perceive the actions of corporations.

Senate Judiciary Committee Discusses the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

Senate Judiciary Committee Discusses the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

Agencies disagree over how to balance between privacy and crime-fighting.

President Obama Wins Praise from Business

President Obama Wins Praise from Business

The President reaches out to the business community in an effort to stake out a middle ground.

International Linkage of National Climate Change Policies

International Linkage of National Climate Change Policies

Regulation of greenhouse gas emissions may proceed by linking together multiple national cap-and-trade systems.

EPA Proposes Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants

EPA Proposes Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants

At court-ordered deadline, EPA proposes standards for mercury and other air toxics.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review