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Democrats and Republicans Wrangle Over the FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

Democrats and Republicans Wrangle Over the FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

Congress debates whether net neutrality rules promote competition and innovation or stifle economic activity.

Ongoing Litigation in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Ongoing Litigation in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Lawsuits over stem cell research could alter current scientific approaches.

OIRA’s Guide Provides Agencies with Recommendations for Using Regulations.gov

OIRA’s Guide Provides Agencies with Recommendations for Using Regulations.gov

OIRA recommends that agencies promote public access by uploading rulemaking documents in a timely, consistent fashion.

“Do Not Track Me” Bill Would Promote Online Privacy

“Do Not Track Me” Bill Would Promote Online Privacy

New bill would require the FTC to regulate companies’ use and collection of data about Internet users

Davos World Economic Forum Focuses on Transparency

Davos World Economic Forum Focuses on Transparency

Davos World Economic Forum generates support for government transparency, but divides remain over private sector transparency.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review

Obama’s Plan to Reform the Housing Market

Obama’s Plan to Reform the Housing Market

The Obama Administration explains its plans for reforming the U.S. housing market: less government involvement, more private capital.

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995

House subcommittee meets to consider the effectiveness of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.

Dannon Settles FTC Action by Dropping Certain Health Benefit Claims

Dannon Settles FTC Action by Dropping Certain Health Benefit Claims

Yogurt producer pays $21 million to states following investigation of product health claims.

Proposed HHS Rule Would Extend Health Care Protections to Student Health Plans

Proposed HHS Rule Would Extend Health Care Protections to Student Health Plans

The proposed rule would offer some, but all not, consumer protections of PPACA to student health plans.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Senator proposes regulatory budget bill, EPA holds meeting to discuss drinking water regulations, and more…

Federal Budget Battle Centers on Regulation

Federal Budget Battle Centers on Regulation

Regulatory agencies’ budgets a focal point in negotiations over government spending.