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Federal Courts Split on Constitutionality of Individual Mandate in Health Care Law

Federal Courts Split on Constitutionality of Individual Mandate in Health Care Law

Two district courts uphold insurance mandate, but two other courts find it unconstitutional.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Obama Administration plans housing reform, President pledges to modernize regulations, and more…

Proposed MSHA Regulation Seeks to Strengthen Pattern of Violation Provisions

Proposed MSHA Regulation Seeks to Strengthen Pattern of Violation Provisions

Mine safety regulator proposes criteria for improving worker protection.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Senate healthcare repeal fails, contraception requirement may violate religious liberty, and more…

Bipartisan E-Rulemaking Act of 2010 Introduced to Enhance Transparency

Bipartisan E-Rulemaking Act of 2010 Introduced to Enhance Transparency

Senators aim to require the government to put information concerning regulation on the Internet.

CPSC & HUD Issue Guidance on Imported Drywall

CPSC & HUD Issue Guidance on Imported Drywall

Government takes steps to protect consumers from poisonous substances in homes.

Penn Law Students Cited in Historic EPA/NHTSA Rulemaking

Penn Law Students Cited in Historic EPA/NHTSA Rulemaking

Agencies discuss student comment in rulemaking on greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles.

NHTSA in Action

NHTSA in Action

Agency makes announcements on automobile investigations and fuel economy standards.

Report Finds FOIA Implemention Under Obama is “Almost as Mixed” as Under Bush

Report Finds FOIA Implemention Under Obama is “Almost as Mixed” as Under Bush

Report indicates that governmental transparency gains may not be as large as promised by the President.

EPA Announces Climate Change Regulation Will Not Take Effect Until After the 2010 Elections

EPA Announces Climate Change Regulation Will Not Take Effect Until After the 2010 Elections

Agency clarifies that it will not implement greenhouse gas regulations for at least one more year.

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

Transportation Department aims to join other agencies in transparent government initiative.

More Petitions Filed Challenging EPA’s Endangerment Finding

More Petitions Filed Challenging EPA’s Endangerment Finding

Groups challenge EPA’s reliance on scientific reports to find danger in greenhouse gas emissions.