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MSHA Seeks More Comments on Proposed Coal Miner Health Rule

MSHA Seeks More Comments on Proposed Coal Miner Health Rule

Proposed standards attempt to reduce black lung disease risk.

Report on Financial Crisis Singles Out the Office of Thrift Supervision

Report on Financial Crisis Singles Out the Office of Thrift Supervision

Senate subcommittee staff report faults OTS in Washington Mutual collapse.

Senate Committee Considers the Public Health Implications of Fracking

Senate Committee Considers the Public Health Implications of Fracking

Senators debate whether to regulate a drilling process.

DOJ Approves the Google-ITA Merger but More Antitrust Scrutiny May Be Waiting in the Wings

DOJ Approves the Google-ITA Merger but More Antitrust Scrutiny May Be Waiting in the Wings

The FTC may investigate Google’s practices after the company settles with the DOJ.

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.