Sarah Melanson

Week in Review

President Obama signs legislation concerning the production of microbeads, the FCC proposes a rule to enhance phone access for hearing-impaired individuals, and more…

Week in Review

The FAA’s mandatory drone registration period commences, the FDA publishes final guidance permitting blood donations from gay and bisexual men, and more…

Week in Review

Over 190 countries agree to curtail greenhouse gas emissions at the UN Climate Conference, the U.S. House releases the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, and more…

Week in Review

The U.S. Senate passes a stopgap spending measure, the D.C. Circuit hears oral arguments on the FCC’s net neutrality rules, and more…

Week in Review

President Obama discusses climate change at COP21, the U.S. Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and more…

Week in Review

President Obama issues a statement addressing concerns about national security threats, the RISC publishes the fall Unified Agenda, and more…

Week in Review

The French government tightens security ahead of Paris’ climate change conference, U.S. Senators urge President Obama to stamp out mandatory arbitration clauses, and more…

Week in Review

The Fifth Circuit affirms a preliminary injunction against a DHS-implemented immigration program, HUD issues a proposed rule banning smoking in public housing, and more…

Week in Review

The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s final text is released, the SEC issues a rule on securities-based crowdfunding, and more…

Week in Review

The FDA and DOT take steps to regulate electronic cigarettes, twenty-four states challenge the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and more…

Week in Review

The FAA and DOT announce registration requirements for recreational drone operators, presidential candidate proposes curtailing fracking regulations, and more…

Week in Review

U.S. House representative calls for tighter restrictions on recreational drones, the FTC coordinates with other agency investigations of Volkswagen, and more…