Sarah Melanson

Many Railroads Will Not Have Required Safety Technology by Deadline

Auditor outlines problems and gives guidance to rail regulator over delays with positive train control.

Week in Review

Hillary Clinton proposes financial sector regulations, the White House announces that sustainability will not be a factor in the 2015 dietary guidelines, and more…

Week in Review

President Obama authorizes FAA funding but may veto the DOD’s spending bill, the EPA updates its worker protection standard, and more…

Week in Review

The DOJ launched an investigation of Volkswagen, the Obama administration announced steps to expedite infrastructure projects, and more…

Week in Review

President Obama issues an executive order directing agencies to use behavioral science research, the EPA Administrator testifies about the Gold King Mine spill, and more…

Week in Review

The FDA finalizes rules to prevent food-borne illnesses, President Obama issues an executive order about paid sick leave requirements, and more…

Week in Review

Postal workers seek public support for their labor grievances this holiday weekend, a court grants an injunction against the EPA’s “Waters of the U.S.” rule, and more…

Week in Review

Gun control advocates call for stricter regulations after the on-air shooting of a news crew, the EPA issues federal water quality standards, and more…

Week in Review

The EPA proposes measures to curb methane emissions, the FTA requests comments on a proposed rule to maintain the safety of public transportation, and more…

Week in Review

The Fifth Circuit concludes that a Texas voter-ID law violates the Voting Rights Act, the EPA holds a press conference about the Gold King Mine spill, and more…

Week in Review

President Obama announces efforts to fight climate change, the SEC approves a rule on executive pay transparency, and more…

Week in Review

The House passes the REINS Act requiring Congressional approval of major regulations, the FWS investigates the alleged killing of a lion by a trophy hunter, and more…