The Regulatory Week in Review: February 14, 2014
- President Barack Obama issued an executive order to increase “minimum wage for workers on [certain] Federal service contracts to $10.10 per hour.”
- The EPA issued a rule regulating the amount of fenpropidin, a toxin found in bananas.
- Twenty-one attorneys generals joined to prevent the EPA from cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay, according to The Washington Times.
- The EPA requested public comments on the draft report on climate change.
- The tax industry brought suit against Chicago for the city’s failure to regulate new ride-sharing services, The Chicago Tribune reported.
- The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office banned bitcoin, citing a 2002 law prohibiting the use of money substitutes, according to Fox News.