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The Regulatory Week in Review: August 28, 2015

Aug 28, 2015 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..


Applying Tobacco Tax Lessons to Sugary Drinks

Aug 27, 2015 Analysis

Scholar says price minimums and prohibitions on discounts must accompany sugary beverage taxes.

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Federal Agency Moves to Enhance Safety of Public Transportation Systems

Aug 26, 2015 News

The Federal Transit Administration issued a proposed rule to increase monitoring of public transit systems.

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Committee Recommends Cautious Use of Issue Exhaustion Doctrine in Rulemaking Cases

Aug 25, 2015 Analysis

ACUS committee warns against requirement to raise issues in rulemaking before seeking judicial review.

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Does Extending a Comment Period Equal Regulatory Delay?

Aug 24, 2015 Analysis

Study suggests a link between comment period extensions and delays in final rules.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: August 21, 2015

Aug 21, 2015 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..


White House Announces International Development Partnerships

Aug 20, 2015 News

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew leads delegation to U.N. conference on development finance.

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Last Licks for Baseball’s Chewing Tobacco Habit

Aug 19, 2015 News

City and state officials seek to ban chewing tobacco from sports stadiums around the country.

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Legal Challenges to Fracking Regulation

Aug 18, 2015 Analysis

It remains to be seen whether industry efforts to fight hydraulic fracturing regulation will succeed.

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Is Professional Self-Regulation at a Crossroads?

Aug 17, 2015 Opinion

Recent Supreme Court decision is a wake-up call for state licensing boards claiming antitrust immunity.

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