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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..

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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..

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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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