The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards, an alliance of consumer, labor, public interest and other groups, told President Obama in a letter Wednesday that it was "deeply troubling" to hear that officials slowed down the approval process for critical regulations.
Jay Carney says Obama administration rules have yielded billions in net benefits.
Mounting flight delays this week amid widespread cold weather in much of the country are not attributable to mandatory scheduling rules for pilots that have been enacted by the Department of Transportation, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) is arguing.
Airlines have cancelled 12,965 flights this week and delayed 47,533 others during the weather pattern that has been identified by meteorologists as a “polar vortex,” according to the website FlightAware.com.
Some airline industry sympathizers have whispered that the number of flight cancellations was increased by the DOT’s requirement that commercial airline pilots to get at least 10 hours of off-duty time between work shifts.
New guidance puts schools on notice that uneven punishment policies may spark intervention.
The American Action Forum said businesses were hit with $112 billion in new costs last year.
Drivers are not distracted by digital billboards alongside roads, according to a study conducted by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
The study, which released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) last week, found that drivers are not any more likely to be distracted by digital billboards than stationary signs.
The two regulations are intended to keep guns from the mentally ill.
More flexibility shall be allowed with calorie caps.
A U.S. district court has shut down a telemarketing company that targeted Hispanic customers in a fraudulent scheme to resell luxury products.
Debate over regulations exploded in 2013 as Obama used them to advance his policy agenda.