News bites: Microsoft faces big fine over web browser violation

Opinion: The Federal Communications Commission’s 2013 budget request belies the true cost of its regulations, CEI’s Ryan Young opines in The Washington Times.

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Pressure mounts for the Obama administration to fill post at “the most powerful office you never heard of.”

The SEC set higher fines for insider trading violations.

The FAA moved to curb cockpit distractions.

Sen. Shelby unveiled bills to modify elements of Dodd-Frank

Watchdog groups alleged that Chevron broke law on donation to GOP

Experts testified that legislation aiming to give Congress power over regulations is constitutional.