President Obama signed legislation on Wednesday that will give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new powers to oversee some pharmacies that mix drugs.
The Drug Quality and Security Act would make it easier to trace drugs throughout the country.
New legislation in the Senate would exempt pizza delivery joints and grocery stores from upcoming federal rules requiring restaurants to post the number of calories in their food.
The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, from Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Angus King (I-Maine), would limit the ability of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to impose regulations that store owners say would be nearly impossible to fulfill.
House lawmakers are backing effort to rein in the use of performance enhancing drugs.
“The tide is turning. We have genuine momentum on our side," official maintains.
The conservative Americans for Prosperity is praising an effort in the House to limit the Obama administration’s power to regulate “fracking” on public lands.
"Federal oversight would threaten this critical industry’s rapid progress," the group’s manager of federal affairs, Christine Harbin Hanson, wrote to Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) on Monday.
Heritage Action is pressing congressional Republicans to co-sponsor a measure that would ensure workers use secret ballots when deciding whether to form a union.
Julian Hattem 11/14/13 12:32 PM EST
Republicans launched a fresh attack on ObamaCare by claiming it hurts students.
Senators say the new report highlights need for a new law to rein in big Wall Street banks.