Advocates are pressing for an executive order to ease the flow of humanitarian aid overseas.
The Federal Railroad Administration is reminding train operators to stick to speed limits in the wake of a recent New York City commuter train crash.
The agency issued its advisory just over a week after a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx while traveling 52 miles per hour above the speed limit.
A few federal agencies and advisory panels will hold meetings in the next couple of weeks.
Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda:
She wants to ban foreign travel for EPA head until listening sessions are set in coal states.
The plan targets the use of antimicrobials to fatten chickens, pigs or other animals.
Former Gen. Wesley Clark was speaking before the committee about the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, but Vitter instead decided to press him on work he's done to promote the subsidized phone program.
"We are not going to attack panelists on other issues. Period, end of quote,” Sen. Barbara Boxer said. “If you want to do it, have a press conference.”
Commodities traders, employers of home care aids and veterinarians will all be affected by new regulations scheduled to come out on Thursday.
Here’s what’s happening in the Federal Register:
The sponsor of a bill in the House to ban airlines from allowing passengers to talk on their cellphones during flights said he was offering the legislation because in-flight phone calls would cause "a lot of chaos" on airplanes.
Appearing on Fox Business Network's "Money" show, Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said he was in favor of allowing passengers to use other electronic devices, including their cellphones in data mode.
A top official confirmed warnings that have long been made by oil companies.
The draft regulations are meant to rein in market speculation.