The Vermont Democrat said Congress should scrap the corn-based mandate.
The rule affects officers from countries like North Korea and China.
A pair of unions for U.S. airline employees are calling for a "thorough investigation" of Norwegian Airlines bid to gain access to airports in the U.S. and European Union.
Norwegian Air is attempting to gain access to airports that are covered under the U.S. and European Union’s “Open Skies” agreement by registering its airplanes in Ireland, which is a member of the EU.
The Scandinavian company says it will be able to offer transatlantic flights for as low as $150 each way if its effort is approved by the Department of Transportation.
Computer giant Hewlett-Packard will pay more than $108 million to settle federal charges that its foreign subsidiaries used millions of dollars for bribes, slush funds and secret deals in order to secure government contracts.
The schemes involved fraud, expensive gifts and cash bribes in Mexico, Poland and Russia, according to charges from the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission released on Wednesday.
Senate Democrats hope to crack down on credit reporting agencies that leave consumers on the hook for costly reporting errors.
The senators introduced the Stop Errors in Credit Use and Reporting Act on Wednesday to protect consumers from inaccurate credit reports and make it easier for them to correct and dispute any mistakes.
A proposed rule would allow the EPA to assert its authority over the nation's waterways.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) pressed Senate appropriators to give more money to programs that intended to boost the safety of freight trains that are carrying crude oil shipments.
Legislation seeks only voluntary labeling regulations for genetically modified food.
Two background check companies have settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they gave bad reports to potential bosses and landlords, including false suggestions by one firm that some job candidates were registered sex offenders.
Rep. John Kline accused the NLRB of trying to "jam through" new rules.