News bites: Obama to focus on regs this fall

Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers withdrew his name from consideration to serve as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, potentially clearing the way for Janet Yellen to get the job, The Washington Post reports. 

From RegWatch:

The federal government is readying new movie theater regulations for blind and deaf people.

Food safety advocates are calling upon the Senate leadership to strip the so-called “Monsanto Protection Act” from spending legislation needed to keep the government running.

The attorneys general in 17 states are accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of overreaching on regulations in pursuit of Obama’s climate agenda.

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