News bites: Employers blast $63-per-person healthcare provision

Boeing company executives are confident the grounded 787 “Dreamliner” will resume flights within weeks, following a fix for the troubled plane’s lithium battery problem, The Times reports.

From RegWatch:

Vitter accused EPA of using ‘secret data’ to draft new rules.

The Independent Community Bankers of America’s new chief vowed to take on burdensome regs.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau targeted student loan servicers.

The U.S. leveled new sanctions over foiled Iranian plot to evade oil restrictions.

A federal office chief denied blocking regulations during a contentious House hearing.

The FDA warned lawmakers that new restrictions on painkillers will take time.

Regulators moved to take up consider new rules for ceiling fans.

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