News bites: ‘dark pool’ concerns prompt meeting between CEOs, regulators

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On the heels of a GAO report finding billions of dollars of duplicative spending, the White house said President Obama’ is proposing $25 billion in cuts, consolidations, to be unveiled Wednesday.

Obama’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget was grilled Tuesday over her regulatory agenda.

Sylvia BurwellSylvia Mathews BurwellOvernight Healthcare: GOP chairman to introduce pre-existing condition bill ObamaCare enrollment hits 11.5M for 2017 Obama, Dems eyeing strategy to defend ObamaCare MORE was also pressed by a coalition of unions and watchdog groups to increase transparency in the rule-making process.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission moved forward with a new rule meant to improve safety during blackouts at reactors.

The Transportation Department’s top lawyer took a job at Delta.

Nonreligious groups criticized Obama’s contraception coverage mandate as too weak.

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