News bites: Regulators call for new technology in financial markets

Federal aviation regulators are reporting a sharp increase in air-traffic control mishaps – but attributed the rise to a new automated system that collects vastly more data, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed power plant emissions regulations would further impair an already struggling coal industry, according to The Pittsburgh Tribune Review.

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) warned businesses against forcing their workers to use payroll cards.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) slammed Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on taxes and regulation, as he touted the Lone Star State’s business-friendly climate.

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