News bites: Financial regulators poised to vote on new restrictions for non-banks

Pressure mounts on the federal government to allow faster testing of new antibiotics to fight “superbugs,” prompting safety concerns, according to The New York Times.

Rep. Alan GraysonAlan Mark GraysonThe Hill's Morning Report: Frustration mounts as Republicans blow up tax message Former Dem Rep. Alan Grayson to challenge for old House seat PolitiFact cancels Alan Grayson hire after backlash MORE (D-Fla.) is pressing to remove from a proposed free-trade deal a provision that he said could give corporations the power to kill regulations, RegWatch reports.

Opinion: Positive train control rules an example of regulations whose costs exceed benefits, George Will opines. 

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