News bites: Mary Jo White, aka Sid Vicious

Drive and a fierce competitive streak are among the key attributes of Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Jo White, known as Sid Vicious on the tennis court for her style of play, according to a lengthy New Yorker profile.

Johnson & Johnson (and subsidiaries) will dole out more than $2.2 billion in fines and liability payments in one of the biggest healthcare fraud settlements in U.S. history, RegWatch reports.

Coal country’s decline began long before the Obama administration’s “war on coal,” according to The National Journal.

The investigation of week’s fatal shooting at LAX will include a broad review of U.S. airport security, RegWatch reports.

More from RegWatch:

Attorney Gen. Eric HolderEric H. HolderVoting advocates notch win at Supreme Court Flynn refusal sets up potential subpoena showdown House votes to expand death penalty for police killings MORE wouldn’t rule out federal charges against George Zimmerman.

The Transportation Department unveiled new regulations meant to make flying easier for disabled people.

Critics of all political stripes ramped up pressure on the Justice Department to finalize a mammoth settlement JPMorgan Chase.

House Democrats decried the delay of expected regulations on the e-cigarette industry.

Send all of your comments, complaints and regulatory news tips to RegWatch via or