News bites: Bernanke claims progress on post-crisis regs

Regulators have taken important strides to tamp on excessive risk in the financial sector since the 2008 economic crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Business is booming in the compliance industry, with firms hiring more officers to keep up with regulatory changes under ObamaCare, the Dodd-Frank Act and other laws, according to RegWatch.

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) criticized regulators for lax oversight of the tour bus and commercial trucking industries, The Los Angeles Times reports.

President Obama's regulation-based climate initiative is moving full speed ahead, as rest of his policy agenda falters, according to The Hill’s E2 Wire.

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