News bites: Golden State regs under fire from Washington

The fight is on to open more public access to the Chesapeake Bay — only 2 percent of which is available for fishing, swimming and other recreation, according to The Washington Post. 

Agriculture Secretary Tom VilsackThomas J. VilsackUSDA: Farm-to-school programs help schools serve healthier meals OVERNIGHT MONEY: House poised to pass debt-ceiling bill MORE called the discovery of genetically modified Wheat in Oregon an isolated incident, The Hill reports. 

Publicis and Omnicom are confident that antitrust regulators will approve their blockbuster merger, according to Reuters.

As Obama reveals what he’s looking for in a new Fed Chair, some lawmakers are making clear their view it shouldn’t be Larry Summers, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Rep. Bill FloresBill FloresOvernight Regulation: GOP takes aim at Endangered Species Act | DOJ expands asset seizures | FCC chief denies Trump interfered on Time Warner merger | Panel votes to ease driverless car regs House votes to streamline pipeline reviews Questions grow over Kushner’s security clearances MORE (R-Texas) says the Interior Department’s new fracking rule will only lead to more regulations, according to The Hill’s E2 Wire. 

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