News bites: Unions uniting against immigration bill provisions

A pair of unions representing roughly 20,000 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees contends the policy changes required Senate legislation would weaken public safety, according to The New York Times.

The 844-page legislation would direct agencies to enact a raft of new regulations and new layers of bureaucracy, RegWatch reported upon the bill's introduction last month.

High-speed trading has become a major challenge for financial regulators, according to FOX Business.

The long-simmering fight over genetically modified food has flared up in Washington, where new rules are under consideration, RegWatch reports.

In Southern California, regulators are eyeing a crack down on beach fires, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Across the pond, the British Government is considering whether to embark on an effort to reduce the burden of excessive or unnecessary regulation, according to MoneyMarketing.