Rep. Dave Brat (R., Va.), a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Dwight Evans (D., Pa.), a community activist from Philadelphia, came to rare agreement Tuesday on a licensing issue impacting the American workforce.
A federal judge issued an injunction on Monday to halt California’s plan requiring cancer warning labels on all “Roundup” products, the best-selling weed killer and herbicide worldwide.
The Treasury Department plans to eliminate nearly 300 outdated tax regulations, getting tax rules off the books that in some cases have not applied since the 1940s.
A long-simmering partisan feud over the role of science in government research, regulatory decisions, and funding will come to the forefront again when the House Science Committee meets Tuesday for a hearing on the most widely used herbicide in the world.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said regulators must take liberty into consideration rather than the dollar figures associated with rule-making.
The administration has cut 22 regulations for every new rule introduced, President Donald Trump announced at the White House Thursday.
CNN expressed alarm after the Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality rules, featuring a story on the front page of its website with the headline “End of the internet as we know it” that described the internet regulations as efforts to “keep the web open and fair.”