WASHINGTON— The White House and top House Democrats said Monday they will support a bipartisan bill to overhaul regulation of asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, clearing the way for the bill's passage in Congress and signature by President Barack Obama. The proposal will require the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate new and existing...
WASHINGTON— A bipartisan agreement reached by House and Senate negotiators would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, including tens of thousands that have gone unregulated for decades. Barbara Boxer of California and Edward Markey, D- Mass.. David Vitter of Louisiana and James Inhofe of Oklahoma.
"As a physician, I understand in a real way the damage Obamacare will to do medicine in South Dakota and the entire country," one of the doctors said in announcing her candidacy.
CNBC's John Harwood reports New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced he will call for a special election to be held this year to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg.
People who lost money by investing in funds that funneled their money to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme are not entitled to recover for their losses in the manner that direct victims of the massive fraud can recover, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
Nov 6- U.S. biofuel providers are being allowed to reroute critical supplies to New Jersey to help alleviate shortages caused by Hurricane Sandy, two U.S.
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The federal government will cover 100 percent of emergency power and public transportation costs through Nov. 9 for the areas of New York and New Jersey that were hit hard by superstorm Sandy, officials said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The federal government will cover 100 percent of emergency power and public transportation costs through Nov. 9 for the areas of New York and New Jersey that were hit hard by superstorm Sandy, according to the U.S. senators of the two states.
*U.S. government to pay New Jersey emergency power costs. Nov 1- Rescuers searched flooded streets and swamped houses for survivors, drivers lined up for hours to get scarce gasoline and millions remained without power on Thursday as New York City and nearby coastal towns struggled to recover from one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States.
WASHINGTON, Nov 1- The federal government will cover 100 percent of emergency power and public transportation costs through Nov. 9 in eight New Jersey counties that were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, according to the two U.S. senators representing the state. An aide to Senator Frank Lautenberg told Reuters that FEMA informed the senators of the decision.
*New Jersey Senators asked for more federal money. NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 31- New York state on Wednesday asked the U.S. federal government to pay all the costs of cleaning up and repairing damage from massive storm Sandy that tore through the Northeast this week and crippled New York City.
NEWARK, N.J.-- The Transportation Security Administration on Friday moved to fire 25 employees at Newark Liberty International Airport and suspend 19 others for what it said was improper screening of checked luggage, the latest in a series of problems at one of the country's busiest airports.
NEW YORK-- Stop if you've heard this one before: the NHL is losing games because of a lockout. In a widely anticipated move, the NHL announced Thursday that 82 games between opening night next week and Oct. 24 have been canceled because of the ongoing fight with the players' association that had already forced the league to eliminate the preseason schedule.