Industry regulation

March 02, 2018 - 8:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a late-winter storm's impact on New York (all times local): 8 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says more than 363,000 utility customers without are without power in the state as winds and snow down tree limbs and power lines. Cuomo says tractor-trailers are banned on...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, a Chinese worker performs welding work on steel rods using a steel drill at a construction site in Beijing. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
March 02, 2018 - 8:11 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China has warned that U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum would have a "huge impact" on the global trading order and said Beijing would work with other nations to protect its interests. A Commerce Ministry official said late Friday that...
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March 02, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a late-winter storm's impact on New York (all times local): 4 p.m. Tractor-trailers and buses are banned from New York's Mario Cuomo Bridge after three trucks overturned on the bridge because of high winds from a winter storm. The state Thruway Authority says the...
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In this Aug. 1, 2016 photo, laborers work in the steel market in Yichang in central China's Hubei province. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 10:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — China had no immediate reaction Friday to U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum, which he followed up by insisting that trade wars "are good, and easy to win." Chinese leaders have threatened in the past to retaliate if Trump raises trade...
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In this Aug. 1, 2016 photo, laborers work in the steel market in Yichang in central China's Hubei province. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 9:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — China had no immediate reaction Friday to U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum, which he followed up by insisting that trade wars "are good, and easy to win." Chinese leaders have threatened in the past to retaliate if Trump raises trade...
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In this Aug. 1, 2016 photo, laborers work in the steel market in Yichang in central China's Hubei province. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 5:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — After threatening to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump raised trade barriers, Chinese leaders need to decide whether his hikes in steel and aluminum tariffs justify starting a fight that might disrupt access to one of China's biggest markets. Beijing had no immediate reaction...
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Senator Steve Henson, D - Stone Mountain, speaks Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Atlanta, in opposition to HB 918. He said that while he supported portions of the bill, he thought the state should look to funding programs such as education. The Georgia Senate passed legislation to lower the state income tax rate now that the bill no longer includes a tax break for Delta. The House may take it up as well, giving it final approval and sending it to Gov. Nathan Deal, who has promised to sign it. Deal cleared the way for it Wednesday, agreeing to sign the measure without the Delta break he wanted. The governor said he will seek the Delta tax break in separate legislation (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 5:31 am
ATLANTA (AP) — As companies across America take a stand on guns after the Florida school massacre, Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. Ignoring warnings that the state's business-friendly image...
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Senator Steve Henson, D - Stone Mountain, speaks Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Atlanta, in opposition to HB 918. He said that while he supported portions of the bill, he thought the state should look to funding programs such as education. The Georgia Senate passed legislation to lower the state income tax rate now that the bill no longer includes a tax break for Delta. The House may take it up as well, giving it final approval and sending it to Gov. Nathan Deal, who has promised to sign it. Deal cleared the way for it Wednesday, agreeing to sign the measure without the Delta break he wanted. The governor said he will seek the Delta tax break in separate legislation (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 1:25 am
ATLANTA (AP) — As companies across America take a stand on guns after the Florida school massacre, Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. Ignoring warnings that the state's business-friendly image...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting with state and local officials in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is rewriting Obama-era rules governing pollution from oil and gas operations and coal ash dumps, moves that opponents say will significantly weaken protections for human health and the environment. The EPA announced the changes Thursday, March 1, the latest in series of actions in the last year to roll back regulations opposed by the fossil-fuel industry. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 02, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it is rewriting Obama-era rules governing pollution from oil and gas operations and coal ash dumps, moves that opponents say will significantly weaken protections for human health and the environment. The changes proposed by the Environmental...
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Teachers rally outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Teachers were awaiting a Senate vote on a proposed 5 percent pay increase for them. (AP Photo/John Raby)
March 01, 2018 - 10:36 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Many West Virginia public school students were at loose ends again Friday, with their classrooms closed for a seventh straight class day as teachers fought for pay raises. The state Senate's Republican majority refused Thursday to take up legislation to give them a 5...
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