Self-Driving Cars Set for New Regulations (7/21/16) 
   Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx addressed the Automated Vehicle Symposium in San Francisco this week, expressing an optimistic outlook regarding autonomous vehicles...
 Republican Platform Takes Aim at EPA, Other Federal Agencies (7/21/16) 
   The Republican Party finalized its official party platform this week during its convention in Cleveland that offers a sharp rebuke of federal agencies that overregulate industry and “hobble economic growth.” The platform plank calls for...
 OSHA Moves Anti-Retaliation Compliance Deadline (7/20/16) 
   OSHA announced last week that it has pushed the enforcement deadline for the “employee rights” provisions under its final rule to “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses,” from August 10 to November 1, 2016...
 OSHA New Penalty Provisions Take Effect August 1 (7/20/16) 
   OSHA’s new higher civil penalty provisions take effect on August 1. The new penalties come as a result of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 that President Obama signed into law last November. A provision of that law...
 Business Community Sees Ally in Mike Pence, Reignites Hope for TPP (7/19/16) 
   The business community sees Donald Trump’s vice-presidential selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) as a positive indicator of how the Trump administration would govern, if elected this November. Pence is a strong advocate...

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