GovBeat: Regulations

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 11/13/2013

State legislatures to Congress: Pass a farm bill! (But first drop a controversial piece)

States want a farm bill, but without a House provision restricting their regulatory powers.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:23 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  agriculture, Congress, Preemption, Regulations

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/16/2013

In sunny Arizona, a battle over solar power

A debate over a simple rate change has become an all-out battle that could spread to the rest of the nation.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, corporations, Koch brothers, Regulations, renewable energy, solar power, States

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 10/09/2013

After legalizing marijuana, Washington and Colorado are starting to regulate it

Much of the state regulations are set, but the regulatory fight rages on at the local level.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:50 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marijuana, Regulations

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Nearly two in five workers can’t do their jobs without government approval

There has been explosive growth in occupations that require government licensing or certification over the past 60 years.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Regulations

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Is this Texas barber regulation unconstitutional?

A hair-braider and her lawyers say it violates her 14th Amendment rights.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:31 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Regulations