The U.S. Department of Defense and other contracting agencies aren't doing enough to ensure that governments in Iraq and Afghanistan can maintain U.S.-funded projects on their own, according to a federal report issued Friday.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday called the Department of State's draft analysis of the environmental impacts of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL fuel pipeline inadequate.
The heads of the U.S. House of Representatives Budget and Appropriations committees said Tuesday that proposed patent reform legislation allowing the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to set its own fees would give the agency too much power.
The New York State Assembly on Monday passed an extension of an existing moratorium on new hydraulic fracturing operations until June 2012, arguing that more time is needed to study environmental impacts of the controversial natural gas drilling method.
Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., leaned on the Freedom of Information Act on Monday in an effort to glean information about a National Labor Relations Board allegation that Boeing Co. violated federal law by transferring work to a nonunion facility in South Carolina.
The U.S. Department of Energy told a Senate panel Tuesday that small nuclear power plants offer safety and competition advantages over larger counterparts currently operating around the country, following a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report that found many operators lacked up-to-date safety guidelines.
Mexico's competition authority said Friday it had stayed a $1 billion fine against the wireless unit of telecommunications giant America Movil SAB de CV while it reviews the company's challenge to the penalty for alleged monopolistic practices.
Following a barrage of criticism, U.S. bank regulators on Tuesday extended by about two months the comment period for its proposal requiring financial institutions that package mortgage securities to retain some of the risk.
China has ended a wind power subsidy program that the U.S. and others complained illegally required local turbine manufacturers to use only domestically made parts to qualify for multimillion-dollar grants, U.S. trade officials said Tuesday.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Tuesday ramped up his calls for the White House to submit three pending trade deals to Congress, claiming that when it comes to the agreements, the administration is "all talk and no action."
A U.S. Department of Defense rule proposed Monday would amend acquisition regulations to delete a test used to determine if commercially available off-the-shelf items could be considered American-made, bringing previous waivers of the test into line.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday it would conduct a full review of anti-dumping duties on brass sheet and strip from France, Germany, Italy and Japan, and conduct limited reviews on ammonium nitrate and polyester staple fiber from other countries.
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Rep. David Price, D-N.C., introduced legislation in Congress on Monday that aims to hold civilians accountable for serious crimes overseas by extending domestic criminal laws to cover U.S.-based contractors working in foreign jurisdictions.
Texas, Alabama and six other states asked the D.C. Circuit on Monday to strike down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas regulations, saying the expansive rules violated the Clean Air Act.
Impax Laboratories Inc. announced Monday it had received a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning the company over improper testing of drugs at a California manufacturing plant.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, introduced legislation Friday that would restrict the National Labor Relations Board's ability to sue states, in the wake of an agency suit challenging an Arizona law that arguably outlaws the so-called card check method of unionizing.
The U.S. Department of Defense must do a better job coordinating its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, which risk duplication and inefficiency because of complicated funding arrangements, according to a Friday report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, renewed his call Friday for the White House to submit three pending trade deals to Congress, citing new federal jobs numbers that showed an increase in unemployment.
The California State Assembly on Thursday passed a controversial bill that would subject health insurers to the same rate regulation as car and home insurers by allowing state regulators to reject or modify rate increases deemed excessive.
The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council announced plans Friday to review and reform existing acquisition regulations, including those for contractor past performance and small business set-asides, in an effort to make contracting rules less burdensome and more effective.