Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.
The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder questioned whether Gov. Jay Nixon was told not to deploy the National Guard to deter violent protesters Monday night after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the death of Michael Brown.
The Promise Zone Initiative partners local communities with federal agencies to accomplish the shared objectives of creating jobs, growing the economy, expanding access to a quality education, improving public safety, and increasing access to affordable housing.
Some protesters returned to the streets of Ferguson Wednesday evening but in diminished numbers.
Imagine the scenario: A federal agent attempts to arrest someone for illegally selling a machine gun. Instead, the federal agent is arrested — charged in a state court with the crime of enforcing federal gun laws.
Hundreds of Midwest manufacturers stand to benefit from a web of high-speed passenger rail routes emerging from Chicago’s rail hub, according to a report released by an environmental policy group that has fought to defend the use of billions in taxpayer money on such projects.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.