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Perry Supporters Win Huge Gas Deal in Ukraine
Two supporters of Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a lucrative oil and gas deal from the Ukrainian government after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country's new president.
Nov 11th, 2019
Scalia Confirmed as Trump's New Labor Sec.
A son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Eugene was confirmed by a 53-44 Senate vote.
Sep 27th, 2019
Administration Relaxes Trucker Drive-Time Rules
Independent truck drivers feel the proposal offers a common-sense approach with greater flexibility.
Aug 14th, 2019
Juul: Never Planned Teen Craze
"Juul Labs isn't big tobacco," co-founder James Monsees told members of a House subcommittee.
Jul 25th, 2019
Group Pushes Drugmakers' Message
As Congress and President Donald Trump's administration aim to lower prescription drug costs, outside groups like the Alliance for Patient Access are seeking to sway the outcome.
Mar 18th, 2019
Grounding Shows Limits of Boeing's Power
The aerospace giant is a juggernaut, but the company's clout only goes so far.
Mar 14th, 2019
Criticism of FAA Mounts
The FAA has increasingly become cozy with airplane manufacturers and airlines when it should be more pro-active in safety, said Bill McGee, aviation adviser for Consumer Reports.
Mar 13th, 2019
Feds Are Waiving Millions in Steel Tariffs
The Commerce Department has approved tariff exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel.
Feb 15th, 2019
GM Fights for EV Tax Credit
Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines.
Dec 10th, 2018
Farmers Cry Fowl Over Metal Tariffs
A lawsuit in South Africa aims to end duty-free imports of American chicken unless South Africa is exempted from Trump's metal tariffs.
Oct 17th, 2018
Firms Seek Steel Tariff Waiver, Face Backlash
Companies are raising objections relating to their competitors' requests, and some are accused of spreading inaccurate or misleading information.
Jul 30th, 2018
Pipe Companies Want Tariff Waivers
The steel tariff — essentially a 25 percent tax — may backfire on the very people the president is aiming to help.
Jun 26th, 2018