After casting a futile vote against the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet as a public utility, Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai delivered a blistering attack on the new rules.
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Many Republicans believe the Export-Import Bank needs to be reformed rather than eliminated, but a new study claims similar reforms have already been tried without success.
In a 3-2 party-line vote, the FCC decided Thursday to apply public utility regulations to the Internet, but opponents seem confident that the rules will be struck down in court.
Regulatory burdens always fall more heavily on small banks than large ones, but sloppy practices and over-eager legislators make the problem particularly severe.
T-Mobile recently reversed its opposition to the FCC's plan to regulate the internet as a public utility, and is now asking the commission to protect it against competition from larger rivals.
Representatives of more than 600 manufacturers and businesses from 41 states descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to encourage lawmakers to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
Conservatives may be largely united in their opposition to Obamacare, but they will not be able to repeal it until they can reach a consensus on how to replace it, experts say.
Opponents of the FCC's plan to assume regulatory control over the internet say they are less concerned with what is known about it than with the many aspects that remain uncertain.
Congress seems poised to lower the corporate tax rate, but lawmakers have so far largely ignored the mid-sized businesses that are actually the main drivers of job creation.
U.S. airlines want to prevent government-subsidized Middle Eastern carriers from operating routes into the country, but some consumer advocates are crying foul.
Some Bitcoin supporters are actually asking the government for limited regulations, claiming they would protect investors while preventing abuses of the system.
Heritage Action for America, a conservative interest group, launched a phone call campaign on Wednesday intended to undermine political support for the Export-Import Bank.
A new study claims that occupational licensing laws contribute to unemployment and raise prices for consumers without measurably enhancing quality of service.
Subsidies for sugar producers raise prices for consumers and cost taxpayers billions of dollars per year, but now a bipartisan effort is underway in the Senate to repeal them.
A study out of Harvard University claims that the Dodd-Frank Act has done more harm to community banks than the financial crisis it was ostensibly designed to prevent.
Federal spending is growing by more than 8 percent for the first quarter of FY 2015, and Obamacare accounts for nearly the entire increase.
The Federal Aviation Administration finally issued draft regulations for commercial drones on Sunday, but critics are concerned the new rules could severely restrict the fledgling industry.
Amid claims that solar companies have misled homeowners, the Arizona Senate is considering legislation that would require them to disclose the true costs of rooftop solar panels.
Most folks agree that frivolous patent infringement lawsuits are detrimental to the innovation that drives America's economy, but whether Congress needs to take action is a different story.