Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, June 28, 2022


Changing science fuels GOP pushback on dietary rules

Dietary science has always been shifting and incomplete. ThatÐs the reason the federal dietary guidelines are required by law to be revised every five years. But recent shifts in scientific thinking and increasingly public debates have emboldened critics inside and outside Congress t
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WOTUS rule to get key Senate test

The SenateÐs budget resolution is providing an important chance for senators to test support for a number of issues, and no vote may be more interesting than one expected today, Wednesday, on the Obama administrationÐs proposed Clean Water Act rule.
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McConnell eyes TPA deal in April

The signs are pointing to movement on Trade Promotion Authority next month. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he wants the Senate Finance Committee to approve a TPA bill Ðvery quickly after we come backÐ from the two-week-Easter recess.
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Obama issues Clean Water Act rule

The Obama administration has issued a final rule re-defining what streams, ponds, wetlands and other features will be regulated under the Clean Water Act. The rule includes some changes that administration officials say address concern that definitions in the proposed rul
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