WASHINGTON — In a case that will decide not only the fate of hundreds of National Labor Relations Board decisions and rules issued over the last 18 months but also help define the constitutional limits of presidential and congressional authority, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the president had the power to install three of his nominees to the board without Senate approval.
WASHINGTON – After advancing two bills aimed at boosting the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory authority over compounding drugs, Senate lawmakers released a report calling for a uniform statutory framework to better protect public health.
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Principal Deputy Solicitor General Srikanth “Sri” Srinivasan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Thursday, increasing the buzz about a possible U.S. Supreme Court nomination in his future.
WASHINGTON – A Senate committee has advanced the nominations of President Barack Obama’s five picks for the National Labor Relations Board, setting the stage for a potential partisan showdown on the Senate floor.
Errors in credit reports can cause businesses to deny credit to potentially valuable customers, a director of the Federal Trade Commission warned a U.S. Senate subcommittee earlier this month.
WASHINGTON – A group of small businesses have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule imposed by the Internal Revenue Service under the federal health care law, alleging that the agency exceeded its authority by expanding the law’s employer mandate.
WASHINGTON – Saying that the ruling unduly restricts presidential authority, the Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a federal appellate court decision invalidating last year’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
WASHINGTON – The House has passed a bill that would strip the National Labor Relations Board of most of its authority to act until it has three Senate-approved members or the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of the president’s recess appointments to the board.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has nominated three more candidates to the National Labor Relations Board, but House members vowed to move forward on a measure that would shut down the NLRB until it has a quorum of three Senate-approved members or the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the current challenge to Obama’s recess appointments to the board.