New rules governing oil and gas extraction in Colorado may increase the review period for permits and add to a backlog of well applications as energy exploration proceeds at a pace to eclipse last year’s record.
Medical marijuana clinics are lawful businesses and the Treasury Department should set rules that encourage banks to provide financial services, according to 15 members of Congress led by U.S. Representative Barney Frank .
U.S. lawmakers want to scale back statutes that could have led to a prison term of as long as 35 years for Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide last week, 18 months after he was charged with stealing articles from an academic database.
On a scorching April morning in Monterrey, Mexico, Enrique Garcia, Vitro SAB’s local plant manager, crosses under a mural that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the company’s first glass factory. He points to brick structures from the original plant.
Corporations with as much as $1 trillion in profits parked overseas should be allowed to bring that money to the U.S. without spending the repatriated funds on job creation, several House Democrats said.