Senate Democrats from states including Minnesota and Pennsylvania are caught between their support for medical-device industries and their party’s reluctance to make major changes to the 2010 health-care law.
Minnesota’s rest stops and parks must be cleaned after being closed almost three weeks during state government’s shutdown. Equipment must be returned to construction sites. There may be a backlog of hunting license applications. And winners and losers have to be sorted out.
Seven years before Governor Mark Dayton failed to reach a budget deal with Republicans and Minnesota’s government shut, he closed his U.S. Senate office for almost a month after being warned of a terrorist threat.
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. and federal prosecutors are close to settling some claims in a government lawsuit accusing the bank of overcharging customers for foreign-exchange trading, according to a court filing.
Undercover investigations of animal abuse and unsanitary farm conditions would be outlawed in eight states, including Iowa and New York, under an expanding effort by legislators who say the exposes malign livestock industries.