Deluged by discrimination complaints against U.S. colleges, the Education Department is taking years to resolve cases involving alleged sexual assault at Harvard Law School and Princeton University, and lawmakers are questioning the agency’s ability to enforce its own rules.
Bloomberg BNA — Warning of catastrophic impacts to electricity reliability and the middle class, Republicans and coal-state Democrats vowed to fight the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon pollution limits on power plants.
Bridgepoint Education Inc. , the owner of Ashford University, pulled in millions of dollars in federal funds as student dropout rates soared, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin said today at a hearing on the for-profit college.
Wall Street investment firms’ pursuit of short-term gains interferes with the educational goals of the for-profit colleges they invest in, said U.S. Senator Tom Harkin , chairman of the education committee.
Makers of electronic cigarettes such as Lorillard Inc. and Altria Group Inc. will for the first time face regulatory oversight, including passing a review to stay on the market, under a U.S. plan that doesn’t ban TV ads or flavored versions of the new products.