Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Senate Panel Reaches Bipartisan Deal on Highway Funding Package

A group of senators said it reached a bipartisan agreement on highway funding a day after Republicans rejected the Biden administration’s trimmed-down $1.7 trillion infrastructure proposal.

David McLaughlin | Bloomberg News
May 24, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

USPS Overhaul Challenged by Democrats

The U.S. Postal Service overhauled its organizational structure, as Democrats called for an investigation into whether the changes implemented by President Donald Trump’s postmaster general pose a threat to mail-in ballots for the November election.

David McLaughlin | Bloomberg News
August 10, 2020
Government, Business

DOJ Defends Autos Probe Ahead of House Inquiry on Enforcement

The U.S. Justice Department denied politics played a role in its decision last year to open an antitrust investigation of four automakers that reached an agreement with California on fuel-efficiency standards.

David McLaughlin | Bloomberg News
June 22, 2020
Government, Business

Automakers Facing Antitrust Probe to Meet With DOJ

Automakers that are under U.S. antitrust scrutiny over an emissions agreement reached with California regulators are set to meet the week of Sept. 30 with the Justice Department, according to a person familiar with the matter.

David McLaughlin | Bloomberg News
September 27, 2019
Business, Technology

Amazon Hit With Consumer Complaint Over Prime Day Endorsements

Amazon should be investigated by U.S. regulators over undisclosed paid endorsements on Prime Day, Washington-based Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group says.

David McLaughlin | Bloomberg News
July 23, 2019

Sysco’s $3.5 Billion Bid for US Foods Blocked by Federal Judge

Sysco Corp.’s planned $3.5 billion takeover of US Foods Inc. was blocked by a federal judge, who said a merger of the food distribution giants would probably reduce competition and raise prices for hotels and restaurants.

David McLaughlin | Bloomberg News
June 24, 2015