Regulations

 New Rules Mandate Mental Health Coverage
Final rules break down financial barriers and provide consumer protections. Read more...
The U.S. government was officially shut down, and those responsible for the shutdown are already singing its praises. Read more...
Obama Announces First Coal Carbon Limits
"Setting fair Clean Air Act standards does not cause the sky to fall." Read more...
California's Fracking Regulatory Bill: Less Than Zero
"Telling someone when you're going to frack, where you're going to frack and what chemicals you will use, is like a murderer telling you he's going to shoot you on your front porch at noon tomorrow using an AK-47." "At the end of the day, you're still dead." Read more...
Rick Perry has apparently just discovered another department of government he'd like to do away with -- Homeland Security. Read more...

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In a decades-long campaign to deny cities the power to regulate guns, even the smallest local rules are now coming under attack. Read more...
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Sunday clashed with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren after she asserted that President Barack Obama's administration was strangling small businesses with "laughable" regulations. Read more...
Cenk Uygur asks "Is it time to start the financial Armageddon clock?" Read more...
From this Monday's America Live on Fox, it seems regular Stuart Varney is just begging for another tongue lashing from Stephen Colbert. He just can't seem to stop himself from worshipping the British series Downton Abbey and the good old days where we didn't have any of that messy "ultra-democracy" where those poor "fat cats" are asked to do things like pay their taxes, or have the food they're selling inspected, or do their part to make sure we live in a civil society. Read more...
Yesterday, the Obama administration released new and improved guidelines concerning how free contraception under the Affordable Care Act is handled for religious organizations or organizations which serve a broader community but are Read more...