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Sioux Falls Meteorologist to Testify Before Senate Committee

KELO chief meteorologist Jay Trobec is set to testify before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today. The Rapid City Journal reports Trobec is testifying at a hearing called “Weathering the Storm: How Can We Better...Show More Summary

Weather Gang: Senate to hold hearing on improving weather forecast communication

The Commerce Committee is convening the hearing: “Weathering the Storm: How Can We Better Communicate Weather to Enhance Commerce and Safety?“

Longtime Democratic Rep. Capps announces plans to retire

The 77-year-old Capps has served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee — and specifically the Health, Energy and Power, and Environment and the Economy subcommittees. Capps' district is considered competitive and will be a prime target for Republicans and Democrats in 2016.

Verizon's McAdam: Lawmakers need to set new public communications policies

Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam has told leaders of the House and Senate Commerce committees that Republicans and Democrats need to join together to revamp what he says are "outdated and broken" telecom laws and regulatory processes.

Verizon CEO Slams FCC, Wants Congress In Charge

Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam pleaded with Congress to "re-take responsibility for policymaking in the Internet ecosystem" in a letter sent Friday to the House and Senate Commerce committees. Lowell pointed to the FCC's recently...Show More Summary

CPUC To Review The $4.7 Billion San Onofre Settlement

California Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce calls for disclosure of what led to a decision on the $4.7 billion San Onofre settlement CPUC To Review The $4.7 Billion San Onofre Settlement was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Peabody Coal Lawyer Laurence Tribe, Obama's Law Professor, Testifies in Congress vs. EPA Carbon Rule

Laurence Tribe, constitutional law professor at Harvard Law School and of-counsel at the firm Massey & Gail LLP, recently testified in front of the  U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce against the proposed U.S. EnvironmentalShow More Summary

International Sports Associations Caught Between $ Signs and Human Rights Ideals

A just published study highlights how commerce and glitz are reinforcing support for autocracy by international sports associations and undermining the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) newly found resolve to hold potential host...Show More Summary

Senate Committee Approves Vessel Discharge Reform Legislation

The effort to establish a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges took another step forward as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved S.

Inside GOP science, part 2: the brawl over National Science Foundation grants

In part 2 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Tex.), we turn to the controversy over another agency under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriation Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice, and science: the National Science Foundation, which...

Senate votes to offer incentive to auto safety whistleblowers

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee gave its full support to a bill that would encourage whistleblowers in the auto industry. Under the legislation someone that speaks out could get 30 percent of any federal fines against automakers for safety lapses. Show More Summary

Senate Panel Clears Auto Safety Bill to Reward Whistle-Blowers

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Wheels

After a record number of recalls in 2014, the Senate Commerce Committee approved legislation that would give whistle-blowers a percentage of federal fines.

Whistleblower Incentive Legislation Passes US Senate Panel

A whistleblower bill that would grant financial incentives to auto industry employees who expose safety defects won backing by a U.S. Senate panel Thursday. Reuters reports the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee voted...Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Splash

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — National Journal presents Conversation with the Chairman, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee at the Newseum, 8:30 a.m. — The Christian Science Monitor presents The Future of Cybersecurity Innovation at the St. Show More Summary

Congress Snipes And Gripes On Eve Of Net Neutrality Vote

It’s net neutrality eve, putting both Washington and Silicon Valley on collective edge. To some extent. In service to you, I awoke early this morning so that I could tune into a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the issue of net neutrality. Show More Summary

Lawmakers Push for Crude Exports to Mexico

The chairman of the U.S. Senate's Energy Committee and 20 colleagues on Wednesday urged the Commerce Department to allow crude oil exports to Mexico, saying it

Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Marketing Association Take Aim At Digital Privacy Act’s Consent Provision

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Michael Geist

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology continues its hearing on the Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) yesterday, with appearances from Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Marketing Association. Show More Summary

South Dakota Sen. John Thune Stumps For Oil-by-Rail Industry

Sen. John Thune (R- SD ), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, recently got a bit overzealous in stumping for the oil and rail industries at a Jan. 28 hearing on freight rail challenges. Thune stated...Show More Summary

Internet of Things Connects to Congress

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hear from industry and academic experts during a hearing today entitled “TheRead the Rest...

Sen. Thune: Commerce Subcommittee on West Coast Port Disruptions

A news release from Sen. John Thune (R., S.D.) indicated today that, “[Sen. Thune], chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today at a hearing before the Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation...Show More Summary

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