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  • Senate committee approves tougher chemical reporting bill

    Senate committee approves tougher chemical reporting bill
    WASHINGTON — Chemical companies would need to provide more health and safety information about their products and regulators would have more authority to force harmful substances off the market under legislation approved along party lines...
  • Cardin, Mikulski urge Obama to speed withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Sens. Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski urged President Barack Obama on Wednesday to speed the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan. The Maryland Democrats joined a group of 24 senators in declaring the mission in Afghanistan...
  • Relabeled Roll-Your-Own-Tobacco Costing Feds, States $1.3 Billion in Lost Revenues

    Relabeled Roll-Your-Own-Tobacco Costing Feds, States $1.3 Billion in Lost Revenues
    Tobacco manufacturers that re-label roll-your-own cigarette tobacco as pipe tobacco are cheating federal and state authorities out of an estimated $1.3 billion in lost state and federal tax revenues, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers...
  • Dead Dog Among Security Breaches at Newark Airport

    Dead Dog Among Security Breaches at Newark Airport
    A Department of Homeland Security report released Monday revealed TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, was not funneling enough information about security breaches at Newark Airport and five, other facilities to a national operations center....
  • TSA isn't doing its job correctly according to study

    TSA isn't doing its job correctly according to study
    Congress is scheduled to hold a hearing about a new report that says the TSA isn't doing its job correctly. The recent report by the Department of Homeland Security says that the TSA is not adequately reporting, tracking and fixing airport security...
  • Mendte On Chewing Tobacco

    Mendte On Chewing Tobacco
    Four U.S. senators and health officials from the cities hosting theWorld Series are urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera. The senators, including No. 2 Democrat Dick Durbin of Illinois, and...
  • TSA Failing to Fix Security Breaches, Report Says

    TSA Failing to Fix Security Breaches, Report Says
    The Transportation Security Administration is failing to adequately report, track and fix airport security breaches, according to the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general. As a result, the TSA "does not have a complete understanding" of...
  • Lockerbie bomber dies at age 60

    Lockerbie bomber dies at age 60
    Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the only person convicted in connection with the Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, died Sunday, the Libyan government and a family member said. He was 60. The former intelligence officer, who had suffered from...
  • Watchdog Update: Pressure grows for limits on flame retardants

    Watchdog Update: Pressure grows for limits on flame retardants
    In New York state, lawmakers are moving to ban a cancer-causing flame retardant from children's products. At the U.S. Capitol, more than 100 nurses, mothers and cancer survivors marched for tougher federal regulation of the chemicals. And in Washington...
  • Hold chemical companies to account

    Last month, we read a powerful story about just how far one industry would go to protect its bottom line. In a four-part exposé in the Chicago Tribune titled "Playing with Fire," we learned how big chemical companies — on a mission to sell more...
  • Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support

    Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support
    The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...