| Jun 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The trucking industry is in crisis for one simple reason: It cannot find enough people to sit behind the wheel.
The American Trucking Assns., a trade group, estimates that trucks carry more than 67% of the country's total freight by weight. Trucking is...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
California lawmakers are, again, getting close to adopting the state's first system to regulate medical marijuana. Even if they're 20 years late and it's difficult to craft laws for a largely lawless industry, legislators must not let another session...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The Navy's cost-managing strategy for aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford "obscures visibility" of its true price tag, and Congress should consider revising the law to improve accountability, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:16 PM
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the PennEast Pipeline, a 108-mile natural gas transmission line that would bisect Northampton County, for a streamlined public input and government review process called pre-filing.
"We believe that...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:09 PM
For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:39 PM
STORRS – The UConn hockey team isn't likely to win many games in which it doesn't play well for three periods. The roster doesn't feature a player who will consistently bail out the Huskies on an off night.
"We don't have LeBron," coach Mike...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
HARTFORD – Evan Richardson had come down the wing and fired the puck off the post, low and to the left of RPI goalie Scott Diebold. It was early in the third period, perhaps the most precise and lively 20 minutes UConn has put together all season,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Nearly 50 people gathered at Chicago City Hall on Thursday calling for city and school officials to try to recoup money spent on costly school borrowing deals. Some demonstrators were eventually removed by police.
The Chicago Teachers Union and other...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Federal regulators announced Thursday that the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant may continue to keep its spent fuel at the southern Maryland plant for another 40 years.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission renewed permission for the plant's owner, Exelon...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The state's top consumer advocate is accusing Connecticut Light & Power of submitting manipulated evidence and dishonest testimony to utility regulators regarding its controversial $221 million rate case.
Seeking sanctions against the state's largest...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant will face increased regulatory oversight after an August finding that a miscalculation on the operators' part could have led to an unnecessary emergency response to an insignificant radiation leak.