Lina Khan, Critic of Large Tech Firms, to Lead Federal Trade Commission

Brent Kendall

June 15, 2021

The Senate confirmed Lina Khan for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission, and the White House plans to tap her to lead the agency.

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F.D.A. Approves Alzheimer’s Drug Despite Fierce Debate Over Whether It Works

Pam Belluck and Rebecca Robbins

June 7, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first new medication for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades.

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Biden Administration Suspends Oil Leases in Arctic Refuge

Timothy Puko

June 2, 2021

The Biden administration on Tuesday suspended oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, blocking plans for the first-ever drilling program in the pristine 19-million-acre wilderness.

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DHS to issue first cybersecurity regulations for pipelines after Colonial hack

Ellen Nakashima and Lori Aratani

May 25, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security is moving to regulate cybersecurity in the pipeline industry for the first time in an effort to prevent a repeat of a major computer attack that crippled nearly half the East Coast’s fuel supply this month.

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Fed to Publish Paper on Digital Currency This Summer

Paul Kiernan

May 21, 2021

The Federal Reserve said Thursday it plans to publish a discussion paper on the potential benefits and risks of issuing a U.S. digital currency.

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How the Feds Can Cut Down on Onerous Employment Restrictions

Shoshana Weissmann and C. Jarrett Dieterle

May 14, 2021

As the largest employer in the United States, there are steps the federal government can take to help boost economic freedom while respecting federalism.

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If you’re sailing into the headwinds, you might be going in the wrong direction

Kristen Osenga

April 20, 2021

The decision of the FTC to not seek review at the Supreme Court is a good outcome, not just for Qualcomm, but for other innovative companies and innovation itself.

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Opinion: Waiving vaccine patents would imperil public health

Adam Mossoff

April 14, 2021

If the petition is approved, Pfizer, Moderna and dozens of other companies that raced to develop inoculations will be stripped of their intellectual property protections.

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Calls Grow to Abandon Regulations Eased Under Covid (Hello, Cocktails to Go)

Aaron Zitner and Julie Bykowicz

April 9, 2021

State and local governments have temporarily eased hundreds of regulations during the pandemic. Now, some want to abandon them for good.

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CDC extends eviction ban through June 30 as regulators vow crackdown

Katy O'Donnell

March 31, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the federal eviction moratorium has been extended through June 30.

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