The U.S. Senate passed a bill that will triple the maximum fines automakers pay for violations of motor-vehicle safety laws. The new $105 million cap was part of a six-year surface transport... Read more
The general fund battles were being waged in the Alabama Legislature when this part of the report was being written. I am not sure how the battle will end, but I do know that if the Alabama... Read more
On March 27, 2015, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced that he would not seek a sixth term in the United State Senate. The announcement was somewhat unexpected as Senator Reid i... Read more
The unfolding saga of the defective Takata airbags continue. There is a new development almost daily. A Takata Corp. executive, speaking before a hostile U.S. Senate panel on Nov. 20th, deni... Read more
The battle around most of the country for control of the Senate and House of Representatives in Washington is really heating up. While the general election is still over two months down the... Read more
Two U.S. senators have filed a bill prompted by the massive General Motors Co. (GM) recalls for defective ignition switches that would make it a crime for corporate officers to conceal dange... Read more
All 35 seats in the Alabama Senate are up for grabs this election year. But, as our Alabama readers know, for some reason there were relatively few candidates in these races on June 3. There... Read more
Charles and David Koch, and their dual networks of undisclosed donors and “dark money” non-profits, are at it again. The billionaire activists have once again emerged as the largest independ... Read more
We mentioned the JPMorgan settlement and the unusual “tax treatment” imposed on the bank in this issue. That settlement illustrated the need for more information to the public on settlements... Read more
The U.S. Senate passed a bill designed to tighten government oversight of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs. This comes in the wake of last year’s deadly meningitis outbreak tied... Read more
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