FTC Proposes Ban on Individual AI Impersonation as Fraud Concerns Rise

The agency is also looking to strengthen its enforcement against scammers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has requested public feedback on a proposed rule that would prohibit individual…

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Senate Committee Chair Critiques Billionaire Life Insurance Plans

Senator Wyden decries the expense plans acting as legal tax havens for the ultra-wealthy. The Senate Finance Committee released a report this week after an 18-month investigation into…

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DOJ Updates Rules for Investigators Access to Journalists’ Records

The Justice Department seeks to ensure federal investigations follow the rules. The Justice Department has updated rules that prohibit department personnel from seeking journalists’ records. Prosecutors may only…

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Business and Banking Groups File Suit Against Updated Lending Policy

Changes to the Community Reinvestment Act expanded the geographic range. Multiple U.S. banking and business groups sued the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Office of the…

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Transportation Agency Issues Guidelines for Catchy Highway Signs 

Highway safety officials are concerned about driver distractions.  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued new guidelines on the use of clever highway signs. While not banning the use…

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Appeals Court Revives Mexico’s Lawsuit Against U.S. Gunmakers

Judicial panel overturns block on lawsuit claiming companies facilitate gun trafficking. The First Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit filed by the government of Mexico that…

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Senator Schumer Urges FDA and FTC to Further Regulate Nicotine Pouches

He calls Zyn product “quiet and dangerous.“ Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York has called for the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission…

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Supreme Court Hears Cases Challenging Federal Agencies’ Authority

The Chevron deference standard is under consideration. The Supreme Court heard arguments this past week on cases questioning the legitimacy of the Chevron deference, which allows government agencies…

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Labor Department Announces Unpaid Wages for Over 200k Workers

Wage and Hour Division prioritizes back pay from employers who violated wage laws. The U.S. Department of Labor stated that more than 208,000 workers in the country are…

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Federal Judge Rules USPS Gun Ban Unconstitutional

She stated that “a blanket restriction on firearms possession… is incongruent with the American tradition.“ U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle cited the Supreme Court’s New York State…

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