The Obama administration opted to withdraw a legislation last week which would have made it illegal for children to work in dangerous environments. The Department of Labor spent several months examining a proposal which would have banned anyone under 16 from using specific farm equipment and those under 18 from working in grain silos, feed [...]
Archive for April, 2012
The Obama administration announced a tightening of gas and oil drilling regulations on Wednesday, a move aimed at protecting the public and the environment. From 2015, the new rules will require drillers to capture chemicals and greenhouse gases released during the later stages of drilling.
The latest Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey conducted in North Carolina between April 4 and April 7 shows that President Barack Obama is increasing his lead over former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. The Tar Heel State is due to hold its Republican primary contest in just under four weeks time.
The Obama campaign is looking at the background of one of its bundlers after allegations of fraud and other criminal activities against her were unearthed by The Washington Post.