Follow the Fracking Rules

Photo courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock A new California bill will add more transparency to oil companies that frack. Hydraulic fracturing, “fracking,” companies may soon be revealing more information about their fracking explorations, due to a new draft for a bill by California Governor Jerry Brown’s administration. Although it will take a long time for the bill to […]

Food Safety Bill Signed into Law

The Food Safety Modernization Act will give the FDA more power to regulate unsafe foods but continue to protect small-farm rights.

Food Safety Legislation Hits the Senate

Courtesy Stock.XCHNG The Food Safety Modernization Act was prompted by the nation’s food recalls to basic staples, like spinach. Just when you think politics and life on Capitol Hill might take a lame-duck session lull, the Food Safety Modernization Act (S.B. 510) adds some heated spice as the Senate begins debates on this bill today. […]