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State Senate passes limo safety rules following fatal crash

The has approved new safety regulations for The bills approved on Thursday would require large stretch limos to have seat belts, increase licensing requirements for limo drivers, strengthen... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

NY Senate to hold hearing on limo and bus safety

Members of the New York state Senate are taking a close look at safety regulations for limousine…; and buses. The Democrat-led chamber's Transportation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

"Death traps": Parents of limo crash victims urge new laws

Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York state urged legislators Thursday to pass tougher safety regulations to get unsafe vehicles and operators off the road......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 2nd, 2019

Schumer: Feds haven"t done enough to investigate limo safety

On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate's top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data that he says exist because federal officials have not done enough to investigate limo wrecks......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 14th, 2018

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state"s rail rules

North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state's new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews22 hr. 48 min. ago

Deal reached on sweeping, permanent rent reforms

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins announced late Tuesday that their two houses have agreed on reforms to the rules covering nearly 1 million... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York

Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 4th, 2019

Oregon House passes PERS reform bill after last-minute scramble by Kotek

Oregon's House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill that reforms PERS, the state's pension system for public employees. The vote was not without drama. Senate Bill 1049 failed on a 29 to 31 initial vote late Thursday afternoon. Nine Democr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2019

Arizona charter schools director arrested for DUI, wrong-way driving

The executive director of the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools has been charged with DUI and wrong-way driving following a crash last week in Ahwatukee.  The Arizona Department of Public Safety reports that around 8 p.m. on May 20, troope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2019

Tesla in fatal Florida crash had Autopilot on, NTSB says

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said a Tesla Inc. vehicle involved in a fatal crash in Florida in March was on Autopilot, Tesla's suite of advanced driver assistance system.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

Tesla Investors Shrug As NTSB Says Autopilot System Engaged During Fatal Florida Crash

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA)'s autopilot system was engaged during a fatal Florida crash on March 1, the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed Thursday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 16th, 2019

Hawaii passes bill to become second state to tax REITs

Senate Bill 301 will now be sent to Gov. David Ige, who may sign it, veto it or allow it to become law without his signature......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2019

Colorado governor signs major overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety and the environment their top priority......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2019

State senate passes Tenant Protection Act

The Democratic chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee sharply criticized the Trump administration for not including “even 1 cent” for a rail tunnel linking New Jersey and Manhattan, while... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 11th, 2019

Bill to pay Arizona students less than minimum wage appears dead, report says

The effort to pass a controversial measure that would have allowed employers to pay some part-time workers less than the state's voter-approved minimum wage could be over, the Arizona Capitol Times reports. The Senate Rules Committee decided Monday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Controversial California bill pushing taller, denser housing passes first hurdle

A controversial state housing bill similar to one that failed last year passed through the Senate Housing Committee in Sacramento. Senate Bill 50 is State Sen. Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) second recent attempt at tackling California’s housing cr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2019

Ethiopian pilots raised safety concerns years before fatal crash, records show

Complaints filed in with Federal Aviation Administration hotline shows that some pilots raised questions about adherence to training procedures at Ethiopia Airlines, an airline that is generally known for strong adherence to safety procedures......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 21st, 2019

U.S. Senate panel to first grill FAA, then Boeing after fatal crashes

A U.S. Senate panel plans a hearing on March 27 on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a future hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2019

U.S. Senate panel hearing set for March 27 with FAA after fatal crashes

A U.S. Senate panel plans a hearing on March 27 on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a future hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2019

U.S. Senate panel hearing set for March 27 with FAA, Boeing after fatal crashes

A U.S. Senate panel plans a hearing on March 27 on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a hearing with Boeing and other manufacturers, officials said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2019

Santa Anita Approves New Racing Rules

Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) today reached an historic agreement to protect the safety and welfare of horses and riders in the state. This.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 18th, 2019