Latest Government regulations News

New Orleans attempts again to regulate vacation rentals

Mar. 24, 2023 18:29 PM EDT

Tourism-dependent New Orleans has adopted new regulations on Airbnb-style short term rentals, including a limit on licenses to one property per block and a requirement that the licensee live on the property. Adopted after hours of emotional debate on Thursday, the new rules were...

Norfolk Southern supports some new regs after Ohio disaster

Mar. 21, 2023 19:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Norfolk Southern's CEO is offering support for some parts of a bipartisan Senate bill to put tougher safety regulations on railroads after last month’s fiery hazardous materials train derailment on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border. CEO Alan Shaw is under pressure...

Judge: Banning guns for marijuana users unconstitutional

Feb. 05, 2023 15:48 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma has ruled that a federal law prohibiting people who use marijuana from owning firearms is unconstitutional, the latest challenge to firearms regulations after the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority set new standards for reviewing the...