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Senators express frustration with Takata, US safety regulators over ongoing air bag recalls

...agency until it improves its ability to spot defective parts like Takata Corp.'s exploding air bags.The Senate Commerce Committee met to grill Takata on its ongoing recall of 33.8 million air bags, the largest recall in U.S. history. At...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/senators-express-frustration-takata
Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...meeting that Penner is married to his daughter.Penner had been chairman of the company's technology and e-commerce committee since it was formed in 2011 and has been instrumental in guiding the company on the technology front."You've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/wal-mart-chairman-hands-ro
Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

...investment will slow in the face of bureaucratic oversight."Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, said he would pursue industry-friendly legislation, although it was unlikely that Obama would sign such a bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/regulators-ok-net-neutrali
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...We are not out of the woods by any stretch," said Michigan Rep. Fred Upton, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "Our oversight efforts will continue as problems still persist, and more needs to be done to protect billions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
League heads rebuked for skipping domestic violence hearing on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON - Mem bers of the Senate Commerce Committee chastised the commissioners of the NFL, Major League Baseball, NBA and NHL for skipping a hearing Tuesday on domestic violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-02/league-heads-rebuked-skipping
Adrian Peterson doesn't testify at appeal hearing that lasted more than three hours

...Hender son to compel Vincent to testify and he obliged. Vincent testified in Washington on Tuesday before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing about domestic violence in professional sports.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-02/adrian-peterson-doesnt-testif
Advocates to push for federal ban on animal testing for cosmetics next year

...there aren't any trade barriers," she said.Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., chairman of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, said if a bill is introduced next year, "we could take a look at it to get a better understanding at that time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-16/advocates-push-federal-ban
Feds pressure air bag maker at center of recalls

...problem has happened outside high humidity areas.Also Wednesday, Democrats and Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office to investigate NHTSA. The committee contends the agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/feds-pressure-air-bag-make
Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

...the loans, adding $1 to the loan or one day to the terms to bypass the interest cap.In testimony to the Senate Commerce Committee last year, Holly Petraeus, the head of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's office for service member affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/pentagon-wants-tighter-sol
Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

...came on a rough day for the beleaguered agency. On Tuesday morning, majority Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee released a report saying NHTSA should have discovered GM's faulty ignition switches in 2007, seven years before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/congress-blasts-national-h