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Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...report released Thursday.The report, which is based on an investigation by the Democratic staff of the Senate commerce committee, says there appears to be no connection between the price of checked bag fees and the costs incurred by the airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/senate-report-urges-govern
Few railroads likely to meet 2015 deadline for installation of technology to prevent crashes

...to erect thousands of antennas along tracks.Railroads have been urging Congress to delay the deadline. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., introduced a bill earlier this year that would have provided railroads another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/few-railroads-likely-meet-
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...report released Thursday.The report, which is based on an investigation by the Democratic staff of the Senate commerce committee, says there appears to be no connection between the price of checked bag fees and the costs incurred by the airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-06/senate-report-urges-govern
House committees will investigate Planned Parenthood video

...should be honored, not attacked and demeaned."Minutes after Boehner released his statement, the House Energy and Commerce Committee said it would investigate the issue and "get to the bottom of this appalling situation." The House Judiciary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-15/house-committees-will-inve
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