federal regulation

  • June 22, 2016  

    President Obama reached a rare agreement with Congress on a new law to regulate toxic household chemicals. The legislation, signed Wednesday, will give the EPA the authority to vet and ban tens of thousands of substances potentially harmful to humans, including chemicals in detergents, cleaners and furniture. Gwen Ifill learns more from political director Lisa Desjardins. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2012  

    At an annual shareholders meeting in Florida Tuesday, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon apologized for the company’s recent losses and survived a pair of shareholder votes on his pay and job responsibilities. Judy Woodruff discusses the turmoil — including news of an FBI inquiry of the company — with Dawn Kopecki of Bloomberg News. Continue reading

  • May 14, 2012  

    Amid a $2 billion trading loss disclosed last week by banking giant JPMorgan Chase and the announcement of a top executive’s retirement Monday, Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speak with Judy Woodruff about calls for more Wall Street reform and the future of implementing Dodd-Frank regulations. Continue reading

  • March 24, 2009  

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress Tuesday on the flap over AIG bonuses and called for increased regulatory powers. Analysts assess the real-world impacts of strengthening financial regulation. Continue reading