WASHINGTON — Facing a Friday deadline, the Senate is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care, leaving a raft of unresolved issues for a jam-packed congressional agenda in the fall. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Going to bat for confused passengers, the government is proposing that airlines be required to disclose fees for basic items like checked bags, assigned seats and carry-on bags so consumers know the true cost of flying.
Under new regulations proposed Wednesday by the Transportation Department, detailed fee information would have to be provided wherever passengers buy tickets, whether online, on the phone or in person. Continue reading
May 16, 12:50 p.m. EDT | Updated General Motors will pay a $35 million civil penalty for its failure to report a ignition switch defect in 2.6 million Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars, the Department of Transportation announced Friday. … Continue reading