Obama administration unleashes a flood of new regulations – after the election

Rick Moran American Thinker 12/13/2012

No use screaming about it. This is the power of incumbency and even though it is dishonest and hypocritical, it is legal. And there’s nothing the GOP can do about it…

For months, federal agencies and the White House have sidetracked dozens of major regulations that cover everything from power […]

The Chicago way? Obama bullied automakers in negotiations: House report

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 8/13/2012

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight [PDF] released a biting report on Friday regarding the Obama Administration’s unusual and questionable practice of obtaining agreements from automakers for stricter mileage standards.

According to Rep. Issa, the Congressional report [PDF] sheds new light on the extent […]

Black boxes for vehicles to be compulsory by next month

Daily Mail [UK] 25th May 2011

By next month, every driver in the U.S. will be required to have a black box in their vehicle.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will declare that all automobiles are required to contain the event data recorder – similar to those found in aircraft – in order to […]

Release of Toyota Documents Blocked, Ex-Official Says

Mike Ramsey and Josh Mitchell The Wall Street Journal 7/30/2010

DETROIT—Senior officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation have at least temporarily blocked the release of findings by auto-safety regulators that could favor Toyota Motor Corp. in some crashes related to unintended acceleration, according to a recently retired agency official.

George Person, who retired July […]