Government/Legal

  • Senate narrowly passes fast-track legislation

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate voted 60-38 on June 24 to pass “fast-track” legislation, giving President Obama the authority to submit trade agreements to Congress for a strict up-or-down vote. The fast-track measure received exactly the number...

  • Leadership shakeup rocks Toyo

    OSAKA, Japan—Nine of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s top executives have resigned, retired or been demoted, with a number of them returning salary or taking pay cuts in the wake of the firm's ongoing controversy surrounding non-compliant earthquake-...

  • EPW introduces transportation funding bill

    WASHINGTON—The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) has introduced a six-year bipartisan transportation funding reauthorization bill, just days after the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees held hearings on the ...

  • Senate passes fast-track legislation

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate voted 60-38 on June 24 to pass “fast-track” legislation, giving President Obama the authority to submit trade agreements to Congress for a strict up-or-down vote.

  • Giti Tire disappointed at tire duties decision

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.—Giti Tire Group said it was disappointed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's June 12 final determination to issue heavy antidumping and countervailing duties against Chinese passenger and light truck tires imported ...

  • Senate invokes cloture on fast-track

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate voted 60-37 on June 23 to invoke cloture on “fast-track” legislation, ending debate on the measure and paving the way for a vote as early as June 24.