U.S. Chamber of Commerce http://www.kunc.org en Coal Power Wary As New Greenhouse Gas Regs Loom http://www.kunc.org/post/coal-power-wary-new-greenhouse-gas-regs-loom <p>The predicted effects of continuing to pump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere at current rates range from dramatic sea level rise to extreme weather to famine and drought. Power plants are among the largest carbon dioxide emitters, and June 2, the Obama administration is scheduled to release new rules regulating those emissions.</p><p>Utilities and trade groups are already warning those rules will have some dire consequences of their own.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Stephanie Joyce - Wyoming Public Media & Inside Energy 57173 at http://www.kunc.org Coal Power Wary As New Greenhouse Gas Regs Loom Full-Time Vs. Part-Time Workers: Restaurants Weigh Obamacare http://www.kunc.org/post/full-time-vs-part-time-workers-restaurants-weigh-obamacare Many businesses that don't offer health insurance to all their employees breathed a sigh of relief earlier this month when they learned they'd have an extra year to comply with the new health care law or face stiff penalties.<p>President Obama <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/07/03/198387347/delay-for-insurance-mandate-pleases-businesses">delayed the requirement</a> for businesses with 50 or more employees after complaints that the plan was too complicated to implement by the original deadline, January 2014. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:23:00 +0000 John Ydstie 47498 at http://www.kunc.org Full-Time Vs. Part-Time Workers: Restaurants Weigh Obamacare Immigration Overhaul 'Feels Unstoppable Now,' Backers Say http://www.kunc.org/post/immigration-overhaul-feels-unstoppable-now-backers-say Thousands of supporters will descend on the U.S. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:56:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 42668 at http://www.kunc.org Immigration Overhaul 'Feels Unstoppable Now,' Backers Say Immigration Reform Gets One Step Closer To A Bill http://www.kunc.org/post/immigration-reform-gets-one-step-closer-bill A final deal on a changing immigration laws is at hand but still incomplete, according to two of the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" senators collaborating on it.<p><a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/id/3032608/%20">On NBC's <em>Meet the Press</em></a> on Sunday, Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona discussed a new agreement on a low-skilled worker program as a positive sign of progress, but both said there is more to be done.<p>That basic agreement was brokered Friday night between AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and U.S. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 16:32:00 +0000 42269 at http://www.kunc.org Immigration Reform Gets One Step Closer To A Bill Labor Relations Board Will Take Recess Appointment Decision To Supreme Court http://www.kunc.org/post/labor-relations-board-will-take-recess-appointment-decision-supreme-court The National Labor Relations Board says it will ask the Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that invalidated three of President Obama's recess appointments, casting a legal cloud over more than 1,000 board actions over the past year.<p>In a blockbuster January ruling, three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:32:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 41447 at http://www.kunc.org