Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Ex-Im and the Politics of Corporate Welfare http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/ex-im-and-politics-corporate-welfare <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A routine agency reauthorization turns into a lengthy and expensive pitched battle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/ex-im-and-politics-corporate-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/ex-im-and-politics-corporate-welfare#comments Competitiveness Legislation Public Policy Trade Global Economy Gold The Global Manufacturer The Latest Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:55:00 +0000 176061 at http://www.industryweek.com Regulator Rejects Exelon-Pepco Merger http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/regulator-rejects-exelon-pepco-merger <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After reviewing testimony, the Washington DC Public Service Commission said the merger "was not in the public interest."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/regulator-rejects-exelon-pepco-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/regulator-rejects-exelon-pepco-merger#comments Energy Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:37:00 +0000 174961 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Market Turmoil Poses New Challenge to Fed's Rate Plans http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/market-turmoil-poses-new-challenge-feds-rate-plans <div class="field-byline"> Virginie Montet, Agence France-Presse </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Analysts expect the Federal Reserve to postpone yet again an increase of the benchmark federal funds rate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/market-turmoil-poses-new-challenge-feds-rate-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/market-turmoil-poses-new-challenge-feds-rate-plans#comments Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:44:00 +0000 174801 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images US Manufacturing Still in Trouble, Warns ITIF http://www.industryweek.com/ITIF-vs-CRS <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Is U.S. manufacturing strong compared to other developed nations? A new critique warns a Congressional report was too optimistic.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ITIF-vs-CRS" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ITIF-vs-CRS#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Global Economy Workforce The Latest Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:35:00 +0000 174761 at http://www.industryweek.com Rate Hike Conditions are Approaching http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/rate-hike-conditions-are-approaching <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'Most' Federal Reserve officials judged the time not quite right, but said the first interest rake increase in nine years should arrive soon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/rate-hike-conditions-are-approaching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/rate-hike-conditions-are-approaching#comments Public Policy Global Economy The Latest Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:47:00 +0000 174421 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a July hearing.</p> Alex Wong, Getty Images EPA Proposes Methane Cuts for Oil and Gas http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/epa-proposes-methane-cuts-oil-and-gas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The suggested changes will not, on their own, get the US to its goal of cutting oil and gas methane emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/epa-proposes-methane-cuts-oil-and-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/epa-proposes-methane-cuts-oil-and-gas#comments Energy Management Public Policy Operations The Latest Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:24:00 +0000 174351 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images EU Expects Major Increase in Greek Debt in 2015, 2016 http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eu-expects-major-increase-greek-debt-2015-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A European Commission study predicts Greece's debt to grow to 196% of GDP in 2015, and 201% in 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eu-expects-major-increase-greek-debt-2015-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/eu-expects-major-increase-greek-debt-2015-2016#comments Public Policy The Latest Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:18:00 +0000 174081 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Cut Health Care Benefit Costs and Improve Quality With These Strategies http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/cut-health-care-benefit-costs-and-improve-quality-these-strategies <div class="field-byline"> Randall K. Abbott, senior strategist, Towers Watson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here's how to provide higher-value health care benefits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/cut-health-care-benefit-costs-and-improve-quality-these-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/cut-health-care-benefit-costs-and-improve-quality-these-strategies#comments Compensation Strategies Corporate Finance & Tax Public Policy Finance Workforce Employer Provided Health Care The Latest Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:30:00 +0000 173391 at http://www.industryweek.com How Economic Public Policy Fails US Manufacturers http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/how-economic-public-policy-fails-us-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We should not allow people who don't understand manufacturing to define its future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/how-economic-public-policy-fails-us-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/how-economic-public-policy-fails-us-manufacturers#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Global Economy Gold The Latest The Manufacturers Agenda Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:15:00 +0000 172861 at http://www.industryweek.com Fed: Cheaper Imports, Falling Energy Prices Keep Interest Rate Unchanged http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-cheaper-imports-falling-energy-prices-keep-interest-rate-unchanged <div class="field-byline"> Paul Handley </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Fed said the U.S. economy had expanded 'moderately' in recent months and the job market strengthened, but noted inflation was soft and the labor force participation rate extremely low.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-cheaper-imports-falling-energy-prices-keep-interest-rate-unchanged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-cheaper-imports-falling-energy-prices-keep-interest-rate-unchanged#comments Public Policy The Latest Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:22:00 +0000 172951 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images