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Wilbur Ross: Commerce Department Wants US to Get Lion’s Share of Space Market

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the department intends to build up the country’s competitiveness in the global space market through promotional initiatives and regulatory reform, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. “At the Commerce Department, our goal is to ensure that the United States captures the lion’s share of burgeoning space markets,” Ross said Tuesday during the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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ULA’s Kelly Garehime Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Space Launch Regulatory Reform

Kelly Garehime, associate general counsel of regulatory affairs at United Launch Alliance, has said ULA believes the Federal Aviation Administration should re-engage with the aviation rulemaking committee in developing new launch licensing regulations in order to ensure public safety during space launches. “The Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing ARC was conducted …

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White House Introduces National Space Strategy

President Donald Trump has unveiled a new strategy that aims to advance industry partnerships and regulatory reforms in a push to help the U.S. maintain its competitive edge in space technology and services. A White House fact sheet published Friday the National Space Strategy seeks to continue the U.S. space exploration …

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Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Implement Regulatory Reform Initiatives

President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to launch initiatives that will work to reduce the regulatory burden on citizens and to appoint a regulatory reform officer within 60 days of the executive order’s release. The White House said Friday that RROs will oversee agencies’ efforts to implement regulatory reform initiatives and policies such as Executive Order 13771, Executive …

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White House Releases Regulatory Reform Plans

Regulatory reform plans for federal agencies will save more than $4 billion over the next five years, the White House said Monday. Cass Sunstein, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, announced on the White House blog that federal agencies are releasing their final regulatory plans. The plans …

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Office of Thrift Supervision Closing Down

The Office of Thrift Supervision’s functions, including the regulation of federal savings associations, have moved to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the OCC announced Wednesday. Section 312 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 mandated the OCC take over the functions of …

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Genachowski Talks Broadband Task Force, Regulatory Changes

Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Julius Genachowski is getting serious about his agency’s commitment to wider adoption of broadband. At an FCC broadband forum earlier this week, Genachowski said a comprehensive broadband policy is a “BFD,” according to a report in The Hill. From there, Genachowski focused his remarks …

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