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Peter Fricke
by | Jun 25, 2015

A watchdog group is suing the federal government, claiming a top Export-Import Bank official deleted text messages that were subject to a Freedom of Information Act request. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday with the D.C. District Court, the libertarian Cause of…

by | Jun 24, 2015

On Monday, the federal agency that oversees trade policy recommended dismissing patent infringement claims that could lead to a ban on U.S. sales of the Samsung Galaxy line of phones. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) staff  filed a pretrial…

by | Jun 23, 2015

President Barack Obama’s views on the Export-Import Bank have evolved considerably during his time as president, taking him from a populist critic of the bank to one of its biggest supporters. During the 2008 presidential election, candidate Obama said Ex-Im “has become…

by | Jun 16, 2015

Supporters of an online sales tax bill introduced Monday portray it as a compromise that addresses most concerns, but some critics aren’t placated. The Remote Transactions Parity Act, sponsored by Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, would allow states to collect sales taxes…

by | May 27, 2015

Oakland officials say they will not contribute any taxpayer dollars toward building a new stadium for the Raiders, even if that means the team will move back to Los Angeles. Although Raiders owner Mark Davis and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell…

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