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Challengers of a Trump administration move to lift an Obama-era coal leasing moratorium want a Montana federal judge to undo the policy change after he found it lacked an adequate environmental review, but the U.S. Department of the Interior is pleading for patience as it finalizes a replacement.
The White House and Congress reached a bipartisan deal Monday on a sweeping two-year budget that would provide billions of dollars for defense and domestic spending while pushing a potential government shutdown past the 2020 election, President Donald Trump and lawmakers said.
Indivior has urged a federal judge to toss an indictment accusing it of misrepresenting the risk of abuse posed to children by its opioid-dependence treatment Suboxone Film, claiming federal prosecutors included inadmissible references to a doctor's health care fraud convictions and possibly even intentionally misled the grand jury.
The Court of Federal Claims on Monday issued an injunction stopping the U.S. Air Force from awarding a $655 million satellite system support contract until Peraton’s related bid protest is resolved, saying corrective action proposed after an earlier protest did not appear rational.
The director of the U.S. Department of Labor’s compliance arm said Monday that federal contractors can suggest workforce grouping data the DOL should use in determining whether a contractor’s pay structure is discriminatory, but that the agency need not follow their recommendations.