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PG&E Falsified Gas Pipeline Safety Records, Regulators Say

Utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric is being accused of falsifying gas pipeline safety records by California regulators in the aftermath of a pipeline explosion that killed eight people in 2010.

The California Public Utilities Commission says it has opened a proceeding for what its staff says are "systemic violations of rules" governing pipeline safety. An investigation found that the utility falsified records over a five-year period.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas issued a ruling Friday declaring the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, apparently setting the stage for another hearing on the health care law by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor invalidates what's commonly referred to as Obamacare nationwide, and casts into doubt the survival of the law on the eve of the deadline for tens of millions of Americans to sign up for health care coverage in 2019.

Local Headlines

Friday, December 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors’ announcement that it has 2,700 positions available isn’t necessarily a boon for workers expecting layoffs from the potential closing of GM’s Lordstown Complex, nor is it for the Mahoning Valley, said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. Today, GM announced openings at plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, as […] The post Ryan Addresses GM Jobs as Eastern Gateway Offers Help appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 14, 2018

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