Obama Wants Power to Merge 6 Trade Agencies

Move aims to cut down on government bureaucracy

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 13, 2012 8:39 AM CST

(Newser) – President Obama will today announce a plan to mash together six federal agencies—including the Commerce Department—in an effort to simplify the government's sprawling regulatory bureaucracy. Obama can't actually make the move without Congressional approval, however, so he intends to ask Congress...   Read full story »

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