April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

Top News

  • ‘Putin Has Won’: Mueller Report Details the Ways Russia Interfered in the 2016 Election. Wall Street Journal
  • Nadler Issues Subpoena for Full Mueller Report. Wall Street Journal
  • Reaction to Mueller Report, From Right, Left and Center. NY Times
  • Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to Challenge Trump for GOP Nomination. Wall Street Journal
  • Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack to retire in 2020. Politico
  • A France in Turmoil Weeps for a Symbol of Paris’s Enduring Identity. New York Times
  • The Nation’s Cartoonists on the Week in Politics. Politico

Energy, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

  • Wet Weather And Flooding Are Testing U.S. Agriculture. Forbes
  • State Foresters concerned about Administration’s desire to reduce funding for state and private forestry programs. Wildfire Today
  • Cancer-causing chemical taints water after deadly Paradise wildfire. LA Times
  • U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Weren’t Built for Climate Change. Bloomberg

Indian Affairs

  • Senators announce grants for tribes’ affordable housing. KTVZ
  • The world is learning something we all know: Indigenous people are amazing.Indian Country Today
  • Arizona tribes’ role in drought negotiations marks turning point for inclusion, experts say. Indian Country Today


  • Report: Department of Labor investigating hedge fund’s handling of retirement plan assets. USA Today
  • In Rebuke to GOP Predecessor, Illinois Governor Bans Local ‘Right-to-Work’ Zones. Tribune News
  • Stop & Shop Workers Are on Strike at Over 240 Stores in New England. New York Times

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Trump’s USMCA trade agreement would have a limited but positive impact on U.S. economy, report finds. Washington Post
  • Treasury Issues Rules on Tax Breaks for Opportunity Zones. New York Times
  • ‘Investors Are Hesitant’: Rural America Might Miss Out on ‘Opportunity Zones’. Governing
  • On the Last Day to File Taxes, Here’s How the Trump Tax Cut Unfolded. New York Times


  • Uber’s self-driving car unit just raised another $1 billion. Fast Company
  • Lyft pulls thousands of e-bikes out of service in three US cities for braking malfunctions. The Verge
  • Lyft Shares Continue to Skid After IPO. Wall Street Journal

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $1.5 Billion in BUILD Transportation Grants to Revitalize Infrastructure Nationwide. USDOT
  • APTA: U.S. rail ridership fell in 2018. Progressive Railroading
  • Senators to Metro: No more federal funding if you buy Chinese rail cars. Washington Post
  • Mapping Where Traffic Pollution Hurts Children Most. CityLab
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