April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

Top News

  • U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter. Wall Street Journal
  • Former vice president Joe Biden jumps into White House race. Washington Post
  • Trump Moves To Withdraw U.S. From U.N. Arms Trade Treaty. NPR
  • Maria Butina, Who Pleaded Guilty to Conspiring to Influence U.S. Politics, Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison. Wall Street Journal
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

  • Feds stack Bears Ears advisory group with critics of southern Utah monument. Salt Lake Tribune
  • Six Interior officials under ethics investigation. The Hill
  • E.P.A. Proposes Weaker Standards on Chemicals Contaminating Drinking Water. New York Times
  • Trump’s Offshore Oil-Drilling Plan Sidelined Indefinitely. Wall Street Journal
  • A climate change solution slowly gains ground. Washington Post
  • Washington state passes 100 percent clean electricity legislation. KIRO 7

Indian Affairs


  • Northeastern Faculty Drop Unionization Bid to Avoid NLRB Ruling. Bloomberg Law
  • Unions crank it up for Biden launch. Politico
  • Union Doesn’t Need to Refund Fees to Local Government Workers, Federal Judge Rules. Route Fifty
  • Disney Heiress Criticizes CEO Robert Iger’s Compensation. Wall Street Journal

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Scott, Booker Plan to Extend Opportunity Zone Incentives. Bloomberg Tax
  • Trump tax cuts help state revenues rebound. The Hill
  • Trump and Abe Meet as Japan and U.S. Try to Reach Trade Deal. New York Times


  • Tesla’s new AI chip isn’t a silver bullet for self-driving cars. The Verge
  • Carriers Need to Use Data More Effectively, Experts Say. Transport Topics
  • Ride-hailing company Via deactivates private rides for Earth Day. Curbed DC
  • Uber to kick off investor road show with IPO terms on Friday. Reuters
  • LA’s Plan to Reboot Its Bus System – Using Cell Phone Data. Wired

Transportation & Infrastructure

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