December 13, 2019

December 13, 2019

Top News

  • Top Lawmakers Say Bipartisan Spending Deal Reached. Wall Street Journal
  • House Judiciary Committee Approves 2 Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump. NPR
  • After Election Victory, Boris Johnson Says ‘We Are Going to Unite.’ New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

  • America After Climate Change, Mapped. CityLab
  • California Bans Insurers From Dropping Policies Made Riskier by Climate Change. New York Times
  • Government watchdog to probe movement of land management bureau out of DC. The Hill
  • Oregon lawmakers welcome USFS air tanker contracts. KTVZ

Indian Affairs 


  • Republicans Propose Wholesale Reform of Multiemployer Pension Plan System. The National Law Review
  • How the Fed Lost Its Faith in ‘Full Employment’. New York Times
  • Explosion of U.S. tech jobs concentrated in just five metro areas, study finds. Washington Post

Taxation & Trade


Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Federal agency approves permit to transport liquefied natural gas via rail. FreightWaves
  • USDOT unveils new loan program for short lines, regionals. Progressive Railroading
  • Seattle Joins the Rush to Slow Down Traffic on City Streets. Wired
  • Women love bikes—so why don’t they cycle to work? Quartz
  • How Media Coverage of Car Crashes Downplays the Role of Drivers. CityLab

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