February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018

Top Political News

  • Right and Left React to Trump’s State of the Union Address. New York Times
  • Hotly disputed Russia-probe memo released over FBI protest. Associated Press
  • The 2018 Congressional Retirement Tracker. The Atlantic
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

Indian Affairs

  • Both sides court tribes on Bears Ears legislation. E&E News
  • Trump signs bill recognizing Virginia Indian tribes. Washington Post


  • 15 Kentuckians Sue Trump Administration Over New Medicaid Waiver. Route Fifty
  • Ryan renews welfare reform push. Politico
  • U.S. Added 200,000 Jobs in January; Unemployment Rate at 4.1%. New York Times

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Yellen Leaving Fed With Full Employment, but Her Legacy Still Is Being Written. Wall Street Journal
  • Signs of Progress in Nafta Talks but Countries Remain Deeply Divided. New York Times
  • Every One of the World’s Big Economies Is Now Growing. New York Times
  • Tax bill beginning to deliver bigger paychecks to workers. Associated Press


  • Uber’s New Training Wheels: Testing Bike Sharing in San Francisco. New York Times
  • Uber, Lyft sign Livable Cities pledge, plan to shape future of urban transit. Curbed
  • Waymo Maintains Lead in Self-Driving Car Race. The Atlantic
  • Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Launches A Platform For Making The City Of Tomorrow. Wired


  • Trump’s $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is Light on Federal Funds, and Details. New York Times
  • GOP chairman: Republicans reactions ‘mixed’ on gas tax increase. The Hill
  • DOT calls on Schumer to move forward with confirmation of railroad nominee citing GOP train crash. The Hill
  • Public Transit Still Rules Rush Hour in Cities. Route Fifty
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