February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

Top News

  • How Nevada’s Three Sets Of Results Could Affect Who ‘Wins.’ FiveThirtyEight
  • 6 Takeaways From The Nevada Democratic Debate. NPR
  • Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik. New York Times
  • Trump says he is eyeing four candidates for intelligence chief. Reuters
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Toxic Superfund cleanups decline to more than 30-year low. Associated Press
  • Climate Change Rises as a Public Priority. But It’s More Partisan Than Ever. New York Times
  • Climate change has stolen more than a billion tons of water from the West’s most vital river. Washington Post
  • The Environmental Battle Over the Mexican Border Wall. Wall Street Journal

Indian Affairs

  • Indian Health Service Declines to Release Report on Sexual Abuse. Wall Street Journal
  • Oklahoma’s Tribes Unite Against a Common Foe: Their Cherokee Governor. New York Times
  • Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding. Cronkite News


  • Former UAW President Owen Bieber dies aged 90. Associated Press
  • Why Are Workers Struggling? Because Labor Law Is Broken. New York Times
  • Pension Policy Chief Detailed to Capitol Hill to Aid Senators. Bloomberg Law

Taxation & Trade

  • The U.S.’s Next Trade War? As China Clash Cools, Conflict With India Looms. Wall Street Journal
  • China to grant tariff exemptions on 696 U.S. goods to support purchases. Reuters
  • The Liberal Economists Behind the Wealth Tax Debate. New York Times
  • Lawmakers paint different pictures of Trump’s ‘opportunity zone’ program. The Hill


  • Uber Changes Its Rules, and Drivers Adjust Their Strategies. Wired
  • Connected world: An evolution in connectivity beyond the 5G revolution. McKinsey Global Institute
  • Ensuring State Broadband Grants Go the Extra Mile. Route Fifty

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Infrastructure week hits the presidential campaign trail. Roll Call
  • Buses Will Become the Priority on This City’s Streets. Route Fifty
  • U.S. infrastructure needs exceed $2 trillion, American Society of Civil Engineers says. Transportation Today
  • The Struggle to Mend America’s Rural Roads. New York Times
  • FRA issues ‘risk reduction’ rule for freight railroads. Progressive Railroading
  • U.S. Rail Traffic Keeps Falling. Railway Age

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