February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018

Top Political News

  • With Focus On Guns, Trump Warns Conservatives Not To Be ‘Complacent’ In 2018. National Public Radio
  • GOP Lawmakers Sue to Block New Congressional Map in Pennsylvania. Wall Street Journal
  • Bipartisan group of governors unveil new health reform proposal. The Hill
  • Rick Gates, Trump Campaign Aide, to Plead Guilty in Mueller Inquiry and Cooperate. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Energy, Interior secretaries: Trump has ‘world-changing’ approach to energy. The Hill
  • Trump slams ‘totally disastrous’ Paris pact, touts coal. E&E
  • Interior boss alters overhaul; governors’ group ‘gratified.’ Associated Press
  • New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser. New York Times
  • Cantwell, others float bills to boost grid, smart buildings. E&E

Indian Affairs


Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Rail leaders speak out: Don’t pull the plug on NAFTA. Progressive Railroading
  • White House Unveils ‘Largest Ever’ Set of Sanctions on North Korea. Wall Street Journal
  • U.S. Military Backs ‘Targeted’ Tariffs on Steel And Aluminum. Bloomberg
  • Oregon lawmakers move toward repealing tax break worth millions to Comcast, Frontier. Oregonian


  • Waymo is readying a ride-hailing service that could directly compete with Uber. Quartz
  • The Future of Connected Transit Is More Than Just Driverless Cars. StateTech Magazine
  • Uber and Lyft crushed taxis—is the commercial parking industry next? Crain’s New York Business
  • Before They Can Take Off, Flying Cars Must Defeat Bureaucracy. Wired


  • State treasurers call for restoring tax exemption to help fund infrastructure. The Hill
  • Trump’s Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress. Bloomberg
  • House T&I Committee holds PTC hearing. RT&S
  • White House praises experimental Oregon mileage tax. Oregonian
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