January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

Top News

  • Trump’s trial begins at the start of an election year. Associated Press
  • Senate Passes Revised NAFTA, Sending Pact to Trump’s Desk. New York Times
  • Virginia Ratifies The Equal Rights Amendment, Decades After The Deadline. NPR
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources 

Indian Affairs 

  • Louisiana tribes file complaint with United Nations over U.S. inaction on climate change. Nola.com
  • Schools start teaching lessons from Oregon’s Native American tribes. Register Guard
  • Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised. Cronkite News


Taxation & Trade

  • What are the differences between NAFTA and the USMCA? PBS NewsHour
  • Treasury’s internal watchdog is probing the Trump administration’s Opportunity Zone program. NBC News
  • What’s in (and Not in) the U.S.-China Trade Deal. New York Times


  • The case for … making low-tech ‘dumb’ cities instead of ‘smart’ ones. The Guardian
  • We’re blowing it with self-driving car safety reporting, Cruise says. The Verge
  • Amazon Sought $1 Billion in Incentives on Top of Lures for HQ2. Wall Street Journal

Transportation & Infrastructure

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