July 6, 2018

July 6, 2018

Top Political News

  • Trump Narrows Supreme Court Shortlist To 3 — With 2 On The Inside Track. National Public Radio
  • Donald Trump Names Ex-Fox News Executive Bill Shine to Oversee White House Communications. Wall Street Journal
  • E.P.A. Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Under a Cloud of Ethics Scandals. New York Times

Energy & Natural Resources

  • How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt. New York Times
  • Washington voters likely to take up carbon fee initiative. Associated Press
  • The Sooty, Swirling Logistics of Fighting 2018’s First Major Wildfire. Wired
  • Local flood control needs upgrading. Walla Walla Union Bulletin

Indian Affairs

  • Record Number Of Native Americans Running For Office In Midterms. National Public Radio
  • Land-trust case raises red flags across Indian Country. Associated Press
  • Tribes return to the chilly waters of Willamette Falls for annual lamprey harvest. Oregonian
  • Sea lion activity puts tribal fishing traditions at risk. West Linn Tidings


  • Tax Wrinkle Spurs Pension Funds to Buy More Treasurys. Wall Street Journal
  • Aviation Bill With Trucking Meal, Rest Break Language Yet to Reach Senate Floor. Transport Topics
  • Judge’s ruling slows plans for Medicaid work requirement. Associated Press
  • Is it great to be a worker in the U.S.? Not compared with the rest of the developed world. Washington Post

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • U.S., China Dig In for Long Trade War as Tariffs Take Effect. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump and Mexico’s New Leader, Both Headstrong, Begin With a ‘Good Conversation.’ New York Times
  • U.S. job growth strong; unemployment rate rises to 4 percent. Reuters


  • Lyft Just Became America’s Biggest Bikeshare Company. CityLab
  • Tech Giants Win a Battle Over Copyright Rules in Europe. New York Times
  • New York considering setting minimum wage for Uber, Lyft drivers. Washington Post
  • Smart Ports: When AI Takes Over Shipping. Transport Topics


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