June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018

Top Political News

  • 3 Key Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primary Results. New York Times
  • DOJ Clinton Report Blasts Comey, Agents, but Finds No Bias in Conclusion. Wall Street Journal
  • New York sues Trump and his charity over ‘self-dealing.’ Reuters 
  • Paul Manafort ordered to jail after witness-tampering charges. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Senate panel OKs Interior-EPA bill without new riders. E&E
  • Senate agriculture panel passes farm bill with hemp legalization. CNBC
  • Climate change is moving fish around faster than laws can handle, study says. Washington Post
  • Trump Wants to Bail Out Coal and Nuclear Power. Here’s Why That Will Be Hard. New York Times
  • Trump’s Pick to Lead Weather Agency Spent 30 Years Fighting It. Bloomberg Businessweek

Indian Affairs


  • Supreme Court Turns Aside J.B. Hunt on Truck Driver Suit. Wall Street Journal
  • Liberal groups, unions urge lawmakers to oppose second round of Trump tax cuts. The Hill
  • Trump’s attacks on federal employee unions, pay and benefits draw bipartisan rebukes. Washington Post
  • Will pending Supreme Court decision weaken unions’ political power in Oregon? Oregonian

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • What Happened in the Trump-Kim Meeting and Why It Matters. New York Times
  • China Issues Retaliatory Tariffs as Trade Fight Heats Up. Wall Street Journal
  • EU nations back retaliating against U.S. steel tariffs. Reuters


  • Spokane, Washington Will Use Drones to Inspect Infrastructure and Monitor Construction. The Drive
  • If the Robots Come for Our Jobs, What Should the Government Do? New York Times
  • Tesla Cutting About 9% of Global Workforce. Wall Street Journal
  • Will Uber and Lyft Become Different Things? The Atlantic


  • Oregon on the road to freeway tolling. Portland Tribune
  • Why I let Domino’s fill my city’s potholes. Washington Post
  • The Bike Share War is Shaking Up Seattle Like Nowhere Else. Wired
  • The Very Good Math of Electric Buses. Route Fifty
  • We Need to Talk About the Far-Out Future of Cities. CityLab
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