March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

Top Political News

  • Trump Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo. National Public Radio
  • ‘There Will Always Be Change,’ Trump Says as More Personnel Shake-Ups Loom. New York Times
  • Lawrence Kudlow to Become Trump’s White House Economic Adviser. Wall Street Journal
  • Game of musical chairs follows Pennsylvania’s special election. Reuters
  • Rep. Louise Slaughter, liberal Democrat who championed women’s rights, dies at 88. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • The Interior Department is preparing for a massive overhaul — and Alaska is its model. Anchorage Daily News
  • EPA Chief Signals Showdown With California on Fuel Emission Standards. Bloomberg Politics
  • Panel mulls changes to NEPA, Clean Water Act. E&E News
  • FEMA Drops ‘Climate Change’ From Its Strategic Plan. National Public Radio

Indian Affairs

  • Critically endangered orcas have governor’s, tribe’s attention. Seattle Times
  • Argument preview: Justices to consider tribal immunity from state-court actions to adjudicate title to land. SCOTUSblog
  • Eyes on Senate Bill to Nip Allergan’s Tribal Immunity Tactic. Bloomberg BNA


Taxation, Trade, & Defense


  • Local Officials to FCC: We’re Not the Ones Impeding 5G. Route Fifty
  • Lyft says it passed $1 billion in revenue last year — and is growing faster than Uber. Recode
  • GM to invest $100 million to upgrade facilities to build self-driving cars. Reuters
  • When Self-Driving Cars Can’t Help Themselves, Who Takes the Wheel? New York Times


  • Taming the Mighty Mississippi. Washington Post
  • Port Association Calls for More TIGER Grants. Transport Topics
  • Mayors Are Demanding a Better Infrastructure Deal. CityLab
  • 5 Cabinet Secretaries Stump for Infrastructure Plan on Capitol Hill. Route Fifty
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