March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019

Top News

  • Attorney General Foresees Mid-April Release of Redacted Mueller Report. Wall Street Journal
  • Linda McMahon to leave Cabinet for Trump 2020 PAC. Politico
  • Disaster Relief Bill at an Impasse Over Puerto Rico Aid. New York Times
  • Poll: After Barr Letter, Overwhelming Majority Wants Full Mueller Report Released. National Public Radio
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

  • Interior Secretary Nominee Gets Grilled On Ethics At Confirmation Hearing. National Public Radio
  • Congress Could Could Move Quickly on Drought Contingency Plan for Colorado River. Route Fifty
  • Dems introduce climate change legislation after Senate votes down Green New Deal. The Hill

Indian Affairs

  • White House Launches Investigation of Indian Health Service Failures Over Sexual Abuse. Wall Street Journal
  • Tribe and state withdraw suit against Department of Interior. Associated Press
  • Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland could make history yet again. Indian Country Today
  • ‘A very deep kind of patriotism’: Memorial to honor Native American veterans is coming to the Mall. Washington Post


  • U.S. labor secretary visits North Dakota to discuss workforce issues. Bismarck Tribune
  • Undeterred by Medicaid Rulings, States and Trump Advance Work Requirements. Governing
  • Trump’s Government Labor Pick Comes Accused of Union Violations. Bloomberg Law
  • Workers Push Back as Companies Gather Fingerprints and Retina Scans. Wall Street Journal

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Republicans warn Trump to back off economy-wrecking tariffs. Politico
  • Trump’s North American trade deal at risk of stalling in Congress. Washington Post
  • U.S. Trade Negotiators Take Aim at China’s Cybersecurity Law. Wall Street Journal


  • As IPO soars, can Uber and Lyft survive long enough to replace their drivers with machines? Washington Post
  • Lyft raises IPO price target as investor fret over missing out. Reuters
  • Behind HUD’s Housing Discrimination Charges Against Facebook. Route Fifty
  • A Cab’s-Eye View of How Peloton’s Trucks ‘Talk’ to Each Other. Wired

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Klobuchar’s first 2020 policy proposal: A massive infrastructure plan. Politico
  • Senate Funding Leader Praises White House’s Infrastructure Grants Proposal. Transport Topics
  • Airports push lawmakers to raise passenger fees. The Hill
  • FAA and Boeing defend oversight of 737 Max. Washington Post
  • After NYC, Will Los Angeles Be Next to Consider Congestion Pricing? Governing
  • Wow Air has abruptly shut down, leaving customers stranded around the world. Vox
  • How a Train Through Paradise Turned Into a $9 Billion Debacle. Wall Street Journal
  • 8 Ways to Improve State DOTs, According to Smart Growth Advocates. Governing
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