March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018

Top Political News

  • Trump pushes out Shulkin at VA, nominates Jackson as replacement. Reuters
  • At Least Twelve States to Sue Trump Administration Over Census Citizenship Question. New York Times
  • Justices cast doubt on partisan redistricting. Politico
  • Hope Hicks Is Gone, and It’s Not Clear Who Can Replace Her. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Partisan split on climate grows, even as U.S. fears are on the rise, poll finds. Washington Post
  • E.P.A. Prepares to Roll Back Rules Requiring Cars to Be Cleaner and More Efficient. New York Times
  • Interior not set to enforce revived methane rule — drillers. E&E News

Indian Affairs

  • Bill to extend Amber Alert funding to tribes heads to Trump. Farmington Daily Times
  • Native American tribes get funding boost for crime victims. Santa Fe New Mexican
  • A Fight Over Salmon-Killing Roads Is Now A Supreme Court Case About Native Rights. KUOW
  • Kennedy to sit out Wash. tribal fishing rights case. E&E News


  • Trouble in candy land: How Peeps, pensions and a lawsuit threaten to upend the American retirement system. Washington Post
  • Nearly 1 million people were out of the workforce because of opioid addiction in 2015, according to study. Washington Post
  • Why Are States So Strapped for Cash? There Are Two Big Reasons. Wall Street Journal

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Trump administration ‘cautiously optimistic’ summit with N. Korea will take place. Washington Post
  • Trump says may hold up South Korea trade deal until after deal with North Korea. Reuters
  • New Tax on Overseas Earnings Hits Unintended Targets. Wall Street Journal
  • White House Looks to Use Emergency Law to Halt Chinese Investment. New York Times


  • Waymo and Jaguar Will Build Up to 20,000 Self-Driving Electric SUVs. The Verge
  • Uber Isolated by Partners and Competitors in Aftermath of Crash. Bloomberg Technology
  • Dozens of State DOTs Are Now Using or Testing Aerial Drones. Route Fifty
  • To Pay or Not to Pay Hackers? Ransomware Poses a Dilemma for Governments. Governing


  • Mobility Cubed taking zero emissions vehicles to the last mile. Portland Business Journal
  • Trump Shifts Focus of Transportation Grants From City to Country. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump embraces piecemeal approach on infrastructure plan to Ohio workers. ABC News
  • Trump: Infrastructure overhaul will likely come after midterms. The Hill
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