March 6, 2020

March 6, 2020

Top News

  • Trump Signs Coronavirus Emergency Spending Bill but Cancels Visit to C.D.C. New York Times
  • Super Tuesday Democrats Picked A Lane: Pragmatism. FiveThirtyEight
  • Elizabeth Warren drops out. Politico
  • Mike Bloomberg Suspends His Presidential Campaign And Endorses Joe Biden. NPR
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Trump calls for full funding for conservation program after slashing it in his budget. The Hill
  • Tangled in amendments and process, Senate energy bill pushed to next week. Roll Call
  • E.P.A. Updates Plan to Limit Science Used in Environmental Rules. New York Times
  • Oregon legislative session ends early after Republican no-show over cap and trade. Oregonian

Indian Affairs

  • ‘We are not ready for this’: Tribes struggle to deal with COVID-19. Indian Country Today
  • Appeals court supports tribal lawsuit over oil trains. Associated Press
  • Navajo Community Gets Internet Connection with ‘Sacred Wind.’ Governing


Taxation & Trade


  • Only 12 Percent of Americans Feel Safe in Autonomous Cars. Governing
  • Report: Two-Thirds of Counties Average Internet Speeds Slower Than Broadband. Route Fifty
  • North America to be ‘leader’ on 5G: report. SmartCitiesDive
  • Group Criticizing Mobility Data System Includes Uber, Others. Government Technology

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Mnuchin: Trump to prioritize infrastructure in any coronavirus stimulus package. The Hill
  • Trump administration moving to allow railroads to haul liquefied natural gas. Opponents say it’s a risk. Washington Post
  • Measure seeks to bolster rail safety. Transportation Today
  • Trucking Industry Weighs In on DOT Freight Plan. Transportation Topics

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