November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017

Top Political News

  • Winners and losers from Election Day 2017. Washington Post
  • Departures Promise to Reshape the House, Whether or Not the Election Does. New York Times
  • ‘Canary in the coal mine’: Republicans fear Democratic wins mean more losses to come. Washington Post
  • Republicans might be stuck with Roy Moore. Politico
  • Trump Pitches ‘America First’ Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Summit. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico
  •  A history of Veterans Day. History Channel

Energy & Natural Resources

  • EPA seeks to repeal part of Obama emissions rule for big trucks. The Hill
  • Durbin blocks Interior nominees from confirmation. The Hill
  • Law could trigger ‘biblical changing of the guard’. E&E News
  • West Coast Democrats Behind ‘Great Blue Wall’ Push Progressive Climate Agenda. Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • The ‘big deal’ in Gov. Kate Brown’s executive order on electric vehicles. Portland Business Journal

Indian Affairs

  • What’s A Chemawa Diploma Really Worth. Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • The unfiltered version of Trump’s meeting with Native American leaders. Axios
  • Seattle Native Americans Rally For Indigenous-Focused High School. KNKX


  • Does Labor Have a Death Wish? Politico
  • How Right To Work Laws Are Making Inroads Even In Blue States. Forbes
  • Court finds union misused strike power to gain work. Construction Dive

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Senate GOP plan would delay corporate tax cut, protect mortgage interest deduction. Washington Post
  • Trump Says Democrats Will Like Senate Tax Plan More Than House Version. Wall Street Journal
  • GOP bill would hike taxes on 21 percent of middle-class Americans by 2027, study finds. Washington Post
  • Changes to Bond Rules in GOP Tax Bill Could Shake Up Infrastructure Financing. Route Fifty
  • House panel declines to restore infrastructure financing tool in tax bill. The Hill
  • U.S. Pushes Stiffer Content Rules for Nafta Car Makers. Wall Street Journal
  • In China, Trump Places His Bets on Flattering Xi Jinping. New York Times


  • Self-Driving Shuttle Buses Might Be the Future of Transportation. Wired
  • Uber in deal with NASA to build flying taxi air control software. Reuters
  • ‘Hustlin’ is out. Doing ‘the right thing’ is in. Uber has rewritten its notorious list of core values. Washington Post
  • Justice Department Says Not So Fast to AT&T’s Time Warner Bid. New York Times


  • Senate panel confirms slew of Trump transportation nominees. The Hill
  • House transportation leaders want GAO oversight of INFRA grants. Progressive Railroading
  • House transportation chief plans to stay in Congress despite term limits on chair. The Hill
  • Trump’s Transportation Chief Just Hyped His $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Again. But She Offered Few Details. Fortune
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