November 9, 2018

November 9, 2018

Top Political News

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Voters Reject, Again, What Would Have Been the Nation’s First Carbon Tax. Governing
  • House Dems plan to bring back committee on climate change. The Hill
  • Trump: ‘Looking at’ Zinke, but ‘I’m very happy with most of my Cabinet.’ Politico
  • At least five dead, Paradise ‘pretty much destroyed’ as wildfire rages in Northern California. Washington Post

Indian Affairs

  • Native Americans Score Big Wins in Midterms After Years of Efforts. New York Times
  • Tribe challenges Corps findings on Dakota Access pipeline. Associated Press
  • HERSTORY! Deb Haaland, Sharice Davids in Congress and Peggy Flanagan as Lt. Gov. Indian Country Today


  • What a Democrat-controlled House means for labor laws and minimum wage. Market Watch
  • Voters in GOP-led states give themselves raise, increasing minimum wage. CBS News
  • Medicaid Expansion Wins Big on Election Day. Route Fifty

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Democrats’ House Victory Complicates Passage of New Nafta, Trade Deals. Wall Street Journal
  • Unions criticize USMCA wages provision, potentially endangering the deal. Washington Examiner
  • Midterm Elections Are Unlikely to Change Fed’s Trajectory. New York Times
  • U.S. stock market pushes higher after midterm elections. Washington Post


  • Uber Releases VSSA Including Need for “Tractable, Credible” Safety Metrics. Eno
  • Uber seeks OK to resume self-driving tests in Pennsylvania. Reuters
  • Milking Scooters for Cash Helps Cities Build for the Future. Wired
  • Tesla Names New Chair As Elon Musk Steps Down. NPR


  • Democrats to push for big infrastructure bill with ‘real money’ in 2019. Reuters
  • Nationwide, Transportation Measures Rolled to Victory. CityLab
  • California Voters Reject Gas Tax Repeal. Transport Topics
  • Philadelphia Fights Gridlock With Ticket Blitz. Wall Street Journal
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