October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018

Top Political News

  • Trump calls for 5 percent spending cut in some programs. Washington Post
  • White House Lawyer Quits After Helping Trump Put His Mark On The Federal Bench. NPR
  • In Shift on Khashoggi Killing, Trump Edges Closer to Acknowledging a Saudi Role. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Critic Of Federal Public Lands Management To Join Department Of The Interior. NPR
  • White House Seeks to Slow Rollout of Rules for Cleaner Ship Fuels. Wall Street Journal
  • EPA taking UN climate report ‘very seriously,’ agency chief says. The Hill
  • West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports. Associated Press
  • EPA Must Protect Salmon From Warming Waters, Judge Rules. Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • Bloomberg gives Portland $2.5 million to fight congestion, climate change. Oregonian

Indian Affairs


  • Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren target Amazon over labor practices. Washington Post
  • Gig Economy Prime Target for Labor Department Opinions. Bloomberg
  • October Rout Will Test Pensions’ Wall Street Crash Protection. Wall Street Journal

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Treasury Releases Highly Anticipated Rules for ‘Opportunity Zones.’ RouteFifty
  • Trump Opens New Front in His Battle With China: International Shipping. New York Times
  • U.S. asks for WTO panel over metals tariff retaliation. Reuters
  • As U.S.-China trade fight escalates, Trump formally announces trade negotiations with E.U., U.K. and Japan. Washington Post


  • Shaken by hype, self-driving leaders adopt new strategy: Shutting up. Washington Post
  • Arizona plans public, private automated vehicle research hub. Automotive News
  • Google Maps will now help you find EV charging stations. The Verge
  • Uber and Lyft Made Traffic Worse in San Francisco. But It’s Complicated. Wired
  • As E-Scooters Roll Into American Cities, So Do Safety Concerns. NPR


  • Many railroads seek PTC deadline extension to gain two more years for implementation, interoperability. Progressive Railroading
  • Congestion Creates $74.5 Billion Burden for Trucking, ATRI Study Shows. Transport Topics
  • Where Chicago Trounces New York: Fixing Mass Transit. New York Times
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