October 25, 2019

October 25, 2019

Top News

  • Impeachment Inquiry Catch-Up: Bombshell Testimony And Revelations From The East. NPR
  • December Democratic Debate Will Be in Los Angeles, With Higher Thresholds. New York Times
  • Tim Ryan Becomes 2020’s Latest Also-Ran. FiveThirtyEight
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy, Natural Resources, & Agriculture

  • U.S. EPA chief hints vehicle CO2 limits will tighten. Reuters
  • Wildfires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Northern And Southern California. NPR
  • California utility admits it may have ignited fire. Associated Press
  • Chuck Schumer proposes ‘large discounts’ to trade in gas-powered cars for electric ones. The Verge

Indian Affairs 

  • Fawn Sharp elected to lead NCAI in landslide victory. KXRO
  • South Dakota won’t enforce pipeline protest law Native American groups said stifled right to assemble. NBC News
  • The Colville Tribes Combat Climate Change with their Forests. Sightline Institute


  • G.M. Workers Appear Set to Approve Contract and End Strike. New York Times
  • House Democrats Look for ‘Future’ Workplace Protection Ideas. Bloomberg Law
  • Recognizing labor’s local role amid national strikes: A metro-level look at union membership. Brookings Institution

Taxation & Trade

  • Tax Extenders May Miss ‘Last Train’ Out of Congress This Year. Bloomberg Tax
  • U.S. trade envoy meets lawmakers on U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal as time runs short. Reuters
  • Federal deficit increases 26% to $984 billion for fiscal 2019, highest in 7 years. CNBC


  • Lyft Expects to Be Profitable a Year Earlier Than Projected. Wall Street Journal
  • American drivers warming to self-driving cars – survey. Reuters
  • How the federal government can promote sustainable smart cities. Smart Cities Dive
  • As Pedestrian Deaths Spike, Feds Take on Fanciful Crosswalks. Wired

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • More Groups Advocating For Highway Bill, Infrastructure Push Congress. Transport Topics
  • NTSB: Calculation Errors Caused Miami Pedestrian Bridge Collapse. AASHTO Journal
  • To Encourage Public Transit, “Make It Harder to Drive.” Governing
  • Seeking Attention For City Priorities From 2020 Presidential Candidates. Route Fifty
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