September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018

Top Political News

  • Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Cooperate With Prosecutors. National Public Radio
  • Primary Season Is (Finally) Over. Here Are 5 Things We Learned. New York Times
  • Congress planning to avert government shutdown. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • House Sends Water Resources Infrastructure Bill to Senate with Unanimous Vote. American Journal of Transportation
  • Senators tout Oregon projects in energy, water spending bill. KTVZ
  • Administration announces plan to streamline oil and gas extraction in national forests. The Hill
  • In stormy markup, panel OKs parks, drilling and LWCF bills. E&E News

Indian Affairs

  • Murkowski to ‘review further’ Kavanaugh’s tribal views. E&E News
  • Native American Tribes File Lawsuit Seeking To Invalidate Keystone XL Pipeline Permit. National Public Radio


  • NLRB Pushes to Rescind Obama-Era Union Ruling. Wall Street Journal
  • Teaming Up to Get Workers Ready for Technology of the Future. New York Times
  • Public Employees’ Pay, Benefits and Rights Become Campaign Issues. Governing

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Trump Plans to Rebrand Nafta, Warns Canada. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump Wants $200 Billion in China Tariffs Despite Talks, Sources Say. Bloomberg
  • House panel backs bill to make Trump tax cuts permanent. Reuters
  • Rettig takes over IRS amid budget challenges, regulatory crunch. Politico


  • The electric scooter boom — and cities’ misguided attempts to squash it — explained. Vox
  • Vertical Aerospace makes ‘flying cars’ with more grounded aspirations. The Verge
  • Daimler Plots Two-for-One Autonomous Van for City Transport. Bloomberg
  • Lyft’s Bid to Rule the Streets Now Includes Public Transit. Wired


  • Local Transit Projects Hobbled as Trump Agencies Mum on Funds. Bloomberg
  • Transit Advocates: Is the White House Purposefully Delaying Project Funds? Governing
  • Who Will Regulate Hyperloop? Route Fifty
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