September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

Top Political News

  • Accuser of Trump’s court nominee sets conditions for testifying. Reuters
  • Trump ramps up shutdown talk ahead of midterms. Politico
  • Supreme Court Won’t Disturb Ruling Unmasking Dark Money Donors. New York Times
  • Senate passes sweeping opioids package. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Trump Administration Formally Rolls Back Rule Aimed at Limiting Methane Pollution. New York Times
  • California bans plastic straws at dine-in restaurants except by request. San Francisco Chronicle
  • At this rate, Earth risks sea level rise of 20 to 30 feet, historical analysis shows. Washington Post
  • Democrats promise to investigate Zinke if House flips.Politico

Indian Affairs


Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Can Nafta Be Saved? These Two Negotiators Are Trying. New York Times
  • New U.S.-China tariffs raise fears of an economic Cold War. Washington Post
  • Richard Clarida Sworn in as Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve Board. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump taps Darrell Issa to lead trade agency. Politico


  • Self-driving trucks on I-5? Washington and Oregon is nation’s best place for them, report says. Seattle Times
  • VW seeks industry alliance for self-driving technology. Automotive News
  • Germany’s Self-Driving Streetcar Puts Autonomous Tech on Track. Wired
  • The electric scooter craze is officially one year old — what’s next? The Verge


  • A Workhorse and a Hard Charger Aim for Transportation Top Spot. Roll Call
  • An Infrastructure Information Gap States Are Struggling to Solve. Route Fifty
  • The Global Mass Transit Revolution. CityLab
  • Mending or Ending the Highway Trust Fund – the Great Debate of 1978. Eno Transportation Weekly
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