September 7, 2018

September 7, 2018

Top Political News

  • Here’s What Happened on Day 3 of the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings. New York Times
  • Trump: Justice Department should investigate anonymous op-ed author. Washington Post
  • Pressley takes down incumbent Dem Capuano in Massachusetts primary. Politico
  • Jon Kyl sworn in as senator replacing McCain. Reuters
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • The E.P.A.’s Review of Mercury Rules Could Remake Its Methods for Valuing Human Life and Health. New York Times
  • Panel eyes legislation to help owners in land transfers. E&E News
  • Western grid integration, backed in Oregon, fails again in California. Portland Business Journal

Indian Affairs

  • Why are Native American women vanishing? And who’s looking for them? Seattle Times
  • Montana Candidates Court Native American Voters — With Good Reason. Roll Call
  • Native American journalists long-standing fight for a free press. Indian Country Today


  • Obama-Era Franchise Rule Undercuts Trump Labor Policies: Conway. Bloomberg Law
  • Business Groups Urge Senate to Block Trump Labor Board Nominee. Wall Street Journal
  • A New Kind of Labor Movement in Silicon Valley. The Atlantic
  • Bernie Sanders introduces ‘Stop BEZOS Act’ in the Senate. Washington Post

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Mayors Press for ‘Opportunity Zones’ Regulations in Treasury Meeting. Route Fifty
  • Trump Says He’s Preparing Tariffs on Further $267 Billion in Chinese Imports. Wall Street Journal
  • Canada sees increasing chance NAFTA deal can be struck this month: source. Reuters


  • What to Include in a National Framework for Self-Driving Vehicles. Route Fifty
  • Self-Driving Technology Threatens Nearly 300,000 Trucking Jobs, Report Says. Wall Street Journal
  • Uber’s sleek new product? Your safety. Recode
  • Twitter’s Dorsey Avoids Taking Sides in Partisan House Hearing. New York Times


  • It’s Never Infrastructure Week. Bloomberg Opinion
  • Collaborative approaches, technological advances top Batory’s agenda at the FRA. Progressive Railroading
  • Senators Get Informal as FAA Deadline Nears. Roll Call
  • Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit? (Don’t Blame Cars.) CityLab
  • How on-demand transportation could make public transit more efficient. Axios
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