The Weekly Trek: December 11, 2015

The Weekly Trek: December 11, 2015

Weekly Trek

December 11, 2015


  • House reauthorizes freight rail oversight panel. The Hill
  • Ford investing in ride-hailing services, expanding electric vehicles. Reuters
  • AAR, APTA offer an industry outlook from the association perspective. Progressive Railroading
  • House passes visa waiver reform bill with strong bipartisan support. Washington Post
  • Bypass controversy heated up again on Thursday. Newberg Graphic

Energy & Natural Resources


  • Congress pushes for delay in ‘Cadillac Tax’ on health plans. Wall Street Journal
  • Exclusive: Uber winning make or break legal battles across America. Reuters
  • UAW contracts left open health care change. Wall Street Journal

Taxation, Trade, & Defense

  • Lawmakers to push for more scrutiny of foreign visitors. The Hill
  • Deal to end oil export ban in sight. The Hill
  • McConnell warns that trade deal can’t pass Congress before 2016 elections. Washington Post
  • Ex-Im Bank back open, but Boeing, GE deals left out for now. Seattle Times
  • There’s still hope for large, year-end tax package. Washington Post

Top Political News

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