White House Reorganization Plan

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US – China Trade War News

Emily Cadei in the Sacramento Bee — 6/18/18 California farmers, politicians won’t feel full impact of Trump tariff wars until fall — David Phippen’s almond orchards in Manteca are a few months away from harvest, the nuts still green on the trees. That gives him some breathing room before China’s tariffs on almonds — California’s […]

Trump tariffs are more likely to kill U.S. jobs than create them, Fed economists say

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US Outlook Report: China Trade War Trumps a Disappointing Jobs Report

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Trump: ‘We probably have to wait until after the election’ to pass infrastructure bill’

Trump: ‘We probably have to wait until after the election’ Hannah Northey and Nick Sobczyk, E&E News reporters Published: Thursday, March 29, 2018 President Trump visited Richfield, Ohio, today to discuss his plan for investing in the nation’s infrastructure. C-SPAN President Trump conceded that the “biggest, boldest infrastructure plan” he pitched in rural Ohio may not make it […]

Politico: Budget would slash Army Corps despite Trump infrastructure focus

By Annie Snider 05/23/2017 11:42 AM EDT President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint would slash the Army Corps of Engineers’ budget by more than 16 percent, undercutting his administration’s emphasis on infrastructure — and following the pattern set by his predecessors in which Congress restores the funds. The nation’s builder of locks, dams, levees and ports […]

E&E News – This man may steer environmental law under Trump

This man may steer environmental law under Trump Amanda Reilly and Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E News reporters Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Jeffrey Wood is acting attorney general for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division.Photos courtesy of Balch & Bingham and Flickr. LOS ANGELES — President Trump’s rhetoric has left many of the nation’s top […]

Politico: Supreme Court denies Trump bid to stall WOTUS case

By Annie Snider | 04/03/2017 10:14 AM EDT The Supreme Court has denied the Trump administration’s request to stall the ongoing litigation over the Waters of the U.S. rule, potentially complicating the new administration’s efforts to rewrite the contentious regulation. In a customarily short order, the high court today refused to put on hold a […]

President’s Budget Proposal Puts Bay Area at Risk

As details of President Trumps proposed budget – entitled, “America First – A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” – are revealed, it is increasingly clear that it includes spending cuts that put the Bay Area at great risk. So much so, that Senator Dianne Feinstein said this week, “This is the most draconian budget I’ve […]

New Executive Order Redirects “Waters of the United States”

New Executive Order Redirects “Waters of the United States” Wendy L. Manley Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP Whatever you think “Waters of the US” might currently mean under Clean Water Act, expect it to change again.  On February 28, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order directing the EPA & Corps of Engineers to review […]