Lawmakers weigh FEMA reform proposals
Former Federal Emergency Management Agency directors pitched ideas yesterday for improving communities' preparation for natural disasters to the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee wrestling with rising mitigation costs.
Congress passes bill to repeal regional planning rule
Congress sent a bipartisan bill to repeal an Obama-era rule reorganizing transportation planning to President Trump's desk after an overwhelming House vote yesterday.
Manufacturers meet with Pruitt and Chao
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers met with U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao today as the Trump administration reconsiders emissions and mileage requirements for the auto industry.
Koch group opposed clean car perk and lost
Groups funded by oil interests, including the Koch brothers, tried to eliminate an electric vehicle tax credit in Colorado but failed.
AGs question EPA's work on Volkswagen charging investment
A bipartisan group of seven attorneys general is questioning U.S. EPA's handling of Volkswagen AG's $2 billion investment in electric vehicle charging stations.