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One Step Forward, One Step Back on Infrastructure Executive Orders

Last week, President Trump issued a new executive order related to infrastructure, but he also disbanded the newly created Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure.  The Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure, established by an executive order issued in July, had yet … Continue reading

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Executive Order Creates Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure; Lawsuit Follows

Earlier this month, President Trump issued Executive Order 13,805, which establishes a Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure (Council).  The President will appoint up to fifteen members to the Council to represent the interests of various infrastructure sectors.  The Council will … Continue reading

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Federal Regulatory Action Update Includes More Information About Review of the Clean Power Plan

Last week the Trump Administration posted its Spring 2017 Update to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Update) on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) website. The Update outlines … Continue reading

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U.S. to Withdraw from Paris Agreement; States and Local Governments Vow to Step Up

Yesterday, President Trump announced that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Agreement.  Citing concerns about job loss, reduced economic productivity, and costs to taxpayers, President Trump stated that the U.S. would “cease all implementation” of the Paris Agreement.  The … Continue reading

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White House Releases Full Budget Proposal for FY 2018 Slashing Departmental Budgets

Building on its earlier “skinny” budget, the White House Office of Management and Budget released today the President’s full budget for Fiscal Year 2018, entitled A New Foundation for American Greatness.  The President’s proposed budget (which will now go to … Continue reading

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