Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Hundreds of business leaders call on Trump to stick with NAFTA
McClatchy reports, "Hundreds of business leaders from all 50 states have joined forces to increase pressure on President Donald Trump to remain in NAFTA. In a letter signed by more than 310 state and local chambers of commerce, the business leaders urged Trump to update and improve, but not end, the 23-year-old trilateral agreement with Mexico and Canada that, the leaders say, has contributed to $1.2 trillion annually in trade."
E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule
The New York Times
The New York Times reports, "The Trump administration announced on Monday that it would take formal steps to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of America’s efforts to tackle global warming."
Trump's apparent about-face on partnerships injects 'huge question mark' into infrastructure plan
Washington Examiner reports, "The infrastructure industry and public officials are trying to figure out how to interpret President Trump's recent move to back off what had been a major pillar of his $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan."
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