In the past six weeks, the Trump administration has removed five officials from leading their respective agencies’ inspector general offices. Unless we give these actions the forceful response they deserve, we risk looking back and marking these firings as the moment we crossed over the line to autocracy. Read more >
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CNN had a scoop this past weekend: the U.S. Department of Transportation recently removed several climate change pages from its website. The changes are indicative of a greater trend within the federal government when it comes to climate information: when in doubt, take it out. Read more >
September 14, 2017 1:46 PM EDT
Automakers and their advocates have been busy in the halls of Congress and Department of Transportation. The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that will make it easier for self-driving cars to hit the road, the Department of Transportation replaced an Obama-era self-driving vehicle policy with a more industry-friendly approach, and the Senate had a hearing on a bill that would also speed the deployment of self-driving vehicles, including trucks.