– Grub Street
Yesterday, the NYC Hospitality Alliance delivered a letter signed by over 200 restaurants that outlines the alleged consequences of recently-passed mandates from City Hall.
– The Wall Street Journal
States and cities that raise taxes and tolls will have a better chance at winning federal money for roads and bridges, part of a Trump administration strategy to have states carry a bigger portion of infrastructure spending.
– Pacific Standard
As Congress starts seriously considering bills allowing self-driving vehicles, union representatives with the Teamsters are pushing back. They have lobbied for a cautious approach, pushing for more deliberation, fewer changes to the current vehicular regulations, and, ultimately, for slower adoption of self-driving vehicles. Raising concerns about workplace safety and job losses, they have already successfully pushed the House to exclude large commercial vehicles from a proposed bill.
– The Washington Post
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that Just Born Quality Confections, the firm in Bethlehem, Pa., that makes the candy known as Peeps, could not unilaterally stop enrolling new employees in a pension without paying a penalty, something it had tried to do since 2015.