Joe Biden

Government, Business, Fuel

North Carolina Environmental Chief Michael Regan Tapped to Lead EPA

President-elect Joe Biden has picked an experienced but not widely known state regulator, Michael Regan of North Carolina, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. (2017 photo by Chuck Liddy/The News & Observer via AP)

President-elect Joe Biden is nominating Michael Regan to lead the EPA, putting a North Carolina environmental regulator in line to chart national policy on combating climate change and pollution, according to people familiar with the matter.

December 17, 2020
Government, Business

Joe Biden Says He Won’t Immediately Lift China Tariffs

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at an event in Delaware on Dec. 1. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press) President-elect Joe Biden speaks at an event in Delaware on Dec. 1. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sits in the background. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

President-elect Joe Biden says he won’t immediately lift tariffs placed by President Donald Trump on many imports from China or break Trump’s initial trade deal.

December 2, 2020
Government, Business

Joe Biden Weighs Rahm Emanuel for Transportation Secretary

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel waves as he arrives at a news conference in April 2019. Rahm Emanuel arrives at a news conference as mayor of Chicago in April 2019. (Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press)

President-elect Joe Biden is considering former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a substantial and somewhat divisive figure in Democratic Party politics, to serve as his transportation secretary.

Aamer Madhani and Zeke Miller | Associated Press
December 1, 2020
Government, Business

Biden Plots Economic Recovery in Meeting With CEOs, Union Heads

President-elect Joe Biden addresses the media at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 10. President-elect Joe Biden addresses the media at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 10. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

President-elect Joe Biden met Nov. 16 with the chief executives of General Motors Co. and Microsoft Corp., as well as key labor leaders, as he begins to outline how to contain the coronavirus pandemic and revive the economy during his administration.

November 16, 2020
Government, Business

House Democrats Press White House to Preserve Records

Peter DeFazio and Joe Biden DeFazio (left) by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News; Biden by Andrew Harnik/AP

The top transportation policymaker in the U.S. House of Representatives joined the chamber’s senior Democrats in recently calling on the Trump White House to comply with federal record-keeping laws.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 16, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

China Calls for Rejecting Protectionism as It Braces for Biden

President-elect Joe Biden will face tense trade relations with China when he takes office in January 2021. President-elect Joe Biden will face tense trade relations with China when he takes office in January 2021. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan called for global solidarity and a shift away from protectionism as Beijing grapples with the prospect of a new administration in Washington.

Peter Martin | Bloomberg News
November 16, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

EV Optimism Surges on Prospect of Biden Administration

The ElectraMeccanica Solo is a three-wheeled battery-electric vehicle. The ElectraMeccanica Solo is a three-wheeled battery-electric vehicle. (ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp.)

Electric vehicle startups extended their winning streak on Nov. 13, buoyed by strong earnings results from some of their peers and Joe Biden’s projected presidential win.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2020
Government, Business

On Infrastructure, Trump Touts Regulatory Streamlining, Biden Eyes Clean Energy

Donald Trump and Joe Biden President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, with Chris Wallace moderating, at the first debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Sept. 29, 2020. (Kevin Dietsch/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden offer differing views for improving the nation's infrastructure.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Biden Emphasizes Infrastructure Resilience, Electrification in Debate

Biden Trump (left) and Biden debate in Cleveland on Sept. 29. (Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Bloomberg News)

Under his administration the highways of tomorrow would consist of thousands of charging stations for fleets of electric vehicles, former Vice President Joe Biden insisted during his first debate with incumbent President Donald Trump.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2020
Government

Infrastructure Investments Possible Under Biden, Sen. Chuck Schumer Says

Chuck Schumer Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during the virtual Democratic National Convention on Aug. 18, 2020. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate argued investments in infrastructure networks would be achievable in Congress under a Joe Biden administration and Democratic majority.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 19, 2020

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