infrastructure

States test an electrifying idea: roads that can recharge your EV

BY: - November 25, 2022

On two short stretches of road near downtown Detroit, Michigan transportation officials hope to make history. Over the next two years, they plan to embed technology in the pavement that can charge electric vehicles while they’re being driven. The wireless system will be the first U.S. test of so-called inductive charging on public roadways, according […]

Amid a major federal investment in electric cars, it’s time for states to step up, advocates say

BY: - November 7, 2022

For years, electric vehicles posed something of a chicken-and-egg problem.  Mass adoption, seen as critical to cutting the largest single source of U.S. carbon emissions, couldn’t happen until the infrastructure to allow drivers to recharge wherever they were heading was in place. And those charging stations weren’t coming until more drivers switched to plug-in electric […]

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN) speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol in December 2021. The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter rates her Minnesota seat as a toss-up in November's election. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

The battle for control of Congress: Abortion, inflation, crime and Biden

BY: , and - October 8, 2022

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress are fanning out to every district in the country, leaving the wonky floor debates on Capitol Hill behind for the campaign trail in advance of the crucial Nov. 8 midterm elections.  Democrats are fighting to hold their razor-thin majorities in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, citing two years of […]