September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021

Top News

  • Justice Department sues Texas over six-week abortion ban. CNN
  • Manchin, Sanders set for clash over Biden spending package. The Hill
  • Democrats plot shutdown-prevention patch into December. Politico
  • Stephanie Murphy to oppose her party’s ‘rushed’ budget package in committee. Roll Call
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Environmental groups ask Congress to fund billions of dollars in climate measures in reconciliation. CNN
  • Conservation group says it will only endorse Democrats who support $3.5T spending plan. The Hill
  • Natural Gas Excluded in Democrats’ Budget Plan for Clean Energy. Bloomberg
  • Biden nominates DC regulator to federal energy commission. The Hill

Indian Affairs

  • ‘Poet Warrior’ Joy Harjo Wants Native Peoples To Be Seen As Human. NPR
  • How Texas abortion law is undermining Native American women’s reproductive justice. NBC News
  • Bryan Newland Sworn in as Interior Dept. Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Native News
  • Buy-Back Program Sends Offers to Landowners with Fractional Interests at the Lake Traverse Reservation. Red Lakes Nation
  • Petitions Filed to Have U.S. Supreme Court Decide on Indian Child Welfare Act Constitutionality. Native News


  • ‘Not dealing with rookies’: Companies brace for Biden’s new labor cops. Politico
  • Google’s NLRB Case Creates Chance for New Rules on Worker Speech. Bloomberg
  • Medicare’s benefits are full of holes — and patients keep falling through. Vox
  • Biden’s Employer Shot Mandate Tasks OSHA With New Rulemaking. Bloomberg Law

Taxation & Trade

  • Moderate Democrats want the $3.5 trillion spending plan to remove the limit on state and local tax deductions. CNBC
  • Why Trump’s steel tariffs are now Biden’s political headache. Politico
  • China Trade Surges to New Records on Strong U.S., EU Demand. Bloomberg
  • Biden And Xi Jinping Speak For The First Time In Months Amid Fraying U.S.-China Ties. NPR


  • Tech founders have left the building. Axios
  • Tech giants are rushing to develop their own chips — here’s why. CNBC
  • Facebook lures top Democrat to its D.C. lobbying ranks. Politico
  • United Nations confirms its systems were breached this year. The Hill

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Let’s dismantle racist infrastructure. Let’s start with American highways. Fast Company
  • GOP pressure to block bipartisan infrastructure bill builds in the House. CNN
  • A commission has a $117 billion plan to modernize the Northeast
  • Corridor. Here’s how it improves passenger rail. Washington Post
  • U.S. Airlines Warn of Dimming Outlook Amid Delta Variant. Wall Street Journal

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