April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022

Top News

  • Manchin’s moves leave Democrats doubting their agenda will pass. The Hill
  • Conflicting incentives for quick election-year spending deal. Roll Call
  • Biden asks Congress for $33 billion in aid to Ukraine as war enters new phase. CNN
  • Local Governments Vie for New Round of Congressional Earmarks. Route Fifty
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • 16 states sue Postal Service over gas-powered mail trucks. Axios
  • How Cities are Trying to Combat the Nation’s Deadliest Weather Risk. Route Fifty
  • Democrats unveil new push to punish oil and gas giants for high prices. Washington Post
  • Biden administration allows additional natural gas exports. The Hill

Indian Affairs

  • Viral TikTok Prompts School to Suspend Use of Native American Mascot. Newsweek
  • Native American hires reflect changing Interior leadership. E&E News
  • Supreme Court seems divided in Oklahoma Indian Country case. Associated Press
  • Health Clinics Serving Native Americans in Cities Grapple with Limited Funding, Scarce Resources. Native News


  • Amazon labor battle continues as union vote kicks off at second Staten Island warehouse. CNBC
  • House Transportation Democrats Prioritize Inclusive Workforce Programs. Transport Topics
  • Labor Department Criticizes Fidelity’s Plan to Put Bitcoin on 401(k) Menu. Wall Street Journal
  • Supreme Court Rules for Business on Emotional-Distress Damages. Bloomberg Law

Taxation & Trade

  • Progressive and export-dependent: Oregon is a test for Democrats on trade. Politico
  • Can the expanded child tax credit come back from the dead? Vox
  • The $67 Billion Tariff Dodge That’s Undermining U.S. Trade Policy. Wall Street Journal
  • Vulnerable Democrats press Pelosi to reverse rejection of gas tax holiday. The Hill


  • Twitter admits it overstated users for years ahead of Elon Musk takeover. Axios
  • Once Wall Street’s stars, Big Tech falls back to Earth. Associated Press
  • Pittsburgh ‘smart loading zones’ aim to reduce curbside delivery woes. Smart Cities Dive
  • Cyber agency director says election security a top priority ahead of midterms. The Hill

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Will the $6 billion pledge to make transportation more sustainable be enough? Experts weigh in. ABC News
  • Pete Buttigieg Touts Infrastructure Funding During Budget Hearing. Transport Topics
  • The race to add more public EV chargers. Smart Cities Dive
  • Key senator questions need for expanding U.S. EV tax credit. Reuters

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