August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021

Top News

  • Supreme Court ends Biden’s eviction moratorium. New York Times
  • Biden sticks to Aug. 31 withdrawal from Afghanistan. Politico
  • Fed chief signals support for the economy could begin to be pulled back this year, if recovery stays strongly on track. Washington Post
  • House moderates provide even more leverahe to Joe Mancin on reconciliation. NBC
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • How the U.S. Could Slash Climate Pollution by 2030. Atlantic
  • These Maps Tell the Story of Two Americas: One Parched, One Soaked. New York Times
  • EPA Dismissed Biden Officials’ Criticism of Auto Emissions Plan. Bloomberg
  • Oil producers push Democrats to preserve key drilling deduction. The Hill

Indian Affairs

  • No one knows how many Indigenous women are murdered each year. That makes the deaths hard to stop. NBC News
  • Bill would ban Native caricatures in schools. Concord Monitor
  • U.S. boarding schools for Indians had a hidden agenda: stealing land. The Washington Post
  • Red Lake Nation assists Navajo Nation. Lake Powell Life


  • Delta Upends U.S. Labor Chief’s Plans for Swift Jobs Comeback. Bloomberg
  • The Pandemic Is Testing the Federal Reserve’s New Policy Plan. New York Times
  • U.S. courts oppose harassment shield bill for judiciary workers. Bloomberg Law
  • Restaurants grapple with vaccine mandate policies in historically tight labor market. CNBC

Taxation & Trade

  • The U.S. is reviewing its trade policy with China, says USTR Katherine Tai. CNBC
  • Senate Democrats release more details of international tax plan. The Hill
  • U.S. trade Tai tells Turkey countries must remove digital services taxes. Yahoo News
  • China eyes pushing U.S. IPO-bound firms to hand over data control-sourcces. Reuters


  • Facebook Said to Consider Forming an Election Commission. New York Times
  • Federal agencies planning to expand use of facial recognition. The Hill
  • Huawei gets U.S. approvals to buy auto chips, sparking blow back. Reuters
  • New CISA director wants to spend less time cleaning up after big hacks, more time preparing for them. CyberScoop

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Cortez Masto lauds infrastructure bill’s clean energy boost. Associated Press
  • The bipartisan infrastructure bill provides historic funding for transit. It’s not enough. Vox
  • Ontario, Michigan partner to explore transportation technologies. Transport Topics
  • Judge blocks Texas Gov. Abbot’s order restricting transportation of migrants. The Hill

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