August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

Top News

  • ‘We’re not budging’: Efforts to restart coronavirus talks sputter. Politico
  • Takeaways from the Republican National Convention. CBS News
  • Biden, Harris prepare to travel more as campaign heats up. Associated Press
  • Thousands Gather For March On Washington To Demand Police Reform And Racial Equality. NPR
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

Indian Affairs

  • Justice Dept. Executes Native American Man Convicted of Murder. New York Times
  • Navajo Nation wants more say over criminal justice matters. Associated Press
  • The Navajo Nation and White Mountain Apache Tribe chase down a virus. High Country News


  • New Unemployment Benefits Could Take Weeks to Distribute. Route Fifty
  • Unemployment Claims Remain Historically High. Wall Street Journal
  • Trump could act unilaterally to avoid U.S. airline layoffs, White House says. Reuters

Taxation & Trade

  • White House Wants Companies to Foot Payroll Tax Bill for Workers. New York Times
  • White House Draws Doubt With Claim of $75 Billion for Poor Areas. Bloomberg
  • Fed changes its approach to inflation, as leaders aim to navigate future crises and reach full employment. Washington Post
  • The Law Preventing Congress from Sending States the Coronavirus Bill. Governing
  • Covid Crisis Drives Historic Drop in Global Trade. Wall Street Journal
  • Japan PM Shinzo Abe says he’s resigning for health reasons. Associated Press
  • Phil Hogan resigns as EU trade chief after Ireland trip furore. Reuters


Transportation & Infrastructure

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