December 10, 2021

December 10, 2021

Top News

  • CDC director says most US omicron infections mild so far. The Hill
  • House Approves Post-Trump Curbs on Presidential Power. New York Times
  • House Democrats update list of members slated for 2022 help. Roll Call
  • The Fed’s inflation challenge: Getting the policy and the messaging right. Washington Post
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Oil CEOs clash with U.S. Energy Dept official over energy transition. Reuters
  • Biden approving oil, gas drilling permits on public lands at faster rate than Trump: analysis. The Hill
  • Biden flexes federal purchasing power on climate. Roll Call
  • Army Corps’ Dams Pollute State Waters, Federal Lawsuit Says. Bloomberg

Indian Affairs

  • Native Americans are under-represented in movies and TV, report says. Axios
  • How a Native American tribe on Long Island is losing its land to rising seas. CNBC
  • Transitioning tribes to clean energy. The Hill
  • Indian Affairs Leaders Speak on the Present and Future of Tribal Gaming Law. Indian Affairs News


  • Kellogg Workers Prolong Strike by Rejecting Contract Proposal. New York Times
  • Starbucks workers decide whether to form first U.S. union. NPR
  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer calls paid leave ‘one of the most important planks’ in Build Back Better. NBC News
  • McDonald’s Trump-era NLRB Settlement Faces D.C. Circuit Review. Bloomberg

Taxation & Trade

  • Chinese Tariffs Fuel Boom in U.S. Trade With Tech Exporter Taiwan. Wall Street Journal
  • Treasury officials raised concerns about new minimum tax on corporations, key to Biden spending plan. Washington Post
  • U.S. Trade Agency Urges Biden to Extend Trump’s Solar Tariffs. Bloomberg
  • U.S.-China Frictions Undercut Efforts to Settle Global Trade Disputes. Wall Street Journal


  • Trump’s unconventional social media SPAC. Axios
  • Partisan bickering could doom efforts to regulate social media companies. Roll Call
  • 17 pandemic innovations that are here to stay. Politico
  • Microsoft disrupts Chinese hacking group targeting organizations in dozens of countries. The Hill

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Biden’s Urgency Belies Infrastructure Rollout Running Into 2030s. Transport Topics
  • Trucker shortage? It’s a point of debate amid supply chain jam. Roll Call
  • Pete Buttigieg slams Elon Musk’s criticism of Biden’s EV agenda: ‘We believe in the benefits of union jobs’. Business Insider
  • 50+ Utilities Join Forces to Build Out US Electric Vehicle Charging Networks. Route Fifty

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