February 11, 2022

February 11, 2022

Top News

  • Congress declares ‘bipartisan breakthrough’ on government funding. Politico
  • Congress sends Biden bill to end forced arbitration in harassment cases. Roll Call
  • CNN, WaPo, others begin to embrace rolling back COVID restrictions as Dem governors lift school mask mandates. Fox News
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Biden’s climate action window is closing. Axios
  • Biden’s rebranded conservation plan has critics on all sides. Roll Call
  • How Billions in Infrastructure Funding Could Worsen Global Warming. New York Times
  • Biden’s Biggest Idea on Climate Change Is Remarkably Cheap. Atlantic

Indian Affairs

  • The U.S. Capitol Is Filled With Racist Depictions of Native Americans. It’s Time for Them to Go. Time
  • For many Native Americans, the Washington Commanders’ new name offers some closure. NPR
  • For the first time, the government published monthly unemployment data on Native Americans, and the picture is stark. Brookings
  • Indian Health Service Announces Launch of Health Coach Training Project. Native News


  • Over 300,000 U.S. federal workers eligible for unions, White House says. Reuters
  • Biden Executive Order to Require Project Labor Agreements for Federal Procurement Construction Projects, and More. JD Supra
  • Teamsters vote on Canadian Pacific strike in Canada. Trains
  • Republican-Led States Sue to Block Federal Contractors’ Pay Hike. Bloomberg Law

Taxation & Trade

  • US and Japan agree to cut Trump-era steel tariffs. BBC
  • Democratic lawmakers not giving up on child tax credit, betting on Manchin’s support. NBC
  • From Tax Promise To Policy: Biden’s First Year In Office. Forbes
  • Rapid Inflation Stokes Unease From Wall Street to Washington. New York Times


  • Tech advocates criticize FCC nomination delays. The Hill
  • Senators once more take up tech liability changes. Axios
  • New algorithm bill could force Facebook to change how the news feed works. Verge
  • Senate panel advances controversial bill aimed at protecting children online. The Hill

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • 2022 could be a big year for new transit openings if delays abate. Smart Cities Dive
  • Millions of Electric Vehicle Chargers Are Coming and Cities Want a Say in Where They Go. Route Fifty
  • Vulnerable Democrats call for gas tax suspension amid rising prices. The Hill
  • How Billions in Infrastructure Funding Could Worsen Global Warming. New York Times

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