February 25, 2022

February 25, 2022

Top News

  • Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, explained. Vox
  • Biden Supreme Court pick Jackson brings criminal justice experience to the bench. Roll Call
  • Biden hits Russia with sanctions, shifts troops to Germany. Axios
  • The Pandemic’s Profound Impact on Localities. Route Fifty
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Renewable energy firms shift focus as reconciliation prospects fade. Roll Call
  • Germany halts Nord Stream 2 and Russia responds with a stark warning. CNN
  • Biden turns to Big Oil, Saudi Arabia as energy costs soar. Axios
  • In EPA Supreme Court case, the agency’s power to combat climate change hangs in the balance. Washington Post

Indian Affairs

  • ‘It’s a real stab in the heart’: Native American tribe’s eviction plan raises civil rights concerns. CNN
  • ‘It’s a powerful feeling’: the Indigenous American tribe helping to bring back buffalo. Guardian
  • Tribal nations to receive $1.7B in water rights settlements. The Hill
  • The race-shifting of ‘Pretendians’. NPR


  • Union says Amazon continues to interfere with election at Alabama warehouse. Reuters
  • State and Local Public Pension Plan Funding Up. Route Fifty
  • U.S. Labor Market Is Even Tighter Based on Alternative Measures. Bloomberg
  • Uber Drivers Must Individually Arbitrate Illinois Wage Claims. Bloomberg Law

Taxation & Trade

  • Millions of low-income Americans eligible for tax refund boost this year. CBS News
  • Congress is eyeing a bipartisan climate trade policy — thanks to Trump. Politico
  • New tax plan from leading GOP senator would require all Americans to pay federal income taxes. Washington Post
  • Ukraine War Means Another Supply Shock to Global Economy, the Last Thing It Needs. Wall Street Journal
  • Gas Tax Proposal Threatens to Spark Trade War Among Northwest States. Route Fifty


  • Big Tech bets big on offices. Axios
  • Big Tech allies point to China, Russia threat in push to squash antitrust bill. The Hill
  • Philadelphia maps out its first-ever digital equity plan. Smart Cities Dive
  • Big Tech Makes a Big Bet: Offices Are Still the Future. New York Times

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Biden administration opens applications for $450 million in port funding tied to infrastructure law. Washington Post
  • Bill to suspend gas tax is panned by transport groups. Roll Call
  • Senate Republicans Concerned About Infrastructure Law’s Implementation. Transport Topics
  • Inflation Threatens to Erode Impact of $1 Trillion Infrastructure Law. Wall Street Journal

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