July 29, 2022

July 29, 2022

Top News

  • Senate Democrats make their move on fiscal 2023 appropriations. Roll Call
  • Fed hikes rates by three-quarters of a percentage point to fight inflation. Washington Post
  • G.D.P. Report Shows U.S. Economy Shrank Again. New York Times
  • Manchin strikes major deal with Schumer on climate, taxes and health care. NBC
  • House Approves $52 Billion Bill to Help Chip Manufacturers. Bloomberg
  • The nation’s cartoonists on this week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Solar stocks jump as Schumer, Manchin announce climate spending deal. CNBC
  • Manchin’s Agreement Paves Way for Permitting Changes in Fall. Bloomberg Law
  • With Manchin’s support, Democrats unveil bill with $369B in energy, climate spending. Utility Dive
  • DOE offers $2.5B loan to boost GM’s battery plans. E&E
  • Leaked: U.S. power companies secretly spending millions to protect profits and fight clean energy. The Guardian

Indian Affairs

  • Pope in headdress stirs deep emotions in Indian Country. Associated Press
  • Portland State University offers in-state tuition to out-of-state Native American students. OPB
  • How Indigenous Athletes Are Reclaiming Lacrosse. New York Times
  • Indigenous candidates seek election to Washington state Legislature. Indian Country Today
  • Federal Grant Aims to Help the Oneida Nation Move Further Toward Renewable, Resilient Energy. Native News Online


  • US Automakers Face Union Push to Ease Inflation’s Bite on Wages. Bloomberg Law
  • Justice Department and National Labor Relations Board Announce Partnership to Protect Workers. DOJ
  • Port of Oakland Reopens as Trucker Blockade Ends. Wall Street Journal
  • FRA proposes minimum 2-member crew size for most trains. Freight Waves

Taxation & Trade

  • Why Cities and Towns See a Huge Economic Opportunity in the Semiconductor Bill. Route Fifty
  • Biden Running Out of Options to Meet Global Tax Pact Promises. Bloomberg Tax
  • Leftovers pile up for year-end tax bill menu. Roll Call
  • The Public’s Perception of the Labor Market Continues to Worsen. Bloomberg
  • Ocean spot rates whipsaw on key trade routes as consumer demand slows into peak shipping season. CNBC


  • Pelosi in a bind as California leaders object to federal privacy bill. Washington Post
  • 3 Senate Hopefuls Denounce Big Tech. They Also Have Deep Ties to It. New York Times
  • Rural Areas in 11 States to Receive $401M for High-speed Internet. Route Fifty
  • U.S. launches new 5G mid-band wireless spectrum auction. Reuters
  • Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Would Extend Buyer Discounts Under Proposed Senate Deal. CNET

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Transportation Dept. Opens Program to Make Public Transit Accessible. New York Times
  • National EV charging network needs private investment incentives, retailers say. Smart Cities Dive
  • King County approves free transit for youths. Seattle Times
  • State to state, inflation takes a bite out of $1.2T infrastructure law’s value. NY1
  • Cities can soon tap into rail station accessibility improvement grants. Smart Cities Dive

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