June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020

Top News

  • Supreme Court blocks Trump’s bid to end DACA, a win for undocumented ‘dreamers.’ Washington Post
  • Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules. New York Times
  • 2020 Electoral Map Ratings: Biden Has An Edge Over Trump, With 5 Months To Go. NPR
  • What is Juneteenth? 4 things you should know. PBS NewsHour
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • EPA Chief Spreads Trump’s Environmental Message in Swing States. Bloomberg Law
  • Emissions Are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen. New York Times
  • Electric vehicles to set new market share record in 2020. S&P Global
  • Lyft pledges all-EV fleet by 2030. SmartCitiesDive

Indian Affairs

  • Judge: U.S. must release $679M in tribal virus relief funds. Associated Press
  • Pandemic Adds Urgency To Census Effort On Tribal Lands. Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • A Native American tribe plans to build an opioid treatment center, but neighbors have vowed to block it. Washington Post


  • Kudlow says $600 additional unemployment checks will end in July. Politico
  • Virus is Squeezing State and Local Public Workers’ Personal Finances, Survey Finds. Route Fifty
  • 1.5 Million File For Unemployment, But Continuing Claims Decrease Slightly. NPR

Taxation & Trade

  • Debate rages over new lifeline for small business as loan program ends. Politico
  • Trump Trade Official Defends China Deal and Criticizes the W.T.O. New York Times
  • Mnuchin Declares Global Corporate-Tax Talks at an Impasse. Wall Street Journal
  • With Tax Deadline Looming, IRS Faces Backlog As It Transitions Out Of COVID-19 Crisis. NPR


Transportation & Infrastructure

  • House Democrats’ surface transportation bill ready for $1.5T infrastructure plan. Politico
  • U.S. House Democrats unveil $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Reuters
  • Transit agencies, airports and Amtrak will receive nearly 100 million masks to give to passengers. Washington Post
  • How 2020 Remapped Your Worlds. Bloomberg City Lab

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