June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022

Top News

  • Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Eliminates Constitutional Right to Abortion. Wall Street Journal
  • Jan. 6 panel airs evidence of more GOP lawmaker pardon requests. Roll Call
  • Setting gridlock aside, Congress set to OK gun violence bill. Associated Press
  • Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Law Limiting Guns in Public. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • DOE touts oil industry dialogue without deal on energy prices. E&E
  • FERC proposes ‘first-ready, first-served’ interconnection rules to help spur new generation, storage. Utility Dive
  • Oil rises over $1, still set for weekly drop on recession fears. Reuters
  • UN chief warns of ‘catastrophe’ from global food shortage. Associated Press
  • Flooding and drought-driven urban damages, GDP loss to balloon: C40 analysis. Smart Cities Dive
  • Gas prices aren’t leading to less driving — yet. Axios

Indian Affairs

  • Oregon tribe, state leaders enter historic agreement. Indian Country Today
  • Biden names first Native American as US treasurer, with signature on money. The Guardian
  • 5 Native American tribes will work with federal officials to co-manage Bears Ears National Monument. CNN
  • Nooksack Tribal Court continues the process of evicting disenrolled members. King 5


  • Congress thwarted Biden on unions. Or did it? Politico
  • Labor Agency Seeks Broad Order Against Starbucks in Federal Court. New York Times
  • First Crypto 401(k) Coming, Defying Labor Department Warnings. Bloomberg Law
  • Amazon overbuilt warehouses and faces labor woes. But at new site in Clay, it’s prime time. Syracuse

Taxation & Trade

  • Senate retirement bill benefits wealthy Americans. The Hill
  • China’s electric vehicle battery supply chain shows signs of forced labor, report says. CNBC
  • Google pushes hard into supply chain technology. Freight Waves
  • Senators release bill targeting insulin prices. Roll Call
  • Former U.S. ambassador says lifting China tariffs could slash inflation by 1% over time, help Biden in midterms. CNBC
  • Companies Brace for Impact of New Forced Labor Law. New York Times


  • Meta to rework housing ad system under DOJ discrimination settlement. Axios
  • State Broadband Map Delivers Granular Connectivity Data. Route Fifty
  • Where’s the Next Generation of COVID-19 Shots? The Verge
  • FDA orders Juul to stop selling its vaping products in the US. Tech Crunch
  • Online privacy bill easily passed by U.S. House panel. Reuters

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • NHTSA gives OK for autonomous Einride Pods on public roadways. Modern Shipper
  • Biden Infrastructure Head Defends Repair Over Building New Roads. Bloomberg
  • FHWA Opens Applications for $2.36 Billion to Upgrade Bridges. Transport Topics
  • IATA advocates for long-term governmental goal to decarbonize aviation industry. Transportation Today
  • Congress likely to reject gas tax push. The Hill
  • The States Shifting Road Safety Dollars Away From Safety Programs. Route Fifty
  • Transit worker shortage could be exacerbated by proposed federal drug testing rules, labor leader says. Smart Cities Dive
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