March 11, 2022

March 11, 2022

Top News

  • House Passes Spending Bill, After Ditching Plan to Claw Back State Aid. Route Fifty
  • Russian energy ban passed by House. Roll Call
  • Biden announces US will move to revoke ‘most favored nation’ trade status for Russia. CNN
  • ‘I got along’: Trump avoids criticizing Putin. Politico
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Biden warns of higher pump prices as he bans Russian energy. Roll Call
  • EPA Grants California the Power to Regulate Vehicle Pollution—Again. Route Fifty
  • Why gas prices are so high and what Biden can do about it. Axios
  • Using the Ocean’s Power to Fight Climate Change. Wall Street Journal

Indian Affairs

  • Biden Nominates Roselyn Tso, of the Navajo Nation, to Run Indian Health Service. New York Times
  • Native Americans fret as report card released on 2020 census. Associated Press
  • 660 U.S. Place Names Include a Slur for Native Women. Change Is Coming. New York Times
  • Federal Omnibus Bill Includes Over $6 Billion for Indian Health. Native News


  • Three more Starbucks locations in Buffalo area vote to unionize. NPR
  • 4.3 million people quit their jobs in January as the Great Resignation shows no sign of slowing down. CNBC
  • GOP senators press Biden to rescind pro-labor construction order. The Hill
  • Amazon Drivers’ $1.47 Million Wage Deal Set For Partial Approval. Bloomberg
  • Lyft allowing most employees to work, live where they choose. The Hill

Taxation & Trade

  • Trade deficit hits new record. The Hill
  • GOP’s Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes by Over $1,000 Annually for Poorest Americans. Truthout
  • FACT SHEET: State-by-State Analysis of American Rescue Plan Tax Credits for Families and Workers. White House
  • Senate confirms Pagan in USTR post tasked with addressing Russia’s WTO status. Roll Call


  • Tech’s dealmaking cry: Damn the lawsuits, full speed ahead. Axios
  • It took a war for Big Tech to take a side. Vox
  • Crypto poses serious 401(k) risks, Biden administration warns. CNBC
  • House panel refers Amazon to DOJ for potential obstruction of justice. The Hill

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • Transit worker unions call on safety agency to implement infrastructure law. NBC News
  • FHWA Reports Details Efforts to Implement Complete Streets Design Model. Roads & Bridges
  • 6 cities set to add the highest percentage of new apartments in 2022. Smart Cities Dive
  • U.S. to extend airplane, transit mask mandate through April 18 — official. Reuters

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