March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Top News

  • House Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package. Wall Street Journal 
  • What’s in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus Senate stimulus package. Washington Post
  • Biden: ‘I think we’ve had enough debates’. The Hill
  • US has more known cases of coronavirus than any other country. CNN
  • Trump Sets Easter Goal For Reopening American Economy. NPR
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • E.P.A., Citing Coronavirus, Drastically Relaxes Rules for Polluters. New York Times
  • Thousands are crowding into free national parks. And workers are terrified of coronavirus. Washington Post
  • Oil price drop threatens US fracking boom. The Hill
  • Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Find Opposition Within: Staff Scientists. New York Times 

Indian Affairs

  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Wins a Victory in Dakota Access Pipeline Case. New York Times
  • First Native American super PAC’s leader has Utah roots. Salt Lake Tribune
  • The coronavirus is exacerbating vulnerabilities Native communities already face. Vox


  • Jobless claims soar past 3 million to record high. CNBC
  • How the Coronavirus Paid Leave Rules Apply to. You Wall Street Journal
  • How Labor Unions Won Historic Pay Protection For Aviation Workers. Forbes
  • The Human Cost of Calling an Uber Right Now. City Lab

Taxation & Trade

  • Fed’s big move could help U.S. Treasury liquidity, but effects may not last long. Reuters
  • If you thought the trade war was bad for global commerce… Economist
  • Coronavirus: trade war with China weakens crucial links in US medical supply chain. South China Morning Post 
  • Coronavirus checks, direct deposits are coming. Here’s everything you need to know. NBC


  • Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts could soon receive unemployment checks. Some call it a ‘bailout’ for big tech. Washington Post 
  • Uber sues LADOT over data-sharing requirements. Smart Cities Drive
  • Why Is Congress Still Meeting in Person?. Politico
  • As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets. New York Times

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • New York Slashes Subway Service as Coronavirus Shuts Down City. Wall Street Journal
  • Nation’s transit agencies ask Congress for $25 billion in coronavirus aid. Washington Post
  • $50 billion airline bailout won’t be enough to save US industry. CNN
  • With Transportation Industry In Trouble, Workers Wait For Federal Aid Package. NPR

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