March 4, 2022

March 4, 2022

Top News

  • Russia’s Shelling of Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant Sparks Alarm. Wall Street Journal
  • 4 takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union address. Washington Post
  • February Jobs Report Shows Another Strong Gain. New York Times
  • Ukraine conflict adds urgency as Congress races to fund government. NBC News
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Black People and Communities Across the Country. White House
  • Biden Climate-Change Plans Gain Momentum as Democrats Retool Agenda. Wall Street Journal
  • Russia’s war with Ukraine offers critical lessons for global energy markets. CNBC
  • Supreme Court arguments have big climate change stakes. Roll Call
  • Climate adaptation alarm bells trigger questions on cities’ next steps. Smart Cities Dive

Indian Affairs

  • Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer Running for Congress. Native News
  • Michigan considering legislation to finally open state cannabis markets to tribes. Tribal Business News
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs advances Nevada solar projects, continuing efforts to develop a robust clean energy economy. Red Lake
  • Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Law on Adopting Native American Children. New York Times


  • Warren, Sanders Demand Investigation into Amazon’s Attendance Policy. Vice
  • Official Spells Out Challenges for Unionizing Capitol Hill Staff. Bloomberg Law
  • MLB cancels 2022 Opening Day, games will be lost to labor dispute for first time since 1995. USA Today
  • Justice Department Investigates Chicken Companies’ Information Sharing on Labor. Wall Street Journal
  • Labor Department mulls more climate rules for retirement plans. Roll Call

Taxation & Trade

  • Biden pushes clean energy tax credits amid stalled spending agenda. The Hill
  • EU considers suspending equal treatment for Russia at WTO. Reuters
  • U.S. Says It Is Realigning Its China Trade Policy. Wall Street Journal
  • Biden reiterates $400,000 tax pledge to fund agenda. CNBC


  • Senate passes major cybersecurity legislation to force reporting of cyberattacks and ransomware. CNN
  • TSA issues directives to rail sector to strengthen cybersecurity. The Hill
  • Governors Tighten IT Cybersecurity Amid Ukraine Attacks. Route Fifty
  • US-EU Alignment on Tech Policy Shaky in Face of Russian Aggression. Next Gov

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • As Infrastructure Money Flows, Mitch Landrieu Must Straddle Partisan Divide. New York Times
  • Federal watchdog warns security of US infrastructure ‘in jeopardy’ without action. The Hill
  • As Biden plans EV charger rollout, location questions take the fore. Smart Cities Dive
  • Key GOP Lawmaker Skeptical of Buttigieg’s Reassurances on Transportation Spending. Route Fifty
  • Biden kicks off post-State of the Union highlighting infrastructure and the strength of the Ukrainian people. CNN

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