November 13, 2020

November 13, 2020

Top News

  • Senate releases spending bills, setting up negotiations for December deal. The Hill
  • Democrats allege GOP refusal to accept election results is imperiling U.S. coronavirus response. Washington Post
  • Senate Republicans Back Push For President-Elect Biden To Get Intelligence Briefings. NPR
  • These charts show how serious this fall’s Covid-19 surge is in the US. CNN
  • Here Are the Local Ballot Measures That Passed and Failed. Bloomberg CityLab
  • Few Big Changes—But Lots of Newcomers—In State Legislative Elections. RouteFifty
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • What Will Trump’s Most Profound Legacy Be? Possibly Climate Damage. New York Times
  • How Biden aims to amp up the government’s fight against climate change. Washington Post
  • Biden’s Plan to Shift Energy Policy Faces Headwinds. Wall Street Journal
  • Senate proposes spending increase at environmental agencies. The Hill

Indian Affairs

  • New Memorial Recognizes Generations Of Military Service By Native American Veterans. NPR
  • It’s time to recognize the forgotten Americans who helped elect Joe Biden. Washington Post
  • Native American tribe aims for net-zero emissions. The Hill
  • Voters in tribal lands ‘reclaimed’ Arizona in this election, advocate says. Arizona Public Media
  • Interior shortlist puts focus on New Mexico lawmakers, tribal issues. The Hill


  • Weekly jobless claims fall again in another sign of labor market improvement. CNBC
  • UAW pushes U.S. Rep. Andy Levin for Biden labor post. The Detroit News
  • What a Biden victory will mean for the American workforce. Politico
  • NLRB Top Lawyer Expands on Rules for Setting Union Votes by Mail. Bloomberg Law

Taxation & Trade

  • Biden’s Tax Agenda Faces Blockade if GOP Holds Senate. Wall Street Journal
  • Johnson Dream of a U.K.-U.S. Trade Deal Hits Biden Reality Check. Bloomberg
  • Stimulus and McConnell Will Likely Inhibit Biden’s Tax Hike Plan. Washington Post
  • Biden’s resolve on tech will face early test in U.S. trade talks. Politico
  • Biden Is Expected to Review Trump’s Trade Tariffs. Wall Street Journal


  • Biden expected to spur growth of smart city tech market. Smart Cities Dive
  • Top Tech Companies Begin Pushing Priorities for Biden Administration. RouteFifty
  • Big Tech shouldn’t breathe a sigh of relief over Biden. CNN
  • Here’s how Biden will work with Big Tech. CBS

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Behind the scrutiny of Bird’s fleet manager program. Smart Cities Dive
  • State and Local Leaders Tapped to Assist With Biden Transition. RouteFifty
  • Senate Committee Unveils Fiscal 2021 Transportation Funding Bill. Transport Topics
  • Five Ways The Biden Administration May Affect U.S. Transportation. Forbes
  • Smart concrete could be a crucial, cost-effective way to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure. Fast Company

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