October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021

Top News

  • Biden signs temporary funding bill to prevent government shutdown. CNBC
  • Liberals Dig In Against Infrastructure Bill as Party Divisions Persist. New York Times
  • Congress’ punt on infrastructure triggers partial government shutdown. Politico
  • Manchin says his spending limit is $1.5 trillion. The Hill
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • On climate change, Biden $3.5T plan making up for lost time. Associated Press
  • Interior withdraws Trump rule that would’ve made public lands drilling cheaper. The Hill
  • Senate confirms Tracy Stone-Manning as Bureau of Land Management director in party-line vote. Washington Post
  • Feds schedule Gulf offshore oil lease sale for November. Herald Sun
  • The Great Lakes see the impact of climate change: “The highs are getting higher and the lows are getting lower”. CBS News

Indian Affairs

  • This was the worst slaughter of Native Americans in U.S. history. Few remember it. Washington Post
  • Native American tribes call for ‘immediate action’ to protect Bears Ears National Monument: report. The Hill
  • BIA Announces Indian Child Welfare Act Title II Grant Awards Totaling Approximately $2 Million. Red Lake News
  • WA Indigenous communities remember boarding school era, call for federal investigation. The City Herald


  • Labor Secretary’s Calendar Reveals Covid-19 Rulemaking Crunch. Bloomberg Law
  • U.S. Jobless Claims Have Remained Near Pandemic Lows in September. Wall Street Journal
  • AT&T extends its vaccination mandate to most unionized workers. New York Times
  • Lina Khan Looks To New Antitrust Laws For Gig Workers. CPI

Taxation & Trade

  • EU says U.S. trade, tech council to boost its clout, set rules for 21st century. Reuters
  • New taxes will hit America’s rich. Old loopholes will protect them. The Economist
  • Ireland to back global tax deal if concerns met. Reuters
  • Capital Gains and Capital Pains in the House Tax Proposal. Wall Streeet Journal
  • U.S. trade chief: Biden will build on Trump-era tariffs to confront China. Politico


  • YouTube cracks down on anti-vax misinformation. Axios
  • Senators roll out bill giving organizations 24 hours to report ransomware attack payments. The Hill
  • Facebook tries to minimize its own research ahead of hearings on children’s safety. Washington Post
  • Russia Threatens to Block YouTube Over German RT Channels. Bloomberg

Transportation & Infrastructure 

  • To cut emissions, FAA moves to end long taxi times at 27 airports. Axios
  • Here’s what’s in the infrastructure bill as it nears a vote in the House. USA Today
  • JetBlue Signs Accord to Speed Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Bloomberg
  • Lawmakers eyeing possible short-term extension of transportation programs. The Hill
  • 3 years later, city leaders still debating scooter regulations across the US. Smart Cities Dive

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