October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020

Top News

  • House approves $2.2 trillion Covid measure as bipartisan talks remain stalled. Politico
  • Trump signs stopgap spending bill to avert government shutdown. CBS News
  • Trump And First Lady Have ‘Mild Symptoms’ After Testing Positive For The Coronavirus. NPR
  • McConnell says Senate can move forward on Barrett, notes COVID-19 threat. Reuters
  • Six Takeaways From the First Presidential Debate. New York Times
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Interior Secretary will lead BLM after judge ousts Pendley from public lands role. The Hill
  • Coronavirus Has Propelled Us Into the Future of Energy Spending. Bloomberg Green
  • The Murky Case for Mass Telecommuting. Bloomberg CityLab
  • Trump Administration Moves To Expand Development In Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. NPR
  • Trump plan to allow seismic blasts in Atlantic search for oil appears dead. Washington Post

Indian Affairs

  • The Federal Government Promised Native American Students Computers and Internet. Many Are Still Waiting. ProPublica
  • Nearly 3 in 10 Native American women work a front-line job, but they’re far from receiving equal pay. CNBC
  • An inaccurate census has major implications for Indian Country. High Country News


Taxation & Trade

  • U.S. to Start Forgiving PPP Loans After Borrowers Complained. Wall Street Journal
  • How State and Local Governments Are Crucial to the Economy. Governing
  • Remote Work Boom Complicates State Income Taxes. Route Fifty


  • The West’s Infernos Are Melting Our Sense of How Fire Works. Wired
  • When The Voting Is Done: Facebook, Twitter On ‘High Alert’ For Post-Election Threats. NPR
  • Amazon reports over 19,000, or 1.44%, of U.S. frontline employees had COVID-19. Reuters
  • Women Founders of AI Startups Take Aim at Gender Bias. The Wall Street Journal

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