March 29, 2024

March 29, 2024

  • Top News
    • Cole considered early favorite to win House Appropriations gavel. Roll Call
    • Former Sen. Joe Lieberman dies at 82. CNN
    • Student loan servicer MOHELA tells advocacy group to stop ‘misleading claims.’ Washington Post
    • Democrats hope student loan moves hold weight for Biden in November. The Hill
    • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • EPA’s new rules to clean up heavy trucking met with support and criticism. NPR
    • Biden’s climate law is fueling a quiet competition among Democratic governors. Politico
    • Biden administration finalizes reversal of Trump Endangered Species Act rollback. The Hill
    • Janet Yellen warns China against clean energy dumping. Financial Times

    Indian Affairs

    • A return after seven decades: Inside the Yakama Nation’s elk hunt on the Hanford Reach. OPB
    • Record $1.3 billion in federal funding allocated to Native American housing. Tribal Business News
    • Ontario moves to allow use of Indigenous languages in legislature. The Guardian
    • Duluth movie fest screens Indigenous stories, North Shore locales, Duluth News Tribune


    • Baltimore bridge collapse calls attention to the growing Latino labor force and the risks they face. NBC News
    • Starbucks violated labor law by barring pro-union buttons, DC Circuit rules. Reuters
    • Tennessee Company Hired Children to Operate ‘Dangerous’ Machinery. New York Times
    • Baltimore port workers are ‘living in a dream’ as harbor remains blocked. Washington Post

    Taxation & Trade

    • Senate at an ‘impasse’ over restoring child tax credit. Route Fifty
    • More than $1 billion in federal tax refunds unclaimed as deadline to file approaches. NBC News
    • A Key Inflation Gauge Hovers Above Fed’s Target. New York Times
    • China’s Xi tells U.S. CEOs that bilateral relations can have a ‘brighter future.’ CNBC

    Transportation & Infrastructure

    • Baltimore’s bridge collapse is expected to disrupt supply chains. NPR
    • States See Transportation Funding Threats from EVs and Hybrids. Governing
    • Rep. Rick Crawford Pursues T&I Chairmanship. Transport Topics
    • NYC becomes first U.S. city to approve congestion toll with $15 charge to drive into part of Manhattan. AP


    • Schools are vulnerable to breaches-and hackers know it. Route Fifty
    • Inside TikTok’s latest arguments against a ban. Politico
    • Politics aside, what’s the plan for US central bank digital currency? The Hill
    • AI hustlers stole women’s faces to put in ads. The law can’t help them. Washington Post

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