March 22, 2024

March 22, 2024

  • Top News
    • Sen. Bob Menendez won’t run in N.J. Democratic primary, may seek reelection as independent if cleared in bribery case. CBS
    • House Passes Spending Bill to Avert Shutdown, Prompting G.O.P. Mutiny. The New York Times
    • Marjorie Taylor Greene files motion to remove Speaker Mike Johnson. Axios
    • Republican Rep. Mike Gallagher will resign early, leaving House majority hanging by a thread. NBC
    • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • Biden administration bans ongoing uses of asbestos. The Hill
    • 35 miles east of Long Island, the U.S. has its first large offshore wind farm. NPR
    • Biden seeks to accelerate the EV transition in biggest climate move yet. The Washington Post
    • Energy agency announces $475M in funding for clean energy projects on mine land sites. AP

    Indian Affairs

    • What Klamath dam removal means to tribes. OPB
    • Tribal Homes in Minnesota Get $1.4M for Clean Electricity. Native News
    • Interior announces $120M to support tribal climate resilience. Tribal Business News
    • Native Americans are hardest hit by syphilis surge. NPR 


    • Gov Whitmer Announces First Ever Michigan Statewide Workforce Plan. Bridge Michigan
    • House panel weighs repeal of Biden’s independent contractor rule. Fox Business
    • Senate confirms LGBTQ labor lawyer to seat on appeals court. NBC
    • Southwest Airlines transport workers approve new labor contract. Reuters

    Taxation & Trade

    • Fed leaves interest rates steady as officials debate timing for cuts. The Washington Post
    • Crapo Says Tax Bill at ‘Impasse’ While Democrats Look to Vote. Bloomberg
    • Biden Targets Private Jets in Hunt for Tax Revenue. The New York Times
    • Vance, Whitehouse team up to eliminate tax breaks for corporate consolidation. The Hill

    Transportation & Infrastructure

    • House Democrats Press Freight Rail Safety. Transport Topics
    • Automakers get some breathing room in EPA air pollution rules. Route Fifty
    • Electrifying Trucking: $1 Trillion Need for Infrastructure. Transport Topics
    • FAA chief calls out ‘issues around safety culture’ at Boeing. The Hill


    • 23M low-income households appear set to lose internet subsidies. Route Fifty
    • Takeaways from the Supreme Court’s oral arguments over social media censorship. CNN
    • Is the US privacy policy good enough? Route Fifty
    • DOJ sues Apple over iPhone monopoly in landmark antitrust case. CNBC

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