March 15, 2024

March 15, 2024

  • Top News
    • 3 big moments from the Biden-Hur interview — and one that was classic Biden. Politico
    • Judge dismisses some charges against Trump in the Georgia 2020 election interference case. AP News
    • Ken Buck to retire next week, narrowing House GOP majority. The Hill
    • Biden’s FY25 budget tops $7.3 trillion with increases for defense, agriculture. Government Executive
    • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • A New Surge in Power Use Is Threatening U.S. Climate Goals. NYT
    • Pennsylvania governor unveils plan to fight climate change in his major energy-producing state. ABC
    • Biden Administration Releases First-Ever National Strategy to Deploy Zero-Emission Infrastructure for Freight Trucks. DOE
    • All gas companies in Oregon fail to gain approval for plans on meeting state’s climate goals. Oregon Capital Chronicle

    Indian Affairs

    • Senator Elizabeth Warren Sponsors New Bill for Expanding Rural Tribal Housing Resource. Native News
    • Oregon State Receives $10 Million Grant To Work With 13 Native American Tribes On Hemp Economic Development. Bend Source
    • Historic $1.3 billion in funding secured for housing in Tribal communities. Committee on Indian Affairs
    • Indian Energy Director Wahleah Johns announces first-ever Tribal Energy Financing Program. DOE


    • These agencies would make the biggest workforce gains in Biden’s scaled back 2025 budget. Government Executive
    • School districts offer affordable teacher housing as recruitment tool. Route Fifty
    • Amazon Teamsters Picket in California, Extend Largest Amazon Strike in US. Teamsters
    • US unions ask Biden administration to probe Chinese shipbuilding. Reuters

    Taxation & Trade

    • The child tax credit debate is a preview of next year’s big tax fights. The Washington Post
    • Biden Calls for Higher Taxes on Corporations and the Wealthy. New York Times
    • Virginia budget proposes digital sales tax on online goods. The Virginia Pilot
    • India Strikes Trade Deal With European Countries While U.S. Trade Policy Is Stuck In Neutral. AG Web

    Transportation & Infrastructure

    • $3.3B in federal grants announced for communities split apart by highways. Route Fifty
    • F.A.A. Audit of Boeing’s 737 Max Production Found Dozens of Issues. The New York Times
    • Gov. Tina Kotek shelves plans for I-5, I-205 tolls in Portland area. OPB
    • Boeing whistleblower John Barnett, who raised alarm over plane quality, is found dead. NPR


    • TikTok bill that could lead to ban faces uphill climb in the Senate. CBS
    • What China Is Saying About the TikTok Furor in Washington. New York Times
    • FCC cracking down on cable ‘junk fees.’ The Hill
    • Crypto wants to sway the Senate. It’s making headway.. Politico

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