October 13, 2023

October 13, 2023

Top News
  • GOP leadership crisis deepens as House remains paralyzed with no end in sight to speaker’s race. CNN
  • Supreme Court sounds ready to keep South Carolina congressional map. Roll Call
  • Pressure mounts on Education Department to penalize antisemitism on campus. Politico
  • Israel orders 1 million Gazans to evacuate; U.N. says that’s impossible. Washington Post
  • Rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse will cross the U.S. on Saturday: Here’s how to see it. NBC News
  • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Weather Service director works midnight shift in forecasting first. Washington Post
  • GM concession bolsters EV proponents amid auto strike. The Hill
  • States and companies compete for billions to make hydrogen. Associated Press
  • A big cleanup is underway on San Francisco Bay. Here’s what’s involved. San Francisco Chronicle

Indian Affairs

  • In many Indigenous cultures, a solar eclipse is more than a spectacle. It’s for honoring tradition. OPB
  • First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visits the Menominee Nation. Milwaukee Sentinel
  • To Win a Senate Seat in Arizona, He’s Visiting All 22 of Its Tribes. New York Times
  • Washington State Confronts Indian Boarding School Past with New Committee. Native News


  • U.A.W. Expands Strike to Ford Plant in Kentucky. New York Times
  • Kaiser Permanente and labor unions reach tentative deal after strike. NBC News
  • Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz illegally threatened union supporter, NLRB judge rules. Reuters
  • Retailers’ Seasonal Hiring Plans Signal a Cooling Labor Market. New York Times

Taxation & Trade

  • Inflation leveled off at 3.7% in September, continuing a gradual consumer price slowdown. NBC News
  • State court begins hearing oral arguments for city’s “jock tax” on professional athletes, performers Pittsburgh Post
  • U.S. trade policy now rejects ‘90s ‘free trade’ deals, top official says. Atlanta Journal
  • Labor movements are seeing historic victories this year. Can unions keep up the momentum? PBS


  • How a billionaire-backed network of AI advisers took over Washington. Politico
  • The future of government is (still) digital. Route FIfty
  • Republican Chaos Has Conservative Media Fuming. It’s Their Fault It Happened. Politico
  • New York lawmakers introduce 2 bills that would regulate social media use by children. CBS

Transportation & Infrastructure

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