August 11, 2023

August 11, 2023

  • Top News
    • Biden, on three-state tour, designates new national monument. Washington Post
    • How Community-Based Programs Improve Public Health. Governing
    • Top mayors share tips for tackling crime, homelessness and hostile media. Route Fifty
    • What “Oppenheimer” Should Teach Us about the Importance of Teaching History. Native News
    • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • The Power Grid Needs Technology to Handle an All-Electric Future. Governing
    • Energy Department announces largest-ever investment in ‘carbon removal.’ ABC News
    • Treasury announces tax credit bonus for renewables in low-income areas. The Hill
    • Biden signs order protecting Grand Canyon lands sacred to tribes. Politico

    Indian Affairs

    • New Illinois Laws Brings Protections for Native Communities. Native News
    • ‘I need help’: Sober living fraud scheme in Arizona targeted Montana tribal members. Missoulian
    • ‘Native American’ or ‘Indigenous’? Journalism group rethinks name. Associated Press
    • Grand Ronde wins fishing, hunting agreement with state despite other tribes’ objections. The Oregonian


    • Fast Food Spent $4M to Stop California Accountability Bill. Governing
    • Thousands of city workers have gone on strike. Bass says L.A. is ‘not going to shut down.’ Los Angeles Times
    • Construction workers to see pay boost under wage-rule rewrite. Politico
    • Starbucks must rehire fired union supporters, US appeals court rules. Reuters

    Taxation & Trade

    • U.S. companies are buying less from China as relations remain tense. Washington Post
    • Why WWE fighter-Social Media Star Logan Paul and Other ‘Bold-Faced Names’ in Puerto Rico Could Land in IRS Spotlight. The Messenger
    • US Considers Phased Hydrogen Tax-Credit Plan in Bid to Balance Industry. Yahoo News
    • Here’s every electric vehicle that currently qualifies for the US federal tax credit. Electrek


    • One small step for man, one giant leap for Pittsburgh. Route Fifty
    • Amazon to Meet Regulators as U.S. Considers Possible Antitrust Suit. New York Times
    • San Francisco drives tech; will it drive away robot taxis? Reuters
    • WeWork, once valued at $40 billion, warns of possible bankruptcy as it submits ‘going concern’ notice. NBC News

    Transportation & Infrastructure

    • Infrastructure ‘Boot Camps’ Help Small Cities Get Grants. Governing
    • Airlines Call on the FAA for Help As Thousands of Flight Disruptions Hit the East Coast. Travel + Leisure
    • TSA slows push to require additional ID checks for some travelers. Washington Post
    • Charging station underway for electric tugboats at port of San Diego. Axios

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