June 30, 2023

June 30, 2023

  • Top News
    • Supreme Court rejects affirmative action, ending use of race as factor in college admissions. CBS
    • Biden puts all his chips on the table with a push on ‘Bidenomics.’ Politico
    • Roberts takes aim at liberal justices in defending Supreme Court’s legitimacy. The Hill
    • Supreme Court says 1st Amendment entitles web designer to refuse same-sex wedding work. NPR
    • The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics. Politico

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • There’s a Bipartisan Path to a Sustainable Water Future. Governing
    • Biden administration announces $7 billion residential solar grant program. The Hill
    • Wildfire Smoke Is Back, This Time in the Midwest. The New York Times
    • Company says Manchin-backed pipeline could bring fuel this winter after federal approval. The Hill

    Indian Affairs

    • Historic Arizona mining town backs copper project on land that Native American groups say is sacred. AP
    • DOE Announces $8M for Native Programs, Language in Schools. Native News
    • Tribes sign historic agreements for hunting, fishing rights in Oregon. The Oregonian
    • Oak Flat Timeline: Native American vs. pro-mining interests. AP


    • 6 takeaways for the government workforce crisis. Route Fifty
    • Starbucks files labor complaint against union over Pride decor allegations. CNBC
    • California Supreme Court to decide the fate of Prop. 22, carving gig workers out of state labor law. San Francisco Chronicle
    • UPS strike “imminent” if pay agreement not reached by Friday, Teamsters warn. CBS News

    Taxation & Trade

    • Putin’s standing as global strongman in jeopardy after revolt. Washington Post
    • Chinese surveillance balloon used American technology. NBC News
    • Crypto mystery: New tax rules are MIA. Politico
    • Republicans warn China using this loophole to skirt forced labor laws. Fox News


    • More than $42 billion in broadband funding allocations announced. Route Fifty
    • A major UPS strike is looming — here’s what that means for your packages. The Hill
    • The Pentagon’s endless struggle with AI. Politico
    • Drones enlisted for real-time monitoring of public events. Route Fifty

    Transportation & Infrastructure

    • Why building public transit in the US costs so much. NPR
    • Here come the electric buses. The Verge
    • Tesla May Have Already Won the Charging Wars. The New York Times
    • NYC Is Cleared for First-in-US Congestion Tolls as Soon as April. Yahoo Finance

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