January 6, 2023

January 6, 2023

  • Top News
    • Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges in New York. CNBC
    • US makes its case for legality of Biden student debt program. Roll Call
    • 2 years after Jan. 6, DOJ faces questions on accountability for Trump, other top figures. ABC News
    • McCarthy flips 14 dissenters on 12th speaker ballot but still falls short. Politico
    • The nation’s cartoonist on the week in politics. Politico

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • Hobbs hits the ground running in pivotal year for Arizona water. The Hill
    • Exclusive: DOE official warns of solar supply chain risks. Axios
    • New Jersey receives first-ever EPA loan to modernize water infrastructure. NJBIZ
    • Energy Department: Keystone XL cancellation cost jobs, but its consumer impacts couldn’t be measured. The Hill

    Indian Affairs

    • Remote Havasupai Tribe Gets Federal Aid for Flood Damage. Native News
    • New bill would hold UC schools accountable to returning Native remains, artifacts. The Press Democrat
    • RESPECT Act signed, overturns federal laws discriminating against Native Americans. Native News
    • Merkley secures a federal watchdog to examine Indian Affairs’ troubled jails. OPB


    • Some supply chain managers are wary of shifting trade back to West Coast ports. CNBC
    • The job market holds steady. Axios
    • U.S. Moves to Bar Noncompete Agreements in Labor Contracts. NYTimes
    • Amazon will lay off more than 18,000 workers. CNN

    Taxation & Trade

    • Treasury delays new restrictions for electric vehicle tax credits, drawing Manchin’s ire. The Hill
    • New IRS tax brackets take effect in 2023, meaning your paycheck could be bigger. Fox Business
    • How a Texas Border City Is Shaping the Future of Global Trade. NYTimes
    • Here’s where Americans will pay less in state taxes in 2023. CNN


    • Fintech’s Washington fortunes imperiled by scandals. Politico
    • Twitter says it will relax ban on political advertising. AP
    • Video Game Workers Get a Union Foothold at Microsoft. NYTimes
    • Uber drivers strike in New York after company blocks raises and fare hikes. The Guardian

    Transportation & Infrastructure

    • The ‘Silver Tsunami’ Expected to Hit the Infrastructure Sector. Route Fifty
    • Biden and McConnell show off their bipartisan bonafides in Kentucky. CNN
    • Southwest Airlines is sued for not providing refunds after meltdown. Reuters
    • State AGs Urge US Supreme Court to Address Blocked Railroad Crossings. Route Fifty

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