September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

Top News

  • What is the Electoral Count Act, and why does Congress want to change it? Washington Post
  • Schumer starts process for taking up stopgap funding bill. Roll Call
  • Cities Should Take the Lead in Fighting Extremism in America. Bloomberg CityLab
  • War, Inflation Knock World Economy Off Balance. Wall Street Journal
  • The nation’s cartoonists on this week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Manchin’s New Bill Could Lead to One Big Climate Win. Atlantic
  • Isolated communities in Puerto Rico struggle to regain water and power after Fiona. NPR
  • Climate change drives record North Atlantic marine heat wave. Axios
  • Senate approves climate treaty limiting potent greenhouse gases. The Hill

Indian Affairs

  • Biden admin sides against Native Americans in crackdown on oil leasing near Indigenous site. Fox News
  • For the first time in 230 years, Congress has full U.S. Indigenous representation. NPR
  • Broadband funding for Native communities could finally connect some of America’s most isolated places. MIT Technology Review
  • New campaign for Cherokee Nation House delegate. Axios


  • Minnesota THC Legalization Puts Workplace Drug Testing in Limbo. Bloomberg Law
  • NLRB Continues Regulatory Ping Pong With New Proposed “Joint Employment” Standard. JD Supra
  • US Lawmakers Push Tech Firms on Abortion Benefits for Gig Workers. WIRED
  • Deal that prevented rail strike still needs worker support. Yahoo News

Taxation & Trade

  • The ultimate billionaire tax dodge. Axios
  • Liz Truss Pessimistic on UK-US Trade Deal in the Near Future. Bloomberg
  • The Fighting Over Online Sales Taxes Isn’t Finished. Route Fifty
  • Blinken tells China’s Wang peace in Taiwan Strait is vital. Reuters


  • Meta: We’re not-so-big tech now. Axios
  • A Plan to Connect Public Housing Residents to Free Broadband. Route Fifty
  • Legislation to force Big Tech to pay publishers for online news headed to Senate. Chicago Tribune
  • Military innovation office launching effort to asses cryptocurrency threats to national security. The Hill

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • A Global Push for More ‘15-Minute Cities’. Bloomberg CityLab
  • Transit agencies can’t hire enough drivers to keep the buses running. Smart Cities Dive
  • The Emerging Concerns Over the Infrastructure Law Rollout. Route Fifty
  • Amtrak pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. Washington Post

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