The Biden administration is taking a new step today in the development of the American Climate Corps, which is aimed at training a new generation of professionals to work in conservation and climate-related sectors.
In this week's Farm Hands, the U.S. Trade Representative's office is undergoing staff changes and may get a new nominee for deputy. Plus, we profile several other new jobs and promotions on Capitol Hill, within trade associations and businesses.
The U.S. Agency for International Development and State Department are dispatching $54 million in food, water, hygiene supplies, blankets and other emergency goods to Ukrainians trying to survive the invasion of Russian troops.
House Democrats are moving ahead this week with debating key provisions of the $3.5 trillion tax and spending package. The House Ways and Means Committee has announced plans to take up the health care, paid leave and child care provisions Thursday and Friday. That would push its action on tax issues into next week.