Natalie Allison is becoming a member of Politico as a Senate campaigns reporter. At the moment, she is a state politics reporter at The Tennessean.
Beforehand, she was a breaking information reporter at Gannett | USA Immediately Community and a reporter, The Occasions-New, at GateHouse Media. She has additionally interned at The Occasions-New and has freelanced for the Information & Document.
Allison has a B.A. in journalism from Elon College, the place she labored on the pupil newspaper.
The federal government is about to expire of borrowing energy — risking the potential of a federal default that might create dangerous ripples all through the economic system as quickly as subsequent month.
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The federal authorities is about to expire of borrowing energy, which raises the prospect of a possible federal default on money owed as quickly as subsequent month. To stop that, Democrats say they should elevate the debt restrict, which is a routine factor to do, however it’s develop into a political battle. NPR congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell has extra.
KELSEY SNELL, BYLINE: Democrats in Washington say rising the debt restrict is only a routine a part of governing. It is a cap Congress units on how a lot the federal government can borrow. And it’s so routine that Congress has adjusted these limits 17 occasions prior to now 20 years.
Airline adverts that encourage taking too many flights and carmakers that present SUVs tearing up the countryside are set to fall foul of a crackdown on advertising that encourages environmentally irresponsible behaviour.
The Promoting Requirements Authority (ASA) is to launch a sequence of inquiries into the environmental promoting claims and practices throughout a spread of sectors – beginning with power, heating and transport – in a drive to help world efforts to scale back carbon emissions and battle the local weather disaster.
Subsequent spring the the watchdog will develop its investigation to take a look at the accuracy of inexperienced claims made by firms round waste, similar to merchandise being biodegradable, recyclable or a “plastic different”. Later subsequent yr the concentration is going to flip to meat and meals sustainability promoting, for instance checking the accuracy of claims round environmental good apply by sellers of beef merchandise, a massively carbon