James Scimecca

James Scimecca works on editorial partnerships for The Dispatch, and is based in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the company in 2023, he served as the director of communications at the Empire Center for Public Policy. When James is not promoting the work of his Dispatch colleagues, he can usually be found running along the Potomac River, cooking up a new recipe, or rooting for a beleaguered New York sports team.

James Scimecca

Fueling the Electric Vehicle Transition

A final rule from the EPA adjusts the timeline for the auto industry’s transition to electric vehicles.

Who Will Be the Next NATO Secretary-General?

A race between the Dutch prime minister and Romanian president highlights geographic tensions.

The National Association of Realtors Settles

A major class action lawsuit could mean lower housing prices for consumers.

Russia’s Predetermined Election

Vladimir Putin claims a fifth term as president.

Haiti’s Violent Crisis Continues

Political squabbles at home and abroad lead to a worsening situation in Haiti.

Jumpstart Joe

Can one State of the Union address get President Joe Biden’s campaign back on track?

U.S. Ships Depart for Gaza

The Biden administration begins the military-led construction of a temporary pier in the Mediterranean.

Gig Workers Face New Rules

Updated regulations governing independent contractors took effect this week.

The Clock TikToks Down

Could the latest congressional push to restrict the popular app succeed?

A Fiery State of the Union

Plus: The Dispatch publishes its fourth-ever editorial.