Denise Robbins, Communications Director

110 Groups Across Four States Tell Key Senators: Pass Clean Electricity Program Through Reconciliation Now

As Congress Prepares to Move Forward with Reconciliation Bill, Local Organizations and Elected Officials Active in Every Region of the Country Urge Electric Sector Decarbonization Through a Clean Electricity Payment Program (CEPP) WASHINGTON, DC — Today, leaders from some of the nation’s most well-known organizations fighting climate change released letters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and …

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CCAN Action Fund’s Summer of Action for the American Jobs Plan

CCAN Action Fund’s Summer of Action for the American Jobs Plan This summer, CCAN spent nearly every week on Capitol Hill rallying with community leaders from across the country for the American Jobs Plan. It was a great success, but the work’s not over yet! Read on for a recap of the summer’s events — …

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100 Healthcare Workers in Support of 100% Clean Energy

Are you a health professional concerned about the climate crisis and other environmental hazards to health? If so, please RSVP to join 100 other health professionals on July 21st in Washington, DC. We’ll gather outdoors near the Capitol lawn at Noon in support of President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan and its 100% clean electricity …

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Yes! We beat Trump! Here’s what’s next.

Joe Biden won! Donald Trump lost! We have a declared victor. So go ahead and exhale. We can celebrate! The political victory isn’t complete, of course. We still have a chance to win the US Senate (thank you Georgia runoffs!). But HOLY COW we already won the biggest prize. The “climate arsonist” Donald Trump is …

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Vote By Mail: Use this to combat misinformation

The recent attacks on the United States Postal Service have caused such confusion and anxiety around voting by mail. Some people have been convinced that voting by mail leads to fraud (spoiler alert: that’s not true). Others are just worried that, due to the slowdown of the USPS, our votes won’t be counted if we …

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Honking cars parade past MD Gov. Hogan’s house to protest voter suppression, challenging his national profile

Dozens of Cars Parade Past Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s House to Protest Voter Suppression AND to Honor the Life of John Lewis Wednesday noon event denounces Hogan plan for in-person voting during COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring faith leaders, students, civil rights advocates, elected officials, and fair elections leaders ANNAPOLIS, MD – In a sign of the …

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BREAKING: Virginia Clean Economy Act Signed Into Law

RICHMOND, VA — The oldest deliberative body in the Western Hemisphere made a new kind of history today. With climate change impacts growing worldwide and scientists saying we’re almost out of time, the Virginia General Assembly leaped into national leadership on climate policy with passage of the “Virginia Clean Economy Act” (SB 851). Now, Governor …

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Maryland General Assembly ended three weeks early — what does that mean for climate action?

Coronavirus is climate change on warp speed These are trying times.  Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the Maryland General Assembly ended their 2020 legislative session last night — three weeks earlier than planned.  We are thankful that our lawmakers are taking the necessary steps to “flatten the curve,” and that they were able …

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Sine Die: MD leadership must address climate change when GA reconvenes

Climate Advocates to Maryland General Assembly Leaders: Address Climate Change During May Special Session CCAN Action Fund Applauds Governor, General Assembly Leaders for Proactive Coronavirus Response Due to Shortened Session, Maryland Running Out of Time to Address Climate Crisis ANNAPOLIS, MD — With the Maryland General Assembly adjourning Sine Die today — ending the 2020 …

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