Harrison Wallace

Baby Steps Towards Climate Justice: A recap of the 2018 Virginia General Assembly Session

  From the beginning, this year’s General Assembly session in Virginia felt much different than previous years. Thanks to a historic election and some inspiring activism from climate fighters like you, I left the temporary home of our 140 state representatives at 900 E Main Street feeling hopeful. We didn’t win everything that we wanted …

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CCAN Statment: Dominion’s Rate Freeze Ripoff

Virginia House of Delegates Improves Bad Rate Freeze Repeal, But More Work Needs to be Done   RICHMOND, Virginia– Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed House Bill 1588, a utility regulation overhaul spearheaded by Dominion Energy, in a vote of 63-35. Introduced by Delegate Terry Kilgore (R-Wise County) & Delegate Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), HB …

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Everything you need to know about VA’s biggest climate bills

‘Twas the the week before crossover’ Working amongst the Virginia General Assembly is a whirlwind unlike anything that I have experienced before. For 60 ceaseless days legislators, lobbyists, and concerned citizens make their cases for or against thousands of pieces of legislation. As you can imagine, things can move rapidly. Since January 10th, the Virginia …

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