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Maryland Voter Information: 2016 Primary Election

How Can I Vote? Primary Election Day is Tuesday, April 26th. You can find your Election Day polling place at: https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch Early voting and in-person absentee voting began Thursday, April 14th and runs through Thursday, April 21st, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. each day. You can vote at any early voting center in the …

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The Biggest Issue in the Maryland Governor’s Race? High Water

Time is running out for this election season. The debates are over and campaign literature is filling our inboxes and mailboxes. The gubernatorial candidates have exchanged volumes on how best to move Maryland forward. At the same time, new studies show that time is also running out to take bold action on climate change. The …

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Where do Hogan and Brown stand on climate change?

The following is a letter from CCAN Action Fund Director, Mike Tidwell, published in the Baltimore Sun November 3, 2014. Read it on the Sun’s website here. Where are Brown and Hogan on climate change? Worlds apart. Here’s the biggest issue in the Maryland governor’s race: Rising waters. A Union of Concerned Scientists report this …

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Where do Maryland’s gubernatorial candidates stand on Cove Point?

The CCAN Action Fund, dedicated to fighting climate change in Maryland, is staunchly opposed to the construction of a proposed $3.8 billion facility at Cove Point in Calvert County to export fracked Appalachian gas to Asia. In the wake of mounting public opposition to this project, proposed by Virginia-based Dominion Resources, Maryland gubernatorial candidates have …

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Virginia Voter Information: Get ready to cast your ballot Nov. 5

Election Day 2013 in Virginia is approaching quickly. Are you ready to vote? Here is key voter information to help you cast your ballot by or on November 5th. What elections are coming up in Virginia? Statewide, Virginians will choose the next governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. Members of the Virginia House of Delegates are …

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Virginia Governor’s Race: Responses to CCAN Action Fund Questions on Climate

A few weeks ago, CCAN Action Fund sent a questionnaire to the Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli campaigns. We asked a series of questions about where they stand on climate and clean energy policies, and what they’ll do as governor to move Virginia forward. To date, we have received a response from the Terry McAuliffe …

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The Costs of Denial: Too High for Hampton Roads

In coastal Hampton Roads, the costs of inaction on climate change aren’t a future threat, they are a present reality. A new video released by the Center for American Progress provides a great overview of the “slow-motion disaster” that residents of Norfolk are already experiencing, as climate change causes sea levels to rise and residents deal with the …

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