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Health Professionals Rallied At Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Pass Biden’s “American Jobs Plan”

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, health professionals called on Congress to support all aspects of President Joe Biden’s historic American Jobs Plan as a public health issue. The group rallied on the Mall in support of both the Plan and its provision for a 100% clean electricity payment plan. You can watch a livestream here. High-resolution photos …

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Over 1,700 Union Families in All 50 States and DC ask Congress to Pass Biden’s Jobs Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2021 Contact: Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838 Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 The American Jobs Plan would revitalize the American middle class and labor unions   WASHINGTON, DC — In a show of support for President Joe Biden’s jobs plan, more than 1,700 labor families across the country have signed a letter to Congress calling for …

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West Virginia Leaders Converged Near Capitol Hill to Urge Sen. Manchin and Congress to Fully Fund Biden’s “American Jobs Plan”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2021 Contact: Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838 Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 Group also released a poll finding a historic 56% of West Virginians support 100% clean power, a key provision of the Biden Plan WASHINGTON, DC — Today, West Virginia leaders welcomed Senator Joe Manchin back from the Independence Day recess …

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After Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Deal: Labor Leaders and Congressional Leaders Converge on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Pass Joe Biden’s Full “American Jobs Plan”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2021 Contact: Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838 Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 Leaders caution Congress not to drop proposals for unions and climate change in final votes. Union households in all 50 states and Washington, DC issue letter supporting Plan and clean energy WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressional leaders from key House committees joined …

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Media Advisory: Labor Leaders and Key Congressional Leaders Converge on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Pass the Full “American Jobs Plan”

MEDIA ADVISORYJune 24, 2021Contact:Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 Labor Leaders and Key Congressional Leaders Converge on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Pass the Full “American Jobs Plan” Leaders will caution Congress not to leave out President Biden’s top proposals for unions and climate change in any legislative deals WASHINGTON, DC — Congressional …

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White House Press Office: Small Business Advocates Support President Biden’s American Jobs Plan in Baltimore Sun Op-Ed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2021 ICYMI: Small Business Advocates Support President Biden’s American Jobs Plan in Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Today, the Baltimore Sun ran an op-ed by two prominent small business advocates highlighting the dire need for Congress to pass President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan – to revive American small businesses and rebuild our economy …

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100 Small Business Leaders Gather on Capitol Hill, Urging Congress to Support the American Jobs Plan and 100% Clean Energy Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2021 Contact: Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838 Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 Many of America’s mom-and-pop businesses, devastated by COVID-19, need urgent Federal Action to get back on their feet  WASHINGTON, DC — With vital infrastructure negotiations ongoing, 100 small business leaders from a variety of industries across the nation gathered on Capitol …

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100 Prominent Faith Leaders Converge on Capitol Hill, Urge Congress to Pass the American Jobs Plan and 100% Clean Electricity Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2021 Contact: Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 As negotiations for bill trail into summer, moral leaders urge speed and urgency in helping working families and the planet  WASHINGTON, DC — With vital infrastructure negotiations ongoing, 100 nationally respected faith leaders convened on Capitol Hill to demand …

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100 Prominent Faith Leaders to Converge on Capitol Hill, Urge Congress to Pass the American Jobs Plan and 100% Clean Electricity Standard

MEDIA ADVISORY June 2, 2021 Contact: Mike Tidwell, mtidwell@chesapeakeclimate.org, 240-460-5838, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 WASHINGTON, DC — One hundred prominent faith leaders from across the country and from a variety of traditions will come together on Capitol Hill on June 9th in support of President Joe Biden’s historic American Jobs Plan and its provision for …

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Statement from CCAN Action Fund’s Federal and Maryland Policy Director Jamie DeMarco After Larry Hogan Allows the “Zero–Emission Bus Transition Act” and the “Tree Solutions Now Act” to Become Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2021 Contact: Laura Cofsky, laura@chesapeakeclimate.org, 571-275-6696 Jamie DeMarco, jamie@chesapeakeclimate.org, 443-845-5601 ANNAPOLIS, MD – In a surprising turn of events, Governor Larry Hogan decided not to veto the “Zero-Emission Bus Transition” Act (SB 137) and the “Tree Solutions Now” Act (HB 991), instead allowing them to become law on May 28th. These bills included …

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