Since initial backers hailed the introduction of the historic resolution as a huge accomplishment on Thursday, a growing number of labor, economic justice, racial justice, indigenous, environmental, and community organizations have lined up behind the bold proposal and vowed to pressure lawmakers to pass it.
The recently released joint resolution set out a framework for what a "Green New Deal" would include in order to reframe the U.S. economy and shift the country away from fossil fuels, with an eye to combating climate change. A large contingent of the NY delegation already co-sponsored the resolution, and districts like Suozzi's, which stretches along the North Shore of Long Island from Queens into Suffolk County, face catastrophic risks from sea level rise and more violent storms. Robert Hockett, an advisor to Ocasio-Cortez, even went on Tucker Carlson to further push the lie that the document claiming the Green New Deal would pay people who are "unwilling" to work was not from her team.
The Green New Deal introduced by progressive members of Congress is getting another endorsement from a possible 2020 presidential candidate. Global warming is a threat to the planet. "I definitely support this movement", said one student generally.
Acting AG Whitaker testifies before House DOJ oversight hearing
Stone also had been telling news outlets for some time that he thought he may be a target of Mueller's investigation. However, he said, "I have not spoken to the president about the special counsel's investigation".
While the resolution, as co-sponsor Sen.
It's a structural failure to care, & treat these communities fairly. He called the project "daunting" but said in a Facebook post, "The real question is, can we afford not to enact the Green New Deal?"
That attention to "frontline and vulnerable communities" has rallied backers such as Jennifer Epps-Addison, president and co-executive director of the Center for Popular Democracy Network.
Ivanka Trump unveils White House global women initiative
One of the Oval Office guests was a farmer from the country of Georgia who says she was denied a bank loan because she is a woman. Bush in 2003. "We're proud of our legacy of being a generous nation, looking to uplift others around the world".
"Now is the time to be bold and unapologetic in our demand for solutions to rampant economic insecurity and the climate crisis".
Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) on Thursday released a 14-page document outlining their Green New Deal, an attempt to drastically overhaul the USA economy and energy system.
There are a lot of people who said it wasn't realistic for the United States to get a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s1 when President Kennedy initially outlined that goal but we did it.
Big Snowstorm Possible Monday Night - Tuesday
As the storm system surges again Monday evening, snow will fall and once again accumulate through Tuesday morning's commute. As of this writing, we're jumping into the first of several consecutive challenging rush hour periods across New Jersey.