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Testimony: Maryland Fair Elections Act

By | Emily Scarr
State Director

The Fair Elections Act is a voluntary program which enables candidates to run for office with small donations from their constituents and remaining competitive with those who accept large and corporate contributions. This serves the dual purpose of reducing corporate and large donor campaign spending and re-engaging the community in the electoral process. And with a Fair Election program in place, we hope to expand opportunities to run for office, so candidates of all backgrounds can run based on the strength of their ideas not access to money.

Testimony: Community Choice Energy

By | Emily Scarr
State Director

SB0315/HB561 - “Electric Industry – Community Choice Energy”
More than a decade ago, powerful energy companies rewrote the rules that dictate how energy is bought and sold in Maryland. That decision continues to haunt us today.

Testimony: Community Choice Energy

By | Emily Scarr
State Director

SB0315/HB561 - “Electric Industry – Community Choice Energy”
More than a decade ago, powerful energy companies rewrote the rules that dictate how energy is bought and sold in Maryland. That decision continues to haunt us today.

Testimony: No Cash for Trash

By | Emily Scarr
State Director

No matter where you stand on the merits of incineration as a waste management tool, however, we should all agree that it should not qualify for financial incentives as a clean energy tool.

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