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Cosponsor H.R. 5986, the Environmental Justice For All Act

April 30, 2020

Environmental policy should be based on justice and equity for all people, and we need new legislation to make that happen. Children of color continue to suffer from unusually high asthma rates. Major pollution sources – including chemical plants, fossil
fuel refineries, and waste incinerators – still disproportionately harm low income communities and are often located not far from a school or residential neighborhood.

Maximize Stimulus Money Through Performance Contracting

April 29, 2020

Please join me in sending the letter below to House leadership requesting that Energy Savings Performance Contracting be utilized in any future stimulus legislation. 

Urge the Federal Reserve to join the Network for Greening the Financial System

April 28, 2020

Please join me in urging the Federal Reserve to join the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) as an active member.

JOIN THE NEWLY INVIGORATED CONGRESSIONAL SERVICES CAUCUS!

April 24, 2020

Do you think of your district as a manufacturing district?  Or do you consider yours a farm/agricultural-centered district?  The reality is that every congressional district has a minimum of 65% jobs in the services sector.  In order to speak to the majority
of workers in your congressional district you need to speak to the opportunities and challenges faced by the services sector.  In fact, success in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors are integrated with services and depend on them to get to markets and
grow.

Cosponsor H.R. 5986, the Environmental Justice For All Act

April 23, 2020

Environmental policy should be based on justice and equity for all people, and we need new legislation to make that happen. Children of color continue to suffer from unusually high asthma rates. Major pollution sources – including chemical plants, fossil
fuel refineries, and waste incinerators – still disproportionately harm low income communities and are often located not far from a school or residential neighborhood.