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Mar 5-6 Maryland Legislature to consider Clean Energy Jobs Initiative

The "Clean Energy Jobs Act" bill (HB 1453) calls for Maryland to set a target of getting 50% of our electricity from clean renewable sources by 2030; it also has provisions to boost job training and support for minority and women-owned businesses in the renewable sector. More about the initiative is found here.

The House Economic Committee hearing is set for March 5 at 2:00 p.m. The companion bill in the Senate has a hearing in the Senate Finance Committee on March 6 at 1:00 p.m.

You can express your opinion on HB1453 by

  • calling your delegates,

  • contacting Del. Davis and Del. Jameson (Chair/Co-Chair House Environmental Matters)

  • coming to the hearings.

If you live in MD District 12 or 13, here are the contact numbers for your delegates:

DISTRICT 12 (Baltimore County & Howard County) Eric D. Ebersole (D) (410) 841-3328

Terri L. Hill (D) (410) 841-3378

Clarence K. Lam (D) (410) 841-3205

DISTRICT 13 (Howard County) Vanessa E. Atterbeary (D) (410) 841-3471

Shane E. Pendergrass (D) (410) 841-3139

Frank S. Turner (D) (410) 841-3246

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