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Trump’s proposal to limit the Clean Water Act and remove protections for some wetlands. Learn more.

From the Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Yesterday, the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort was dealt yet another blow. The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, under direction from the Trump Administration, published a proposal to limit the Clean Water Act, one of the…

We NEED the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Please show up for the environment 2/18 at 4pm.

The Clean Energy Jobs Act is one of Maryland’s answers to combating climate change. It would commit us to 50% renewable power by 2030 and create a just and equitable pathway to 100% clean, renewable electricity by 2040. It would also invest millions of dollars…

Your action is critical! We need criminal justice reform!

From WISE: PLEASE take the time to read through this letter detailing the ways YOU can help!  This is SO needed and YOU can make a difference.  Please be sure to share and sign the letter in #4 below.  To find out more, please…

Please speak for the trees!

From the Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Today, deliberations are starting in Annapolis on three bills that would help protect one of our most valuable natural resources—Maryland’s forests. Forests are the backbone of our communities. They help filter our waters, increase property values, reduce energy costs,…

Join AntiCorruption Voters on February 18th!

Join other #AntiCorruptionVoters to lobby MD lawmakers for our #ProDemocracy solutions! Ranked Choice Voting, Public Election Funds and more! Meet at 530pm OR 7pm in the lobby of the Miller Senate Office Building (11 Bladen St, Annapolis, MD 21401) for a brief overview/training and…

Action Alert for TODAY: Support the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Action required! From the Executive Director of the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project: Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12 at 1p, the Judiciary Committee of the MD House of Delegates will hold a hearing on HB 307, a measure to create the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission….

February 14th Is Prescription Drug Affordability Advocacy Day! Please join us!

The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative is hosting a Prescription Drug Affordability Advocacy Day this Thursday, February 14th from 10am-1:00pm,  in Room 142 of the House Office Building in Annapolis. Join community members, coalition partners, and health care advocates in support of SB759 & HB768….

Please contact your Representatives to help abused and neglected animals!

Support a Maryland cost of animal care bill When animals are lawfully seized from cruelty situations in Maryland, the cost of caring for the animals usually falls on the rescuing agency. A new bill, S.B. 152/H.B. 135, will change this and may hold the…

A must read and must share from The Capital: Wendi Winters’ son: Simonaire must reject shallow rhetoric and actually help end mass shootings

From Phoenix Geimer’s OpEd in The Capital: My siblings and I appreciate Jim Schropp’s thoughtful response to state Sen. Bryan Simonaire’s exercise in misdirection, but we feel the need to add a few points. In his first paragraph, Simonaire states, “Words cannot convey the…

Marylanders, please speak for the trees. Contact your Reps today.

The three bills before the House and Senate present a comprehensive package that would make tremendous strides in protecting Maryland’s forests. This legislation includes: Defining Forests: The state’s current goal of “no net loss of forest” is flawed, as it identifies individual trees, such…

Tell Gov Hogan we don’t want taxpayers dollars to fund discrimination!

From the Maryland ACLU: Our taxpayer dollars should go to schools that don’t discriminate against students, especially LGBTQ students and students with disabilities. Public funds should go to public schools. But once again, Governor Larry Hogan is pushing to divert millions more from the…

Tonight! Film Screenings and Panel Discussion at Maryland Hall: Remembrance, Reconciliation and Healing.

Free tickets still available. Facebook event for sharing – please be sure to get tickets through Eventbrite, responding on FB that you will attend is not a ticket: https://www.facebook.com/events/2242983579305345/ Eventbrite for FREE tickets – be sure to reserve your tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/remembrance-reconciliation-and-healing-film-screenings-panel-discussion-tickets-54611795350 Link to Maryland Hall…