Bills with torturously unclear titles, late meeting announcements, bipartisan votes in every hearing, civil debate, and dignified discussions, good bills being slammed with industry misinformation and bad bills described in terms like economic justice, and renewables. It is all Roundhouse… Read More ›
We have important info to share. Our reporting on the Avangrid merger is having an impact. But we need to expand our reach, educate more of our community on this merger and on an array of potentially transformative policies and… Read More ›
On Wednesday, we posted about the lack of political courage or imagination that prevents groundbreaking legislation like Public Power. Today, we dig into Edward Bellamy and his 1888 utopian novel that described waking up in 2000 and finding America much… Read More ›
Concerns About Concentration of Governor’s Power; Update on Competing Private Prison Moratorium Bills; & an URGENT Call to Action
A short post today focused on the legislature and a noticeable trend with consumers and advocates being sorely under-represented in key studies, commissions, and task forces. Plus an interesting interview with Sen. Dede Feldman on the 2021 session.
The Stone Age Didn’t End for Lack of Stones. Do We Wait Til We Run Out of Oil to Regulate it? It’s Time to Send a Message to Gas & Oil.
We begin with a legislative update, followed by a feature piece on how our legislators are getting weak-kneed in the face of gas and oil lobbyists descrying that this is not the time to “send a message to G&O.” At… Read More ›
Trump Unhinged, an International Disaster in the Making, Plus a Look at Last Week and Forward to the Legislature
Monday posts are often a hodge podge. So, today, we offer commentary on Trump’s mental dissolve, news on an effective letter writing campaign in Georgia, opportunities for involvement in the 2021 legislative session & more.