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Supporters of Energize RI's carbon pricing bill gather outside the statehouse on Lobby Day.Photo by Kai Salem

Diving into the Legislature

May 5, 2016

You never know what you might run into when activists descend on the statehouse for the Environment Council of Rhode Island’s (ECRI) annual Lobby Day.

Last Wednesday, I was greeted in the rotunda by a group of our allies in the Energize Rhode Island coalition wearing snorkels to demonstrate the kind of gear we’ll all need if we don’t fight the sea level rise that is resulting from Climate Change.

image: Stockernumber2, istock

Caucus for Clean Water in Minnesota!

February 25, 2016

The Minnesota caucuses take place on Tuesday, March 1. Caucus resolutions are the grassroots way of promoting your ideas and values in the political process.

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