Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Maryland

Does Maryland have the answer for verifying America’s vote count?

Technology is bringing more accountable elections, but some activists disagree.

Baltimore joins global movement, becoming the first major US city to...

The global movement to stop privatization deals and expand public ownership just scored a huge victory in Baltimore, as residents voted overwhelmingly to ban putting their water in private hands.

On ‘front lines of climate change,’ Baltimore lawsuit aims to hold...

"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."

Chelsea Manning files to run for Senate in Maryland

As of right now, Manning has declined to make a statement about her filing but she might speak out within the next few days.

Scandinavia in Maryland?

Medicare for all in one state.

D.C. and Maryland attorneys general file federal lawsuit against Trump

“It puts our democracy at risk when a president puts his financial interests before the American people.”

Maryland bans fracking

“Maryland is taking a huge step forward, but communities are continuing to suffer as fracking and extreme extraction expands worldwide.”

Victory: Maryland House passes bill to ban fracking

Maryland is leading the way in the movement to ban fracking.

Huge win for renewables in Maryland as lawmakers override governor’s veto

“In the current face of fear, uncertainty, and at times outright denial of environmental problems at the federal level, the Clean Energy Jobs Act proves that states like Maryland will not remain quiet on our country's toughest challenges like climate change.”

Maryland moves to permanently ban fracking

23 politicians are co-sponsoring the fracking ban, which already has the support of nearly half of the state senate.

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."