If Illinois is to move more quickly into a clean energy future, state Senate President Don Harmon and House Speaker Chris Welch must make it happen. Promptly. A comprehensive energy bill in the Legislature that would ensure Illinois is doing its part to combat manmade climate change is stalled in a showdown between labor
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A coalition of influential labor unions says negotiations with environmental groups over a massive new clean energy proposal have reached impasse, and is asking Gov. JB Pritzker and lawmakers to step back into talks to broker a compromise. The impasse declaration comes just days after nuclear giant Exelon doubled down on its threat to
Happy Tuesday, Illinois. While former Gov. Rod Blagojevich holds a presser about getting his reputation back, former Gov. Jim Edgar was sharing insight in his executive leadership training program. You can learn a lot from both. Negotiations around the clean energy bill that stalled in the General Assembly earlier this year have completely broken
With a state rescue hung up over other issues, Illinois lawmakers hoped the national infrastructure bill would buy them time. No such luck, Exelon says. A $6 billion program to bail out unprofitable nuclear plants is part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill the U.S. Senate will consider this week, but it won’t save two
Record flooding, historic droughts, Lake Michigan’s disappearing shoreline. These are the increasingly visible effects of the climate crisis that threaten to further disrupt our economy and our daily lives, while disproportionately impacting underserved and marginalized populations in long-neglected communities as a result of historic and deeply rooted inequality. Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois
Record flooding, historic droughts, Lake Michigan’s disappearing shoreline. These are the increasingly visible effects of the climate crisis that threaten to further disrupt our economy and our daily lives, while disproportionately impacting underserved and marginalized populations in long-neglected communities as a result of historic and deeply rooted inequality. Governor JB Pritzker and the legislature
Labor coalition calls for State support to protect 28,000 Illinois jobs, secure $125 million in funding for local schools, emergency services Over 500 union workers gather at State Capitol to fight for their jobs **Livestream footage available**Springfield, Ill. — Labor coalition Climate Jobs Illinois (CJI) today hosted a rally outside the State Capitol to call on legislators to
CLIMATE JOBS ILLINOIS EXPANDS ENERGY ACCOUNTABILITY, TRANSPARENCY REFORMS FOR CLIMATE UNION JOBS ACTclimatejobil2021-04-21T20:38:45+00:00
Labor coalition Climate Jobs Illinois today announced that it will expand the accountability, ethics and transparency reforms in the Climate Union Jobs Act by adding amendments from Rep. Larry Walsh Jr. and Sen. Michael Hastings.
Labor coalition Climate Jobs Illinois (CJI) has outlined how the state could achieve this in a transparent and accountable way in a new whitepaper.
Labor coalition Climate Jobs Illinois (CJI) today praised the House Public Utilities Committee for passing the Climate Union Jobs Act.