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Advocacy and policy

January 2014

Published on January 30, 2014 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in Advocacy and policy

On Tuesday, the House Energy & Commerce Committee took a positive step in advancing building efficiency legislation with the passage of H.R. 2126, the “Better Buildings Act.” This bipartisan...

Published on January 29, 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last night, I was inspired watching President Obama outline a plan to "make this a year of action" and calling on us all to do everything we can to invest in a stronger America. The president himself also wasn't shy about reaffirming his commitment to take action: "Wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity...

Published on January 27, 2014 Written by Christina Kuo Posted in Advocacy and policy

New year, new session;

Advocates plan, train, and meet;

For chance to green laws.

I believe in concise writing; thus, what better way to lay out advocacy possibilities in 2014 than with a haiku?

As one year closes and another begins, it is...