Prince George County State Attorney Aisha Braveboy, Democrat, will attend a symposium in Washington, DC next week.
Brave Boy, who ran as an independent in the July primary and won her second term (she also has no opponents in the general election), is on day two of The Root Institute 2022 conference, which focuses on social justice. I will give a lecture next Wednesday.
Brave Boy discusses “criminal justice in the post-George Floyd era” with two New York prosecutors, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (D) and Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark (D) .
Tuesday’s first day of the symposium will feature statements from Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, actor Courtney B. Vance, and civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
The next day, we’ll see well-known activists such as Women’s March Co-Chair Tamika Mallory and the Reverend William Barber II, Co-Chair of the Campaign for the Poor.
The Root, an online magazine-style publication focused on African-American news and culture, launched a public debate last year to improve the future of black Americans.
Trone, Ruppersberger labeled as bipartisan champion
U.S. Congressman David Trone (D-Md.) received a “90” on the Congressional Scorecard, which measures bipartisanship based on four factors: overall performance, personal conduct, communication, and commitment. rice field.
Torone, the representative of the 6th ward, won a bonus of 10 points as an “excellent common grounder”.
According to the Common Ground Commission, Trone earned the title as the highest-scoring Maryland federal delegation and one of the best in the nation, a bipartisan “champion”.
The highest total an MP can receive is 110 points. All scores of 70 and above received the champion designation.
A non-profit, nonpartisan organization, the scorecard was launched before the 2020 elections to assess whether elected officials sought consensus with their congressional colleagues. The group says it uses data collected from the Lugar Index, GovTrack, and the Bipartisan Policy Center.
“Marylanders want government officials to put politics aside to solve important problems, and I am committed to doing so,” Trone said in a statement. When Congress puts people ahead of politics, we can accomplish amazing things.”
Here are the bipartisan scores for the remaining Maryland officials, in descending order:
- Representative Holland Ruppersberger (Democrat) – 83
- Senator Chris Van Hollen (D) – 57 (ranked “well above average”)
- Senator Ben Cardin (D) – 34 (Rank “Average”)
- Rep. Anthony Brown (D) – 29 (“Average” rank)
- Rep. Jamie Ruskin (D) – 25 (Rank “Average”)
- Rep. John Sarbanes (D) – 20 (ranked as “somewhat below average”)
- House Majority Leader Stenny Hoyer (Democrat) – 20 (Ranked “Slightly Below Average”)
- Rep. Andy Harris (Republican) – 0 (ranked “well below average”)
- Rep. Kweisi Mfume (Democratic) – 0 (ranked “well below average”)
Two Congressmen with the highest score of 104 in the nation: Don Bacon (Republican, Nebraska) and Dean Phillips (Democrat, Minnesota).
The committee also ranked governors. Governor Larry Hogan (Republican) tied for fourth with his 50 points.
For the first time in 27 years, the Maryland City League will have a new leader starting October 24th.
The league announced Tuesday that Teresa Koons has taken the top spot as CEO.
Coons, who is currently vice president of government affairs for the Southern Maryland Association of Realtors, will succeed longtime CEO Scott Hancock, who has held the position since 1995.
Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, who chaired the commission, said in a statement: “Finding the next leader of Scott Hancock’s 27-year MML has been a daunting task.” I am proud and excited to have found a skilled, passionate and enthusiastic person who inspires me.Teresa is a wonderful visionary administrator and advocate for local government in Maryland. and will be a leader.”
The Kuhns will be officially introduced to league membership at this year’s MML Fall Conference in Annapolis on October 9th.
A Calvert County resident, Coons will lead an 86-year-old organization representing 156 municipalities across the state.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue the excellent work of serving as a spokesperson for the 1.5 million Marylanders the league represents,” she said. To our staff, we will continue to lead and share the impact our municipalities have on Maryland’s quality of life.”
Maryland Lawmakers Call for Furnace Efficiency Standards
Five Maryland lawmakers have joined dozens of lawmakers across the country in supporting the Biden administration’s proposal to increase the energy efficiency of gas-powered reactors.
Lawmakers sent a letter to US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Wednesday to support the proposed rule. We will raise the efficiency level of the gas furnace to 95% annual fuel efficiency, which is a thermal efficiency index.
“Outdated and inefficient gas furnaces are particularly burdensome to low-income households, producing millions of tonnes of avoidable climate-harmful emissions and other pollutants that harm both the environment and human health. “Adopting this efficiency level will result in significant savings for consumers on their monthly energy bills, while reducing emissions.” We agree with the agency’s findings that it also benefits the planet in
A letter signed by Dersu. Lorig Charkoudian (D-Montgomery), David Fraser-Hidalgo (D-Montgomery), David Moon (D-Montgomery), Sheila Ruth (D-Baltimore County), and Dana Stein (D-Baltimore County) write: claim. Gas furnaces are second only to water heaters in terms of the level of potential impact of emission reductions in domestic appliances.
“This proposed standard would reduce carbon emissions by 373 million tons over 30 years of sales,” they wrote. “The standard will also reduce more than 830,000 tonnes of nitrogen oxide emissions that cause asthma attacks, cardiovascular disease and even premature death. Achieve decarbonization and a net-zero economy by 2050. Given the administration’s goal of
Lawmakers also argued that the proposed standard would reduce home heating costs by nearly $500, assuming a 20-year furnace life. The letter was put together by the leaders of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators.