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We Need Climate Action Now: Green New York Responds to West Virginia vs. EPA Decision

We Need Climate Action Now: Green New York Responds To West Virginia v. EPA DecisionSpeaker Carl Heastie must reconvene the Assembly on August 3rd to pass Build Public Re…

Green Candidates Vow to Push Albany on Climate, But Is It Hot Air?

They all say that state lawmakers need to take more aggressive action to green the electric grid and protect communities — and contend it is the Assembly that has failed …

NYS assembly speaker wants to hold climate legislation hearing after letting bill die

ALBANY, N.Y. (1010 WINS) – After refusing to bring a landmark climate bill to a vote on the last day of the legislative session despite widespread su…

Build Public Power: End of Session Recap

We launched the year with the Build or Burn Rally that saw 10 comrades arrested. Through electoral pressure of the Green New York slate and our inside lobbying, we forced…

Slate of Insurgent Candidates Focused on Climate Seizes on Failure of State Bill

The Democrat-led state Legislature ended its session over the weekend without passing any additional major pieces of climate-related legislation that some legislators and…

Lawmakers hope public hearings will put the Build Public Renewables Act on Assembly’s agenda

It’s called the Build Public Renewables Act, which would enable the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to make the state an active participant within the energy market by pr…

Why Did Democrats and Solar Companies Just Kill a Climate Bill in New York?

The New York legislature failed to pass the Build Public Renewables Act before the session closed last week, despite a Democratic supermajority. Read article on The New R…

Public Power Has Albany Rattled

The push for the Build Public Renewables Act in New York has become surprisingly muscular. Is it strong enough to break Albany’s climate gridlock? Read article on The Riv…

New York Dems Kill Renewable Energy Bill

A bill for public power was killed at the 11th hour in Albany by Democratic politicians with corporate interests. Read article on Gizmodo

Green Means Wait: Big Climate Bills Stalled in Albany, While Those That Passed Still Need Gov’s Go

The State Senate and Assembly were able to combine for action on cryptocurrency, thermal energy and electronics repair. Read Article on The City

Here’s some of the major legislation New York passed in the end of the legislative session

After addressing abortion, cryptocurrency and guns, members of the state Senate and Assembly now must shift gears to prepare for elections Read Article on City & Stat…

End of state legislative session is ‘mixed bag’ for climate bills

State lawmakers closed their legislative session in Albany last week, pushing into overtime as advocates made last minute efforts to pass several bills related to confron…

NYS Assembly speaker refuses to bring landmark climate bill to a vote despite overwhelming support

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – On the last day of the 2022 New York legislative session, State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie refused to initiate a vote on a landmark climate bill…

New York State Assembly, Speaker Carl Heastie Block Build Public Renewables Act

New York State Assembly, Speaker Carl Heastie Block Build Public Renewables ActHeastie and Hochul let the most significant climate action in three years die in the Assemb…

If Democrats Can’t Pass Climate Legislation in New York, We’re All Doomed

The Build Public Renewables Act would be the first bill to pass acting on New York’s ambitious climate goals. Will Democrats kill it again? Read the article on New Republ…

New York Build Public Renewables Act Passes Senate

New York Build Public Renewables Act Passes Senate All eyes are on Assembly and Hochul to pass the bill for the most significant climate action in three years For Im…

Activists, Politicians Demand Leadership Pass New York Build Public Renewables Act

Activists, Politicians Demand Leadership Pass New York Build Public Renewables ActThe bill could become the first major climate legislation passed in New York since 2019 …