TUESDAY: Senator Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez to Reintroduce Green New Deal Resolution and New ‘Civilian Climate Corps’ Act, Discuss Other Legislation.
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) will be joined on Tuesday, April 20 by Congressional colleagues and allies for a press conference on the reintroduction of the Green New Deal and the growing slate of legislation inspired by the resolution originally introduced in 2019. The Green New Deal envisions a ten-year national mobilization to fight the interconnected economic, social, racial, and climate crises gripping our country. Below is a list of current speakers:
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)
-Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14)
-Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.)
-Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02)
-Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01)
-Ellen Sciales, Sunrise Movement
-Kari Fulton, Frontline Policy Coordinator, Climate Justice Alliance
TIME: 11:00AM EST, Tuesday, April 20, 2021
LOCATION: Capitol Reflecting Pool near Ulysses Grant Memorial, west side of U.S. Capitol, near 3rd Street, SW, Washington, D.C.
Attending press should RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
***THE PRESS CONFERENCE WILL BE LIVESTREAMED HERE***