Power of Our Voice Confirmed

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has called for a “Special Session” of the Assembly to consider the “Build Public Renewables Act” that he failed to bring to the floor for a vote at the end of the session last week. The NYS Senate has already passed the bill.

Calling a special session is rare and unusual. Politico offers that the special session to consider the bill was called because the intense public pressure.

That pressure is US, my friend. Whoo-hoo!

The session will convene on July 28th.

Thrive Agenda

Announced on February 1, 2021: NY Renews becomes the official state anchor of the national THRIVE AGENDA, commonly known as The Green New Deal. The elements and structure of the THRIVE AGENDA is already familiar to New Yorkers who pushed and won the Climate and Community Leadership Protection Act and are now advocating the Climate and Community Investment Act. You can read the THRIVE AGENDA in detail on their website.