news

Clear All
Post Link
  • New
  • Memo
  • Pennsylvania
  • Economy
  • Oil and Gas

MEMO: Gas Prices Are High Thanks To Big Oil’s Greed & Extreme Weather

The greed of Big Oil CEOs and climate-fueled extreme weather events are once again leading to high gas prices. If you plan on covering gas prices, the facts speak for themselves: Big Oil CEOs continue to work to protect their bottom line, even if it means price-gouging families in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, Donald Trump and MAGA […]

May 24, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • Oil and Gas

Oil CEOs Funding Trump While Threatening Health and Hurting Wallets of Pennsylvanians 

Harrisburg, PA— The Washington Post recently reported on former President Trump’s fundraising dinner at Mar-a-Lago, where he asked oil and gas executives for $1 billion—a “deal,” according to Trump, because of the billions these executives would save in taxation and regulation benefits. A Guardian piece published last week highlighted that John Catsimatidis, CEO of United Refining Company, and Chesapeake Energy […]

May 20, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • Biden
  • Climate Record

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Investments in Climate Every Day of Earth Week 

Harrisburg, PA — To commemorate Earth Day, the Biden-Harris administration announced a slew of investments and programs aimed at boosting the clean energy economy and protecting our health and environment from the harmful effects of climate change. These accomplishments are directly benefiting the people of Pennsylvania, as outlined below. “President Biden is the most accomplished climate […]

April 30, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • Biden
  • Clean Energy
  • Climate Record

ICYMI: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $7 Billion in Solar Power Funding for 900,000 Low-Income Households

Harrisburg, PA — On Earth Day, the Biden-Harris administration announced 60 grantees that will receive $7 billion in grant awards through the Solar for All grant competition. These awardees will provide solar energy to 900,000 low-income households in all 50 states while generating an estimated 200,000 jobs as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas […]

April 23, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • 2024 Election
  • Biden

REPORT CARD: Trump Gets an F in Pennsylvania; In November, He’ll Get an L

Washington, D.C. – As Trump visits the Keystone State this weekend, we want to remind you how Trump’s pro-polluter agenda harmed Pennsylvania communities by giving polluters free rein to contaminate the state’s air and water.

April 12, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • Clean Energy
  • Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather In Pennsylvania Underscores Importance of President Biden’s Climate Plan

Harrisburg, PA – Residents of Pennsylvania are facing severe flooding near Pittsburgh, with several landmarks under several feet of water. In Montgomery and Delaware counties, two people were killed by trees that fell over during storms. Additionally, this morning’s 4.7 magnitude earthquake that struck New York and New Jersey could also be felt in parts […]

April 5, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • Biden
  • Clean Energy
  • Economy

Biden’s Clean Energy Plan to Fund Pennsylvania’s Largest Solar Project

Washington, D.C.  — The Department of Energy announced funding for a new 402-megawatt solar project in Pennsylvania on Thursday. The project selectee, Mineral Basin Solar Power (a subsidiary of Swift Current Energy), is one of five renewable energy companies selected for award negotiation as part of efforts to expand clean energy on current and former […]

March 22, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • Clean Energy
  • Economy
  • Jobs

Gov. Shapiro Announces Pennsylvania Clean Energy Plan, Projected to Create 14,500 Jobs and Save Consumers $252 Million

Harrisburg, PA  — Today Governor Shapiro introduced plans for two new measures to diversify energy sources and reduce emissions in Pennsylvania. The proposed Pennsylvania Reliable Energy Sustainability Standard (PRESS) requires that 35% of Pennsylvania’s electricity come from clean and renewable sources by 2035, including solar, wind, hydropower, and battery storage. The Pennsylvania Climate Emissions Reduction […]

March 13, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania
  • 2024 Election
  • Oil and Gas

Pennsylvania Senate Candidate Dave McCormick Touts Ties to Exxon in Response to Voter Concern on Gas Prices

Harrisburg, PA— While on the campaign trail, US Senate candidate David McCormick told a former Marine who mentioned his exasperation with the price of gas that his wife is on the board of Exxon. McCormick’s wife, Dina Powell, was an advisor to former President Trump, as well. This is yet one more example of how […]

March 7, 2024

Post Link
  • Press Release
  • Pennsylvania

FLOTUS to Highlight Pittsburgh’s New Workforce Hub Thanks to Bidenomics

Pittsburgh, PA – After visiting Georgia, First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Pennsylvania to champion the work of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey along with other city leaders and local businesses to transform the city into a hotspot for clean energy manufacturing.

November 8, 2023