Press Releases

  • CJFP responds to today's RGGI briefing at PA Capitol

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    June 14, 2021

    The Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania coalition today issued the following statement in response to today's briefing hosted by Gov. Tom Wolf focused on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI):

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  • Statement from "Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania" Coalition on RGGI Votes

    In just the last 24 hours, three different state panels -- the Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee, the Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee, and the Citizens Advisory Council -- voted in support of Pennsylvania joining RGGI. These three panels all had previously declined to do so for the draft rulemaking. All three have now changed their votes. It comes on the heels of overwhelming support from voters themselves -- Democrats, Republicans and Independents alike. All of them clearly understand the positive benefits of Pennsylvania’s participation in RGGI. At this point, any effort to stop this progress is an afront to Pennsylvanians.

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  • POLL: PA Voters Voice Concern About Climate Change Impact

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    March 25, 2021

    SEVEN OF TEN PA VOTERS – INCLUDING CRITICAL ‘SWING’ VOTERS – VOICE CONCERN ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTING THEIR CHILDREN

    They support state assistance for communities impacted by loss of fossil-fuel energy production

    Pennsylvanians are climate change ‘activators’; embrace helping one another as Commonwealth transitions to a clean energy economy

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  • Wolf Budget Plan Properly Prioritizes PA Workers & Communities in RGGI Implementation

    Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania today applauded Governor Tom Wolf for prioritizing Pennsylvania’s workers and communities in detailing how funds for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) should be used. Gov. Wolf this week presented his 2021-22 Budget proposal to the PA General Assembly.

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  • CJFP Statement in Favor of Proposed Rulemaking: CO2 Budget Trading Program

    December 8, 2020

    As a board member of the Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania coalition and a councilman with Carlisle Borough, I give my full, unwavering support to this rulemaking.

    Members at CJFP stand for the creation and preservation of clean energy jobs in the Commonwealth – and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is absolutely critical in achieving those goals.

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  • CJFP Statement in Opposition to House Resolution 1088

    November 17, 2020

    As leaders of the Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania coalition, we are writing in opposition to House Resolution 1088.

    Our members stand for the creation and preservation of clean energy jobs in the Commonwealth – and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, is absolutely critical in achieving those goals.

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  • 'Clean Jobs for PA' Thanks Gov. Wolf for HB 2025 Veto

    On Thursday, Sept. 24, Gov. Wolf vetoed House Bill 2025. In response, leadership from the Clean Jobs for Pennsylvania coalition released the following statement:

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