ICJC Advocates Join Governor Pritzker at Signing of Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (SB 2408)

CHICAGO – After more than three years of community organizing and leadership, advocates from the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) were thrilled to join Governor Pritzker, legislative champions, and other stakeholders today at the bill signing of comprehensive climate legislation (SB2408), the most equitable clean energy jobs bill of its kind in the nation. ICJC…

Read More

ICJC Applauds Senate Passage of Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (SB 2408)

Legislation ends automatic rate hikes, passes both chambers without giving Exelon the $5 billion they demanded SPRINGFIELD – After more than three years of grassroots community organizing and leadership by the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC), today the Illinois State Senate passed comprehensive climate legislation (SB2408), the most equitable clean energy jobs bill of its…

Read More

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Statement on Senate Bill 2408

“After more than three years of community collaboration, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition is proud to support this legislation that meaningfully addresses our climate emergency, takes bold action on creating equitable jobs all across the state, and enacts tough utility accountability measures including the end of automatic formula rate hikes. “Throughout recent negotiations, our diverse…

Read More

ICJC Statement on Comprehensive Climate and Equitable Jobs Bill

“The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition remains committed to legislation that meaningfully addresses our climate emergency, takes bold action on creating equitable jobs across the state, and enacts tough utility accountability measures. “We are encouraged by today’s progress and believe setting a specific timeline for decarbonization is a significant step forward. We look forward to continued…

Read More

Statement of the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition asking Governor and legislative leaders to meet as soon as possible to bring climate, energy, and equitable jobs bill across the finish line.

“The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition urges Governor JB Pritzker, Senate President Don Harmon and House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch to meet as soon as possible to bring an agreed upon climate, energy, and equitable jobs bill across the finish line for a vote in both chambers on Tuesday, August 31. “Recent talks have made substantial…

Read More

ICJC Letter to the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. Pritzker

The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition sent the following letter to the members of the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. JB Pritzker on August 2, 2021 regarding the status of energy negotiations and our efforts to pass a climate and equitable jobs bill: To Members of the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Pritzker: We write to…

Read More