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ADVOCATES ANNOUNCE STRENGTHENED CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT TO AID IN COVID RECOVERY & CALL FOR REFORMS OF COMED, ALL UTILITIES

August 5, 2020

CEJA Would Create Thousands of Jobs, Billions of Clean Energy Private Investment & End Utility Handouts Chicago — As Illinois faces an economic and public health crisis, a racial and economic justice crisis, and a crisis of utility corruption, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition announced a strengthened version of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA),…

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POLL: 82% OF ILLINOISANS SUPPORT CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT

May 28, 2020

Media Contact: Maura Possley (708) 369-7090, maura@boycepossley.com Clean Energy Jobs Act Would Aid in COVID Recovery, Providing Thousands of Jobs in  Communities Across Illinois Without Raising Taxes or Electric Bills Chicago — A new poll shows that 82% of Illinois voters support the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA), the comprehensive clean energy legislation that would…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Testifies Before Lawmakers on Need for Equity in Energy Economy

March 6, 2020

Clean Energy Jobs Act Would Create Economic Opportunities & Jobs in Communities that Need Them The Most  CHICAGO — Members of the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition testified today in a legislative hearing about the need to include equitable economic opportunities in communities across Illinois in energy legislation under consideration this spring. Testifying today before the…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Testifies Before Lawmakers on Record Electricity Increase Under New Trump Fossil Fuel Bailout

February 21, 2020

Clean Energy Jobs Act Would Avoid $864 Million Rate Hike, Reduce Bills & Create Clean Energy Job Opportunities Across Illinois CHICAGO — Members of the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition testified today in a legislative hearing hearing about a bailout of the fossil fuel industry recently delivered by appointees of President Trump. The move threatens  northern…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition to Deliver 23,000 Petitions of Support for Clean Energy in Chicago

January 27, 2020

CHICAGO — This morning, on the eve of legislative session, dozens of activists delivered petitions from 23,000 Illinois residents to Governor Pritzker’s Offices in Chicago and Springfield supporting the passage of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) this spring. CEJA is a comprehensive bill that puts Illinois on a path to a carbon-free electric sector,…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition to Deliver 23,000 Petitions of Support for Clean Energy Jobs Act in Springfield

January 27, 2020

SPRINGFIELD — This morning, dozens of activists delivered petitions from 23,000 Illinois residents to Governor Pritzker’s Offices in Springfield and Chicago supporting the passage of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) during the spring legislative session. CEJA is a comprehensive bill that puts Illinois on a path to a carbon-free electric sector, lowers electricity costs,…

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Illinois Consumers To Face Record Increase In Electricity Bills Unless Legislature Blocks New Trump-Backed Fossil Fuels Bailout

January 21, 2020

Bill pending in Illinois General Assembly would quash the threat of an $864 million increase on Northern IL Customers CHICAGO — Clean energy legislation pending before the General Assembly stands as the only viable alternative to an explosive increase in electricity costs—believed to be the largest in state history—for millions of Illinois consumers, following a…

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POWER BILLS TO BALLOON BY $864 MILLION IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNLESS STATE TAKES ACTION

December 19, 2019
Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition

Decision by Two Trump Appointees Today Could Lead to Largest Increase Ever for 3.65 Million Illinois Electricity Customers A federal ruling today will increase Illinois power bills by $864 million – believed to be the largest electricity increase in state history – unless the General Assembly takes immediate action to offset the controversial ruling by…

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CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS CALL ON LEGISLATURE TO PASS CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT

November 13, 2019

For Immediate Release Nov. 13, 2019 Media Contact: Maura Possley maura@boycepossley.com 708-369-7090 City Council Members Support CEJA to Create Clean Energy Jobs in Communities of Color & Counties across  Illinois Chicago — The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition today applauded members of the Chicago City Council for their support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA)…

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ILLINOIS CLEAN JOBS COALITION DETAILS $39 BILLION IN STATE ECONOMIC BENEFITS UNDER CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT

October 29, 2019

For Immediate Release Oct. 28, 2019 Media Contact: Maura Possley maura@boycepossley.com 708-369-7090 Coalition Releases CEJA Economic Impact Report That Also Finds Legislation Will Create $6 Billion in New State & Local Tax Revenue & $1.5 Billion Annually in Direct Local Workforce Investment Chicago — The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition today released an economic impact report…

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The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition is launching an open conversation to explore how communities across Illinois can benefit from the clean energy economy. Listen. Lead. Share. We need your voice!