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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Responds to Synapse Energy Economics Audit

April 15, 2021

CONTACT aviva@strategygroup.com SPRINGFIELD – Today, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) issued the following statement in response to the Synapse Energy Economics report: “We applaud Governor Pritzker for requiring this independent audit, and putting consumers and the goal of 100% clean energy ahead of utility profits. The Synapse study proves there are many different ways…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Stands in Support with the AAPI Community

March 22, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition released the following statement in the wake of the recent shootings in Atlanta, GA: “The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition mourns the victims who were murdered in Atlanta and strongly condemns the swell of hatred that fueled this horrifying attack. We must not become numb or forget that racist words…

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Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) Passes House Energy & Environment Committee

March 15, 2021

Only comprehensive energy bill to combat climate change, create equitable jobs, and lower bills without bailouts for big utility and fossil fuel companies gains momentum SPRINGFIELD – In an important first step toward tackling the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, the racial and economic justice crisis, and utility corruption in Springfield, members of the Illinois…

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Illinois Legislative Leaders, Advocates Reintroduce Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA)

February 9, 2021

Biden climate leadership, clean energy champion Welch in Speaker’s chair bring momentum to combat climate change, create equitable jobs, and hold utilities accountable SPRINGFIELD – As Illinois faces an economic and public health crisis, a racial and economic justice crisis, and a crisis of utility corruption, leaders of the Illinois General Assembly and the Illinois…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Congratulates Speaker Welch on Historic Election

January 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2021 SPRINGFIELD – Following the election of a new Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition released this statement: “The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition congratulates State Representative Emanuel “Chris” Welch on his election as the next Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. As a…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Stands in Solidarity with Illinois Legislative Black Caucus

January 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2021 CONTACT Aviva Bowen – aviva@strategygroup.com SPRINGFIELD – Following the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus’s release of critical reform legislation, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition released this statement: “We are proud to stand with the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus as they work to address systemic racism and historic inequities in our state…

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Illinois Solar Incentive Programs Exhaust Funding, Solar Jobs Losses Expected

December 15, 2020

Passage of the Clean Energy Jobs Act would expand these programs and create new jobs Chicago, IL — Today, the Illinois Power Agency announced that the popular solar savings incentive known as the Adjustable Block Program (ABP) ran out of funding in the northern part of the state, immediately ending the rebate payment offered to…

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POLL: OVER 70% SAY PASS CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT NOW

October 14, 2020

Voters in Key Senate Districts Back Clean Energy Jobs Act Because It Provides Thousands of Jobs in Communities Most Impacted by Pandemic Chicago — A new poll shows that over 70% of Illinois voters in key state Senate Districts support the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) because it is the only comprehensive, equitable clean energy…

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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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