Media Advisory: Summer Lee, Green New Deal Legislators Host Press Conference to Mark the Resolution’s 4th Anniversary

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MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TODAY THURSDAY, April 20th
Contact: Emilia.Rowland 330.212.2065

TODAY:

Summer Lee, Green New Deal Legislators Host Press Conference to Mark the Resolution’s 4th Anniversary

Ro Khanna, Summer Lee, Sen. Markey, to Introduce Green New Deal For Health 

Washington (April 19, 2023) – During Earth Week and on the four-year anniversary of the Green New Deal Resolution, Representative Summer Lee (PA-12) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) will reintroduce the resolution at a press conference at the Senate Swamp on THURSDAY, April 20th at 12:00 PMLee will also join Senator to announce new legislation focused on tackling the intersecting climate and public health crises.

The lawmakers will be joined by Green New Deal members of Congress and labor, health, climate, and justice advocates to celebrate the intersectional coalition’s achievement in getting the Inflation Reduction Act passed—the federal government’s largest-ever investment in climate and clean energy—while outlining the fight ahead to deliver a just, Green New Deal future that upholds the promise of the resolution and the movement that it inspired. 

WHO: 

— Senator Edward J. Markey 

—Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

—Representative Ro Khanna

—Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07)

—Representative Greg Casar (TX-35)

—Representative Jamaal Bowman (NY-16)

—Representative Summer Lee (PA-12) 

—Representative Maxwell Frost (FL-10)

—Representative Delia Ramirez (IL-03)

—Representative Robert Garcia (CA-42)

—Representative Becca Balint (VT)

—Kaniela Ing, National Director of the Green New Deal Network

—Sara Nelson, President of Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

—Dr. Colleen Achong, SEIU Healthcare, Committee of Interns and Residents

—Jacqui Patterson, Executive Director of the Chisholm Legacy Project and Climate Justice Alliance member


WHEN: THURSDAY, April 20th at 12:00 PM

WHERE: Senate Swamp, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.  

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