U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled on Thursday legislation as part of their Green New Deal that provides $180 billion over 10 years to cut carbon dioxide emission from public housing through the use of solar panels and renewable energy resources.
Sanders said the legislation would "make public housing in America for two million people more energy efficient, safer and more comfortable." AOC said it would "decarbonize the entire public housing stock" in the U.S. The legislation presented by the two Democrats would reduce carbon emissions equivalent to taking one million cars off the roads.
In 2019, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez complained that she and leftist allies were being placed on a blacklist by Democratic Party regulars. Now, according to the Washington Examiner, she wants to be the one making the list. Earlier this week AOC asked if anyone was keeping a list of Trump "sycophants" for future use. Ocasio-Cortez has apparently changed her position on lists since she is not the target.
The Democrats won back the White House. But, you wouldn't know that by the way Democratic leaders are acting. Leaders in the party are sniping and taking shots at each other over their humiliating losses in House and Senate. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed party leaders in the NY Times for relying on "magical thinking" rather than changing power dynamics. “Every single [member] that rejected my help is losing and now they’re blaming us for the loss.” Politico's John F.
Wall Street banks and their employees have been leaning further left in recent years, increasing the proportion of cash allocated to Democrats. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has dramatically outpaced Republican President Donald Trump in raising funds from the banking industry ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Rosanna Philpott explains why.
Romania's industrial Jiu Valley has been tied to fluctuations in the fortunes of coal for a century and a half. But soon the coal will be gone. Is the EU's help to make the transition going to be enough to provide a worthwhile and sutainable future for its residents?View on euronews
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[NFA] President-elect Biden was formally given the go-ahead by a key federal agency to begin his transition to the White House, shortly after Michigan certified him as the state's winner. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Wisconsin's governor on Friday extended a statewide mask mandate despite a legal challenge from conservatives, renewing an emergency health order requiring face coverings in public spaces to curb an alarming surge in COVID-19 infections. Fred Katayama reports.