For Immediate Release
Green Groups Support People’s Budget
WASHINGTON - Friends of the Earth and 15 groups sent a letter to the House in support of the Congressional Progressive Caucus alternative budget. The annual People’s Budget would price carbon, end Big Oil subsidies, and increase overall social and environmental spending.
Friends of the Earth Climate and Energy Campaigner Lukas Ross issued the following statement:
Once again, the Congressional Progressive Caucus has released a budget that Friends of the Earth is proud to endorse. The People’s Budget is exactly the sort of ambitious thinking we need to confront the climate crisis and keep fossil fuels in the ground. From reining in Big Oil to investing in renewables, the People’s Budget is hands down the greenest budget in Washington.
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