Tim Cronin

July 16th Roundup: How Hot will the Bay State Get?

[Not a subscriber? Sign up here] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Carbon Pricing Receives Airing in Commonwealth Magazine: Last week the Commonwealth Magazine ran two opinion editorials on carbon pricing in Massachusetts. One authored by the Mass Fiscal Alliance, a shadowy dark money funded group known...

July 9th Roundup: Bernie Sanders & Carbon Pricing

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - “MetroWest lawmakers team up to combat climate change, focus on large buildings” (Cesareo Contreras, MetroWest Daily News): “A bill filed by state Sen. Becca Rausch, D-Needham, and state Rep. Maria Robinson,...

July 2nd Roundup: Mass. Coastal Waters Rapidly Warming

[Not a subscriber? Sign up here] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - GreenWorks Moving Fast Through Legislative Process: Continuing to navigate the complex legislative process at breakneck speed, Speaker DeLeo’s GreenWorks bill was reported favorably out of committee last week. The legislation, which seeks to spend $1.3 billion...

Where 2020 Democrats Stand on Carbon Pricing

As we head into the first set of 2020 Democratic primary debates on June 26th and 27th, we’ve compiled the candidates’ stances on carbon pricing. Carbon pollution pricing has emerged as a cornerstone climate policy proposal in recent years, gaining traction...

June 25th Roundup: Pope Francis & SEIU 32BJ announce carbon pricing support

[ Not a subscriber? Sign up here ] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Today on Beacon Hill: Over 25 bills relating to solar energy will receive a hearing today on Beacon Hill before the Joint Energy Committee. The hearing will begin at 1:00 PM in Hearing...

June 18th Roundup: Save the Bees

[Not a subscriber? Sign up here] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Today on Beacon Hill: Speaker DeLeo’s $1.3 billion GreenWorks bill (H.3846) gets a public hearing today along with 21 other bills before the Joint Energy Committee at 1:00pm in Hearing Room A-1. Governor Baker’s proposed real...

The Trump Climate Record 875 Days Later

It's been 875 days since Donald Trump was inaugurated President of the United States. From the moment he was elected president in November 2016, Donald Trump represented four years of lost potential in America’s fight to mitigate the climate crisis and...

June 11th Roundup: GreenWorks Bill Hearing Expected Next Week

[Not a subscriber? Sign up here] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - GreenWorks Bill Hearing Expected Next Week: Speaker DeLeo’s $1.3 billion GreenWorks bill (H.3846) is expected to receive a public hearing before the Joint Energy Committee at 2:00pm on June 18th. Governor Baker’s proposed real...

June 4th Roundup: All Eyes on South Shore Nuclear Reactor

[Not a subscriber? Sign up here] BEACON HILL HAPPENINGS - Environmental Committee hears EJ, drilling bills today: The Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture (ENRA) is hearing testimony on 11 bills, including legislation that would ban offshore drilling for oil...