Tag: John Sarbanes

GreenLaurel: Big Towson Solar Install is Win For Seniors, Job Seekers and Climate

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GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic and Constellation volunteers worked side-by-side to install 300 solar panels on St. Ambrose’s Aigburth Vale Senior Community.

We’ve been fishing for stories that spotlight Baltimore’s sustainability partnerships that bring together teams from public, private and nonprofit sectors. From Civic Works’ solar job training to cleaning up the Inner Harbor, many partnerships are making Baltimore better.

On the St. Ambrose Aigburth Vale Senior Community’s rooftop in Towson last week, yet another great partnership was at work. It was there that Maryland Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes, Constellation solar volunteers and GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic solar trainees gathered to outfit the building with a sustainable supply of energy.

Van Hollen Wins Senate Race, and Other Md. Congressional Results: Liveblog

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Maryland's new Senate lineup, Courtesy Sen. Ben Cardin
Maryland’s new Senate lineup, Courtesy Sen. Ben Cardin

Maryland voters turned out in high volume for today’s general election. While much of the focus was on their pick for the nation’s 45th president, plenty of others were waiting to see who will represent the state in Congress. We have your results here.

Can the ‘Government By the People Act’ Get Congress Out of Sweaty Call Centers?

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Representative John Sarbanes is traveling coast-to-coast pitching his small donor reform bill the Government by the People Act.
Representative John Sarbanes is traveling coast-to-coast pitching his small donor campaign reform bill, the Government by the People Act.

We caught up with Congressman John Sarbanes (D-03) to learn about his Government by the People Act, congressional telemarketing call centers, and why he thinks Bernie Sanders’s campaign gives him hope that the U.S. is ready for campaign finance reform. Introduced in 2014 on Citizen United’s fifth anniversary, the Government by the People Act aims to make everyday Americans just as powerful as wealthy campaign donors. 

Change the Way Kids Eat, Baltimore! Starting Next Monday —

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Check out the “Healthy Meals for Kids Celebratory Event” at the grand opening of KidzTable – Monday, October 22, 2012: 12:30 p.m. Easy information after the jump!

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