Advocates have long sought the creation of a Civilian Climate Corps to tackle the climate crisis and create jobs.
Republicans have dropped a proposal to increase funding for the IRS from the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
The PRO Act is a sweeping pro-union bill championed by the labor movement for its strong worker protections.
The second infrastructure bill would expand Medicare and add millions of new jobs.
Sanders characterized the new agreement as “the most significant piece of legislation … since the Great Depression.”
Several GOP senators now say they’re wary of the bipartisan infrastructure proposal, leaving it in limbo.
Progressives emphasize recent climate emergencies in a letter to House leaders calling for urgent action on the crisis.
Sunrise NYC welcomed the promise as a “monumental moment for the climate movement and beyond!”
Even after getting caught wrongly asserting the climate crisis wasn’t real, Johnson still claimed he’s not a “denier.”
Flawed buildings can be fixed and lives can be saved, but only if authorities choose to act.