Massachusetts and New York Look To Make Affordable Housing Broadband Ready

Date: 4 Apr 2024 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Massachusetts and New York officials hope to entice affordable housing property owners with new grant programs that would pay the retrofitting costs to expand high-speed Internet connectivity into decades-old affordable housing developments.… Read More

Community Power Wins and Losses in 2023

Date: 3 Apr 2024 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The decisions of state legislatures have big consequences for how communities drive clean energy access and hold utilities accountable. This post breaks down how the policies that states passed last year impacted ILSR’s 2024 Community Power Scorecard.… Read More

Sponsor Info: 8th Annual National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

Date: 3 Apr 2024 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Support the 9th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum. Contributions will primarily cover our scholarship fund and prioritize equitable access to forum events, as well as our networking reception, printed agendas/materials, and other direct expenses.
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In The American Prospect: Pandemic-Era Corporate Bullying

Date: 27 Mar 2024 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In a new study, the Federal Trade Commission found that big retailers threatened to punish suppliers unless they got first dibs on food and household goods during the pandemic. Ron Knox explains it in The American Prospect, and recommends what the agency should do next.… Read More

On More Perfect Union: What Dollar General Doesn’t Want You to Know

Date: 25 Mar 2024 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Dollar General is stealing from its customers. It’s a major scam that’s siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars from the poorest people in America. In a new More Perfect Union video, Stacy Mitchell explains how the chain’s business models rips people off.… Read More

The 2024 Community Power Scorecard

Date: 20 Mar 2024 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Communities can do a lot to advance energy democracy, but some tools must be granted by state policy. This annual scorecard from ILSR’s Energy Democracy Initiative surveys a suite of 18 policies that help or hinder local clean energy action.… Read More

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