ASHEVILLE CITY COUNCIL has officially endorsed the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act
The hard work from a couple of our chapter members on this effort has paid off, and Asheville City Council has endorsed our bill, H.R. 763. Now it’s time to show the Council some gratitude, and we need your help! Will you take a moment to call them or write a note and say thanks?
Here is a list of the Council Members who voted for the resolution, and their contact info:
Mayor Esther E. Manheimer
828-259-5600 – email@example.com
Vice Mayor and Councilwoman Gwen Wisler
828-333-1767 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Councilman Vijay Kapoor
828-424-7773 – email@example.com
Councilwoman Julie Mayfield
828-271-4544 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Councilwoman Sheneika Smith
704-401-9104 – email@example.com
Councilman Keith Young
828-407-1181 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you very much for supporting the passage of the Council’s resolution supporting HR 763, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019. I believe this is the first/best step our nation can take to address the climate crisis. Climate solutions much be a bridge issue, rather than a wedge issue, between the parties. Your support of this resolution aids Citizens Climate Lobby members like me in continuing our work for a livable world.
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