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Reverend Keith Bailey is about to lose his church because of an erroneous water bill. Two bills being considered in the Maryland Senate would prevent this from happening
Advocates say that the bill, passed unanimously by the House of Delegates, will help protect elderly minorities who are most affected by tax sales
Mary Grant of Food and Water Watch says the package won’t yield water cost savings and will obstruct local efforts to make water more affordable
In a panel discussion, activists pushed back against onerous collections methods like tax sales and water shut-offs, and suggested an income-based water billing system to help pay for Baltimore’s necessary infrastructure investments
WATCH LIVE: National webcast to launch Off Fossil Fuels WHEN: Saturday, May 13, 4:30 pm EST Featuring: Food & Water Action Fund leaders, including Executive Director Wenonah Hauter, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, President and CEO, Hip Hop Caucus, Rita Collins, National Nurses United and Anti-fossil fuel activist leaders from across the country, sharing local victory stories…
Jorge Aguilar of Food & Water Watch says that the city should instead opt for income-based water service billing in order to fund new infrastructure
Last week, activists in Washington, DC brought several questions to lawmakers in the nation’s capital. Among them: Did Governor Brown’s sister, who sits on the board of a San Diego-based natural gas utilities company, influence a 74-day delay in California’s response to the Los Angeles gas leak?