Last night, Women In Solar Energy (WISE) held their annual event called #NationWISE at LeChon in Portland. This event was held simultaneously in 15 cities nationally to connect women in the local solar industry to discuss issues meaningful to them and to help women enter and grow in the local solar market.
The legislature is beginning to enter its final phase. You can tell because the pace, which has been frantic from the start, gets even more frantic. There are also official signals - for example, a memo from the Speaker of the House saying that hearings on bills can be scheduled with one hour's notice, a sure sign that the legislative leadership is trying to herd the process toward a conclusion.
The legislative session continues to race along. We’re now approaching the half-way point. Last week was a whirlwind and next week promises to be more of the same.
Before we get to those, did you see the action alert this week? It asked folks to contact their state representative and urge a YES vote on HB 4036, which will be up for a vote today. Didn’t get a chance to do that? You still can….just do it before 10am on Monday morning. Calls or e-mails are both great.Read more
Here is a look at HB 4036, HB 4037 and SB1572.
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