Congresswoman Sara Jacobs Signs On As Original Co-Sponsor of the Green New Deal
Washington, D.C., April 20, 2021 | Karla Alvarado (202-821-2240)
Today, the Green New Deal resolution was officially filed, with Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (D-CA-53) as an original co-sponsor. The Green New Deal resolution formally calls upon Congress to recognize the impacts of climate change and launch a full-scale mobilization to reduce emissions, improve resilience and sustainability, and to create good-paying jobs in an equitable manner. The Green New Deal gives lawmakers a clear set of goals and objectives and provides a blueprint for positive change.
Congresswoman Sara Jacobs released the following statement:
“I am proud to be an original co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and to represent a generation that is taking on climate change with the urgency it deserves. Now is the time to take action — to protect our planet and our future and to build a more just and livable society for everyone.