Indivisible groups push Hogan to commit Maryland to Paris Agreement

Members of Maryland's federal delegation, including Representatives Cummings (MD-7), Ruppersberger (MD-2), and Sarbanes (MD-3) recently issued a joint statement asking Governor Hogan speak out against the President's decision to pull the US out the Paris agreement. Both Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz have issued commitments to honor the Paris … Continue reading Indivisible groups push Hogan to commit Maryland to Paris Agreement

BMore Indivisible submits public comment opposing HUD deregulation

By law, all Federal agencies must solicit public comments before implementing major changes in regulations. BMore Indivisible submitted a public comment today opposing implementation of President Trump's wide-reaching Executive Orders 13771 and 13777 directing broad deregulation across federal agencies, including Housing and Urban Development (HUD). With the guidance on policy from the Public Justice Center, … Continue reading BMore Indivisible submits public comment opposing HUD deregulation

Op-ed: Immigration screenings at jails in Baltimore County will weaken public safety

Indivisible Towson member┬áPeta N. Richkus writes an op-ed in The Towson Flyer opposing Baltimore County Council Bill No. 32-17, which would require that the county join the federal program 287(g) to screen people detained in county jails for their immigration status and cooperate with ICE authorities in any potential deportation efforts. He argues that by … Continue reading Op-ed: Immigration screenings at jails in Baltimore County will weaken public safety

Op-ed: Trump’s ‘Infrastructure Week’ is Indivisible’s first true test

7th Congressional District Indivisible member Vinnie Bevivino writes in an op-ed posted on Medium.com that Trump's so-called "Infrastructure Week" will be the Indivisible movement's first true test. He argues that unlike most of the previous issues of opposition for Indivisible, such as the Muslim Ban or Trumpcare, infrastructure is an issue with broad bi-partisan support, … Continue reading Op-ed: Trump’s ‘Infrastructure Week’ is Indivisible’s first true test

Baltimore County Indivisible groups oppose bill to participate in ICE deportation program

Indivisible Towson, Catonsville Indivisible, Indivisible North Baltimore County, and others worked with CASA, ACLU of Maryland, and Together We Will - Baltimore Area to raise opposition to Baltimore County Council Bill 32-17 which would require correctional facilities to participate in the federal program 287(g), enlisting those facilities in ICE deportation efforts. Yesterday they participated in … Continue reading Baltimore County Indivisible groups oppose bill to participate in ICE deportation program

Joint letter on appointment of prosecutor to investigate Trump ties with Russia

Last week, BMore Indivisible wrote to Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen urging them to do more in response to Comey's firing. Today, a total of *ten* Baltimore-area Indivisible groups have now signed on to our request that both senators publicly commit to blocking or delaying Senate business until a special prosecutor is … Continue reading Joint letter on appointment of prosecutor to investigate Trump ties with Russia

Indivisibles submit public comments to EPA opposing deregulation

All Federal agencies must solicit public comments before implementing major changes in regulations. BMore Indivisible submitted a public comment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opposing Trump's sweeping Executive Order 13777 which guts long-established environmental protections and threatens the health of the Chesapeake Bay. With the help of Indivisible Baltimore, a web form was created … Continue reading Indivisibles submit public comments to EPA opposing deregulation