GrowSmart Maine Testimony 2021

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Legislative Testimony

Equality

Support of LD 2, An Act to Require the Inclusion of Racial Impact Statements in the Legislative Process

Support of LD 1555, An Act To Fund Broadband Internet Infrastructure for Marginalized Groups in the Stat

Support of LD 1682, An Act to Require Consideration of Climate and Equity Impacts by the Public Utilities Commission

Climate/Energy

Support of LD 201, An Act To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Promote Weatherization in the Buildings Sector by Extending the Sunset Date for the Historic Property Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Support of LD 1579, An Act To Transition State and Local Motor  Vehicle Fleets to 100 Percent Zero-emission Vehicles  

Support of LD 1682, An Act to Require Consideration of Climate and Equity Impacts by the Public Utilities Commission

Support for LD 1752,  Resolve, To Analyze the Impact of Sea Level Rise

Broadband

Support of LD 221, Support of ConnectMaine Funding in Biennial Budget

Support of LD 1235, An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Connect Maine with a World-class Internet Infrastructure

Support of LD 1555, An Act To Fund Broadband Internet Infrastructure for Marginalized Groups in the State

Support of Tim Schneider’s nomination for the Maine Connectivity Authority

Housing

Support of LD 609, Resolve To Establish a Commission To Increase Housing Opportunities in Maine by Studying Zoning and Land Use Restrictions

Support of LD 1240, Resolve To Review Barriers to Regional Solutions for Housing Choices

Support of LD 1246, Resolve To Study Best Practices and Different Area Needs for Development of Affordable Homes and Expanding Home Ownership in Maine Communities

Support of LD 1257, To Encourage Inclusionary Zoning in Municipalities by Increasing Revenue Sharing

Support of LD 1312, An Act To Remove Barriers to Accessory Dwelling Units and Allow Accessory Dwelling Units where Single-family Houses Are Allowed

Support of LD 1530, “An Act to Allow People to Live in Tiny Houses As a Primary  or Accessory Dwelling

Historic Preservation

Regarding Proposed Parameters for OPEGA Full Tax Expenditure Review of Maine Historic Property Rehabilitation Tax Credit, in collaboration with MEREDA

Support of LD 201, An Act To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Promote Weatherization in the Buildings Sector by Extending the Sunset Date for the Historic Property Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Regional/Land Use Planning

Support of the Governor’s Change Package to LD 221 Part A, Section 1 of LD 221, Exec Dept (p 62)

Support of LD 446,  An Act to Reestablish the State Planning Office

Neither for Nor Against LD 462, “An Act to Reexamine the Relationship among County, Municipal and State Governments”

Support of LD 1694, An Act To Create the Maine Redevelopment Land Bank Authority

Budget and Bonds

Support of LD 221, Support of ConnectMaine Funding in Biennial Budget

Support of the Governor’s Change Package to LD 221 Part A, Section 1 of LD 221, Exec Dept (p 62)

Support of LD 983, An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Conservation, Working Waterfronts, Water Access and Outdoor Recreation

Support of LD 1094, An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Reduce Homeowner and Municipal Energy Bills through Increased Efficiency and Weatherization Projects

Support of LD 1733, An Act To Provide Allocations for the Distribution of State
Fiscal Recovery Funds

State Agency Testimony