People’s Action Endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia Governor’s Race

Co-Director George Goehl Calls the Candidate Virginia’s Antidote to a Dangerous Profit-Before-People-And-Planet Ideology WASHINGTON – People’s Action, a national alliance of grassroots organizations, announced May 19 that it is endorsing Tom Perriello in the Virginia Democratic primary for governor. The endorsement means that People’s Action will mobilize volunteers and other resources to inform voters that […]

Trump’s Executive Order On Climate Is “Life-Threatening,” Says People’s Action Climate Justice Organizer

WASHINGTON – The Clean Power Plan, which would reduce emissions from U.S. power plants 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, is the latest target of President Trump’s effort to eventually destroy President Obama’s programs to address climate change. Trump not only wants to cut the Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31 percent and cut […]

“Uncompromising Opposition” to Sen. Jeff Sessions As Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Isaiah J. Poole, director of communications for People’s Action, issued the following statement in light of President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general: “The nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general is one more way the Trump administration shows its racist, xenophobic, homophobic and […]