Senator Jim Rosapepe (Democrat, College Park) defending tidy …

All of us understand the realities.

President Trump believes environment modification is a Chinese scam. And he called Exxon’s CEO his Secretary of State and Texas’ Rick Perry his Secretary of Energy.

Trump: Good for oil tasks in Texas and coal tasks in West Virginia.

Bad for Maryland. Trump’s strategies threaten countless solar and wind energy tasks, developed here over the last few years with the assistance of the Obama administration.

These are well-paid blue collar tasks of the 21 st Century. Jobs which cannot be exported to China, in growing markets.

These tasks were developed by personal– and public– financial investment and by state law needing energies to purchase tidy energy.

That’s why, when Governor Hogan banned the Clean Energy Jobs Act (which improves financial investment in solar and wind), the legislature bypassed his veto.