Lorig in the News

June 2022

  • Read Lorig's bill to improve energy efficiency for low-income Marylanders (Maryland Matters)

April 2022

  • Read Lorig's bill to create safer streets (WTOP)

  • Read Lorig's advocacy for pedestrian safety (NBC 4)

March 2022

  • Read Lorig’s bill to modernize Maryland's electric grid (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s bill to ban the declawing cats (The Washington Post)

  • Read Lorig's bill to help low-income residents save energy (Utility Dive)

  • Read Lorig's effort to improve pedestrian safety (Maryland Matters)

February 2022

  • Read Lorig’s effort to reduce police interactions in crisis situations (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig's bill to improve Maryland's distribution grids (Maryland Matters)

 

January 2022

  • Read Lorig’s effort to address increasing food insecurity in Maryland (Maryland Matters)

November 2021

  •  Read Lorig’s effort to help struggling businesses hurt by Purple Line construction (WTOP)

  • Read Lorig’s effort to help struggling businesses hurt by Purple Line construction (WDVM)

  • Read Lorig’s effort to provide Medical Debt Relief for low-income families (ABC- Channel 47)

  • Read Lorig and 537 state legislators from 47 states calling for more ambitious climate goals (Maryland Matters) 

September 2021

  • Read Lorig’s proposal to change State Business Improvement District (BID) law (Bethesda Magazine)

  • Read Lorig’s proposal to change State Business Improvement District (BID) law (Source of the Spring)

August 2021

  • Read Lorig’s successful “Power In The Park” event in Langley Park (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s advocacy for clean energy within PJM, the US's biggest electrical grid (Bloomberg Magazine)

July 2021

  • Read Legal battle to preserve Maryland’s unemployment benefits program, supported by Lorig’s bill (Maryland Matters)

June 2021

  • Read Lorig’s work to extend Maryland’s unemployment benefits program as Hogan ends federal program (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s efforts to address the “shift in the face of hunger” (WTOP)

May 2021

  • Read Lorig’s bill to promote geothermal energy in Maryland (Maryland Matters)

April 2021

  • Read Lorig’s bill to pass an organics diversion mandate (Waste Dive)

  • Read Lorig’s bill to connect people to health insurance when they file for unemployment insurance (State of Reform)

March 2021

  • Read Lorig’s bill to make the Maryland Unemployment Insurance system more transparent, efficient, accessible, and consumer-friendly (Baltimore Sun)

  • Read Lorig’s bill to create guardrails in hospital debt collection practices so no one faces financial ruin because they get sick (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s medical debt protection bill passes the House of Delegates unanimously (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s bill requiring the Public Service Commission to consider climate and labor in their decision-making (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s Op-Ed on the need to reform how the region's electrical grid operator, PJM, manages our energy supply to use more renewable energy (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Watch Lorig’s bill to fix Maryland’s broken Unemployment Insurance Program (WBAL-TV)

February 2021

  • See Lorig’s Medical Debt Protection bill (WMAR-TV)

  • Hear Lorig’s Medical Debt Protection bill (WBAL-Radio)

  • Hear Lorig’s Medical Debt Protection bill (WYPR-Radio)

  • Watch Lorig’s bill to fix Maryland’s broken Unemployment Insurance program (WJZ-TV Baltimore)

January 2021

  • Read Lorig’s advocacy to make sure the regional transmission organization (PJM) acts quickly to add renewables into our grid (Utility Dive)

December 2020

  • Read Lorig’s work to “to connect struggling residents with utility relief program”  (WTOP)

  • Read Fines for Washington Gas in the Flower Branch Apartment catastrophe (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Fines for Washington Gas in the Flower Branch Apartment catastrophe (WTOP)

  • Read Fines for Washington Gas in the Flower Branch Apartment catastrophe (Washington Post)

  • Read Lorig and others fighting against federal efforts to undermine state clean energy policy (Utility Dive)

November 2020

  • Read Lorig's advocacy to help struggling Marylanders access affordable health care (Baltimore Sun)

  • Read Lorig canvassing in PA for Biden/Harris (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig and Del. Fisher on Indigenous People’s Day (Maryland Matters)

August 2020

  • Read Lorig's Op-Ed  “A Just Recovery for MD — COVID, Climate and the Economy” (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig’s call for stronger utility regulation after Flower Branch explosion  (WTOP)

July 2020

  • Hear Lorig and the natural gas pipeline to the Eastern Shore (WAMU)

May 2020

  • Read Lorig pushing for Washington Gas to be accountable for the Flower Branch Explosion (Maryland Matters)

  • Read Lorig's efforts to protect Maryland’s offshore wind program from federal assault (Utility Dive)

  • Read Lorig's attempt to roll back federal assault on Maryland's clean energy goals (Utility Dive)

  • Read Lorig’s Op-Ed on Farmers Markets’ importance for food security during pandemic (Baltimore Sun)

March 2020

  • Read Lorig’s effort for more aid for low income individuals achieve Energy Efficiency stalled by COVID (Utility Dive)

  • Read Lorig’s proposal for a “Luxury Tax” to fund Maryland Public Schools (Maryland Matters)

February 2020

  • Read Lorig’s bill to protect consumers from Medical Debt (Maryland Matters)

  • Hear Lorig and the General Assembly's Running Caucus (WAMU)

January 2020

  • Watch Lorig’s Zero Waste legislation (WBAL-TV)