RELEASE: Clean Energy Manufacturing Fights Climate Change, Increases U.S. Competitiveness, and Creates Jobs

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of President Barack Obama’s speech on Tuesday laying out his action plan to address the harmful effects of climate change, the Center for American Progress released a report today showing how clean energy manufacturing hubs can flight climate change, increase U.S. competitiveness, and create jobs. Throughout our country’s history,...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Melanie Hart on U.S. Indictment in AMSC-Sinovel IPR Battle

Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Justice indicted Chinese wind manufacturer Sinovel for trade secret theft. Extensive FBI investigations have revealed that the Chinese company stole proprietary intellectual property from its American partner AMSC (formerly American Superconductor Corporation) and then sold the stolen technology to U.S. customers in the state of Massachusetts. Melanie...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Angela Kelley on Senate Passage of S. 744

Washington, D.C. — Following today's landmark Senate passage of S. 744, the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act," Angela Maria Kelley, Vice President for Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: Today’s historic 68-32 Senate vote on immigration reform fast-forwards the prospects for robust legislation reaching the president’s desk....

RELEASE: CAP Experts Analyze Historic Supreme Court Rulings on DOMA and Prop 8

Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress released several products reacting to the Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act case, United States v. Windsor, and California’s Proposition 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry. Today’s rulings affirm that all loving and committed couples who marry deserve equal respect and treatment under the...

ADVISORY: Twitter Town Hall on DOMA and Immigration Reform with Sandra Fluke, LGBT & Immigration Activists and Experts

Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, June 27, attorney and social justice advocate Sandra Fluke will join immigration activists and experts for a Twitter Town Hall to discuss the Supreme Court's DOMA decision and the impact the decision will have on binational couples and the ongoing immigration reform debate in Congress. WHO: Moderator: Sharita Gruberg, Policy...

ADVISORY: New Speakers, Including Govs. Sandoval, O’Malley, and Granholm, Added to “National Clean Energy Summit 6.0″

Las Vegas, NV — “National Clean Energy Summit 6.0: Energizing Tomorrow” is pleased to announce additional speakers and panelists at the annual summit at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on August 13, 2013. Govs. Brian Sandoval (R-NV), Martin O’Malley (D-MD), and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) will participate in a special panel,...