Statement : Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
March 25, 2021 Statement
"By their very nature, many of these organizations, like museums and performing arts groups, are inherently dependent on interaction with their consumers. Workers in these industries have faced high unemployment, disrupted programming, reduced funding streams, and a challenging decision of when and how to reopen safely for their customers and their employees."
Chair Pingree Statement at Wood Innovation: Sustainable Forest Products to Reinvigorate Rural Economies HearingMarch 23, 2021 Statement
"Innovations in sustainable, climate-friendly products could reinvigorate a sector hit hard by reduced demand for certain traditional wood products like pulp and paper. The emerging market for climate-friendly products is an opportunity to promote rural job growth."