Action Alerts

We post Action Alerts on our BLOG, but we are also listing them below so you can see them here all on one page.

HB 654/HB 1020 UPDATE – INDUSTRY WIRELESS BILLS TABLED FOR “INTERIM STUDY”

– HB 654 /HB 1020 UPDATES -INDUSTRY WIRELESS BILLS TABLED FOR “INTERIM STUDY”THANK YOU FOR YOUR RAPID RESPONSE PHONE CALLS AND EMAILS TO STATE DELEGATES!!!The Maryland House Economic Affairs Committee voted on March 11, 2019 to refer HB 654 for “interim study.” Bills referred for interim study will receive no further action before the next session – meaning that HBContinue reading →

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Montgomery County Residents Speaking Out! 5G and its small cell towers threaten public health. Implications for HB654/SB937 and HB1020/SP713 before the Maryland General Assembly

Ronald M. Powell, Ph.D  /  February 25, 2019 5G and its small cell towers threaten public health.  Implications for HB654/SB937 and HB1020/SP713 before the Maryland General Assembly. This message describes, as briefly as I can, the answers to the questions below.  Kindly read what interests you.  I present these comments as a retired U.S. GovernmentContinue reading →

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Democracy at Stake: Watch the Maryland General Assembly Hearing on HB 654

Still Time to Contact Maryland Reps (see below). House Economic Matters Committee Video link – Thursday, Feb. 21, at 1 pm in Annapolis Starting at about 2:28:45 House Economic Matters Committee Chair Dereck Davis, introducing his bill, HB 654. It’s worth listening to him to understand the remarkably un-democratic dynamics on this issue. He seemsContinue reading →

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Local Voices Should Speak Louder than ISPs (Common Cause Maryland)

Large wireless carriers like Verizon and AT&T are in the process of deploying the next generation of wireless broadband technology known as “5G.” 5G will use infrastructure called “small cells” that will be deployed on street lights, poles, buildings, and homes to boost wireless signals. Local communities through their elected officials have a lot ofContinue reading →

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SMALL CELL TOWER ALERT – URGE STATE REPS NOT TO GUT TAKOMA PARK PROTECTIONS!

SMALL CELL TOWER ALERT – URGE STATE REPS NOT TO GUT TAKOMA PARK PROTECTIONS! State of Maryland Bill HB 654 Would Severely Restrict Local Control of Cell Towers — Other Pending State Bills HB 1020 & HB 474 Also Undermine Local Control Please Call and Send Emails to Key State Legislators to Oppose These Bills.Continue reading →

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Montgomery County Residents Taking Action – Speak Out on HB654

As a longtime Montgomery County resident who is a retired U.S. government scientist does in the letter below: Subject: Please OPPOSE HB654 “Wireless Facilities – Installation and Regulation” February 16, 2019 Dear Members of the Economic Matters Committee of the Maryland House of Delegates, Please OPPOSE HB654 entitled “Wireless Facilities – Installation and Regulation”. http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2019RS/bills/hb/hb0654f.pdfContinue reading →

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