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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Clean School Bus Act, which would create a new program providing $1 billion dollars over 5 years to replace diesel school buses with electric ones. The bill is co-led by Representative Tony Cárdenas (CA-29). In the Senate, the bill is led by Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (NV) and Patty Murray (WA).
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05), Senator Kamala Harris (CA), and Congressmembers Julia Brownley (CA-26), Jim Costa (CA-16), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Mike Levin (CA-49), Jim Himes (CT-04), and John Larson (CT-01) introduced H.R. 3973, the Clean School Bus Act. This legislation would provide $1 billion to help school districts across the country replace traditional school buses with electric ones.
It should be basic that we do not make children breathe dirty air in order to get to school. Yet, that is what our kids have had to do for decades while travelling on old, polluting school buses.
Washington – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.