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Greenlining to FCC: Stop the New Redlining, Protect Net Neutrality

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) WASHINGTON – In formal comments filed today with the Federal Communications Commission, The Greenlining Institute and six other groups urged the FCC to stop the “new redlining” and protect network neutrality by reclassifying broadband…
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New Report: Covered California’s Big Enrollment Numbers Mask Problems

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Covered California, the state health insurance exchange created under the Affordable Care Act, deserves credit for strong enrollment numbers in its first year but must act to correct serious…
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NAACP, Greenlining Institute Urge Congress to Back Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758(cell) WASHINGTON – The Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion, created by the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, need backing from Congress to play an effective role in making our financial system more responsive…
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Greenlining Institute Applauds SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet’s Focus on Diverse Entrepreneurs

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) WASHINGTON – Policy experts at The Greenlining Institute applauded Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet’s priorities announced today in remarks at the Center for American Progress. After strongly supporting Administrator Contreras-Sweet’s nomination, the Greenlining…
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Telecom, Utility Diversity Programs Set Standard for Silicon Valley

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Ongoing efforts by California utility and telecommunications companies to diversify their supplier networks set a new record last year, generating over $8.5 billion in contracts with businesses owned by…
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Greenlining Urges CA Public Utilities Commission: Don’t OK Comcast/Time Warner Deal

Contact: Paul Goodman, Greenlining Institute Legal Counsel 510-898-2053; 831-325-8600 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO – In a protest being filed today with the California Public Utilities Commission, The Greenlining Institute urges the CPUC not to approve the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, arguing that…
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