Mark
Morgenstein

Director of Media Relations, The Public Interest Network

Started on staff: 2017
B.S., Cornell University; M.B.A., Emory University
Mark leads The Public Interest Network’s national communications and media relations campaigns. Before joining The Public Interest Network, Mark worked at CNN for nearly 20 years, and taught writing classes for six years through the Turner Professional Development Center. Mark was the recipient of an Emmy Award, two Peabody Awards and a DuPont Award. Mark currently lives near Denver, Colo., with his wife and three children. He’s also a music fanatic who’s been lucky enough to interview many of his favorite artists.

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New report: Opportunities to move America forward together despite widespread political polarization

New report: Opportunities to move America forward together despite widespread political polarization

In the throes of a pandemic and simmering civil unrest, at the end of a contentious presidency and in the wake of years of unrelenting partisan gridlock in Congress, Americans of differing political views can struggle just to have civil conversations. But a new report from U.S. PIRG, Environment America and Frontier Group, Moving Forward Together, finds more common ground among the American public than the partisan nature of modern politics suggests, and highlights the urgent need to bring Americans together to solve problems. 

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House makes historic commitment to clean water

House makes historic commitment to clean water

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the “minibus #1” package of spending bills Friday afternoon. It included more than $11 billion in additional water infrastructure funding beyond the amount in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regular budget.  The package would dramatically improve efforts to prevent sewage overflows and contamination of drinking water by lead and other sources.

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