Public Statements

Representing the voice of our membership, Progressive Cheverly has sent letters to our elected officials, delivered testimony and issued public statements on a variety of policy issues.

October 2017: Progressive Cheverly endorses Fair Elections Campaign in Prince George's County

September 2017: Progressive Cheverly condemns white supremacy and anti-semitism in Charlottesville

June 2017: Letter on the Proposed Concrete Batching Plant in Bladensburg

June 2017: Progressive Cheverly opposes U.S. withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

May, 2016 Progressive Cheverly's Letter and Testimony statement concerning Wal-Mart expansion  Progressive Cheverly has written the County Planning Board (letter) and testified before the Planning Board (testimony) objecting to the proposed expansion of the Wal-Mart facility because of the opportunities lost to benefit the community and the adverse impact of growing such a poorly-operated neighbor.

November, 2015 Progressive Cheverly's Letter to Governor Hogan concerning Syrian refugees  Progressive Cheverly is proud to work with thirty-nine other Maryland organizations encouraging Governor Hogan to welcome refugees into our communities.  The letter to the Governor can be viewed here.

April, 2015 Progressive Cheverly's Letter to the Planning Dept regarding Zoning Rewrite  Progressive Cheverly submits extensive comments to the Prince George's County Planning Department on the Evaluation and Recommendations Report from Clarion Associates for a complete rewrite of the County's Zoning and Subdivision Regulations. Based on Progressive Cheverly's experience, we focused our comments in three areas: Making the zoning ordinance and regulations more user-friendly and streamlined; Issues with proposed changes to the special exception process; and Revising public notification, access, and participation provisions. The text of the letter can be found here.

Archives - Letters, Testimony, Statements (a partial list)