Started on staff: 2005
B.A., Vassar College
Emily directs strategy, organizational development, research, communications and legislative advocacy for Maryland PIRG. Emily has helped win small donor public financing in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County, Montgomery County, and Prince George’s County. She has played a key role in establishing new state laws to to protect public health by restricting the use of antibiotics on Maryland farms, require testing for lead in school drinking water and restrict the use of toxic flame retardant and PFAS chemicals. Emily also serves on the Executive Committees of the Maryland Fair Elections Coalition and the Maryland Campaign to Keep Antibiotics Working. Emily lives in Baltimore City with her husband, kids, and dog.
Posts by Emily Scarr
Maryland PIRG joins Virtual Consumer Advocacy Week
This week, we're joining consumer advocates from across the state and country calling on Congress to protect consumers as part of a virtual Consumer Advocacy Week.
Dear Congress, Please Reject Burning Plastic
Maryland PIRG joined 200 groups who signed a letter asking Congress to reject legislation that would classify plastic incinerators as “Advanced Recycling.”
Stop Toxic PFAS
To protect water and health, the Governor needs to set strong limits for PFAS in our water and clean up contamination.
Anne Arundel County Petition for Fair Elections Falls Short
A charter amendment to establish a small donor public financing program for Ann Arundel County will not be on the November ballot this year.