Washington, D.C. – In response to the House passing the Water Resource Development Act, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“Today the House took an important first step in providing much-needed aid to the people of Flint, Michigan who still lack access to clean water. For too long, Flint has been waiting for help, and we thank Representative Kildee, Leader Pelosi, and others who continually stood up to demand action. Republican leadership has
Washington, DC – In response to the Senate passage of a continuing resolution to fund the government, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“While we’re pleased that the Senate was able to pass legislation that would avoid a government shutdown, we will work hard to ensure that Republican leadership sticks to their commitment to provide aid to Flint in the final Water Resources Development Act. It is beyond disappointing that while those impacted
BINGHAMTON, NY -- The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund and the New York League of Conservation Voters announced their joint endorsement of Kim Myers for Congressional District 22.
“Kim Myers is putting clean energy and climate issues front and center on her campaign, and we know she will continue to be outspoken on these critical issues in Congress,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “As a successful businesswoman and local elected official, Myers brings
Washington, DC – In response to the Senate failing to reach cloture on a continuing resolution to fund the government over an impasse relating to delivering aid to Flint, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“With this legislation, Senate Majority Leader McConnell is risking a government shutdown by trying to say that one community is more deserving of disaster relief than another, and we thank those Senators who stood up in opposition to
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Washington, DC – In response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hearing oral arguments over the Clean Power Plan, LCV State Policy Director Bill Holland issued the following statement:
“Today marks a big day for the single biggest step our country has ever taken to tackle climate change. We are confident that the Clean Power Plan will be upheld by the courts – it has
Washington, D.C. – In response to the first presidential debate, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“We just saw Hillary lead the evening talking about clean energy jobs and the need to meet the challenge of climate change head-on – while Trump outright lied. He brazenly lied to the American people, saying that he never claimed climate change was a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese - when it is well documented
WASHINGTON, DC— The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund announced today their endorsement of Dr. Raul Ruiz for re-election to Congress (CA-36). Dr. Ruiz is a leader who has long fought to improve public health in California, and, over his two terms in Congress, has done so by supporting critical clean energy and conservation initiatives.
“It’s undeniable that Dr. Raul Ruiz, as a physician and
Washington, DC – In response to Sen. Ted Cruz endorsing Donald Trump for president, and specifically citing his stances on energy and the environment, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“Trump and Cruz finally found common ground – deep in Big Polluters’ back pockets. To explain his vote for Trump, Cruz cited the GOP nominee’s proposal to fulfill the fossil fuel industry wish list by rolling back decades of clean air and