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LCV Lobby Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Hannah Blatt, (202) 454-4554 or hannah_blatt@lcv.org

June 2, 2016  

Wednesday June 8th

LCV Lobby Day 

Supreme Court Event with Senator Whitehouse, Activists from Key States

Capital Dinner with John Podesta, Katie McGinty and Tom Campion

Washington, DC — Lobby Day: On Wednesday, June 8, activists from 26 states will participate in the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Lobby Day on Capitol Hill.  With the largest number of states ever, the group will hold events and lobby elected officials on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, water infrastructure, attacks on clean air and the energy bill. 

Supreme Court Event: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will join LCV and State LCVs from key states at a press event 12:00pm EDT in front of the Supreme Court, calling on senators to do their job and give Merrick Garland a fair hearing and a timely vote. 

Capital Dinner: In the evening, LCV will host its annual capital dinner featuring John Podesta, former counselor to President Obama and current Chair of Hillary for America.  This is a LCV membership event and media are required to RSVP in order to cover this event. To RSVP, please contact Hannah Blatt at hannah_blatt@lcv.org by noon Monday June 6th. Further details regarding media access and logistics will be provided in the coming days.

Supreme Court

What:                 Supreme Court event with state LCV partners from key states calling on senators to do their job and give Merrick Garland a fair hearing and a timely vote. 

Who:                  Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)

                          Tiernan Sittenfeld, LCV SVP of Government Affairs

                          Staff and Activists from Arizona, Iowa, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin

When:                12:00 PM EDT, Wednesday, June 8th 

Where:               Steps in front of the U.S. Supreme Court

Capital Dinner

What:                 League of Conservation Voters Capital Dinner

Who:                  John Podesta, former counselor to President Obama, current chair of Hillary for America

                          Katie McGinty, former Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality and current Senate candidate for Pennsylvania

                          Tom Campion, founder of Zumiez and the Campion Foundation, receiving the    Environmental Leadership Award

                          The Alaska Center for the Environment, receiving the John Hunting Winning for the Environment Award

                         LCV members and distinguished guests

When:                6:30 PM EDT, Wednesday, June 8th 

Where:                The Reagan Building and International Trade Center

                           1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

                            Washington, D.C.

*RSVP to: Hannah Blatt at hannah_blatt@lcv.org by noon Monday June 6th

                

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