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
Broad coalition continues driving petition signatures to urge moderators to ask both candidates how they will address the critical issue of climate change
Washington, DC – Today, a broad coalition announced that they have gathered 100,000 petition signatures in the last two weeks urging the Presidential debate moderators to ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump questions on climate change. The coalition includes the League of Conservation Voters, Corporate Accountability International, Daily Kos, Defend our Future, Environmental
LCV also announces first House candidates on the 2016 Dirty Dozen, Jason Lewis & Rep. Cresent Hardy
Washington, DC – Today, LCV Victory Fund is announcing that they are investing $1 million to defeat targeted House candidates for their opposition to fighting climate change. The program will initially target Jason Lewis in MN-2 and Cresent Hardy in NV-4. Additional House races are expected to be added to this program.
In Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional district, Jason Lewis
Washington, DC – In response to the energy proposals Donald Trump made today at the Shale Insight Conference, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“Trump continues to spew fact-free talking points carbon-copied from his Big Polluter allies. In his energy speech today, Trump again showed how unfit he is for the White House by doubling-down on plans that would give the fossil fuel industry carte blanche to do as they please, at
Washington DC— In response to Leader McConnell’s substitute amendment for funding the government beyond the September 30 deadline, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“It’s time for Senate Majority Leader McConnell to stop playing political games with people’s lives. The people of Flint have been waiting for help for far too long, and like those affected by the floods in Louisiana, deserve immediate disaster relief from the federal government. It is shameful that
Washington, DC—The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced its endorsement of Val Demings for Congress (FL-10) today. She is committed to addressing the threat of climate change and protecting Florida’s environment.
Demings joined the Orlando Police Department after college, and in 2007, she was appointed chief of police. As police chief, she led efforts to make the police department’s car fleet more efficient,