New milestone shows Markey momentum ahead of primary
WASHINGTON, DC –The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund announced today that it has already raised or contributed more than $200,000 for Ed Markey through its GiveGreen program since endorsing him in the Massachusetts Senate race in January. This is the quickest LCV Action Fund has ever raised $200,000 for a candidate, and more than doubles the $100,000 milestone announced last month.
“We’re raising money for Ed Markey
WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement ahead of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing this morning to consider President Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):
“Gina McCarthy will show the Committee why Senators from both parties easily confirmed her to lead the EPA’s clean air division just a few years ago. She puts progress before partisanship
WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following the bipartisan vote in the Senate today to confirm Sally Jewell to be Interior Secretary:
“The Senate sent a strong message today by confirming Sally Jewell with an overwhelming bipartisan majority. Sally Jewell will be an effective leader at the Interior Department and will work tirelessly to promote conservation and protect our national treasures. There’s nothing partisan about standing up
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on today’s introduction of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013, which already has an impressive showing of support by 29 co-sponsors:
“Our nation’s primary chemical law is so flawed that many products we use every day contain unregulated chemicals that pose a major risk to public health. It’s time our laws catch up to the science linking these chemicals to growing incidences
His common sense polices will advance clean energy and protect Virginia’s natural resources
RICHMOND, VA - The Virginia League of Conservation Voters and the national League of Conservation Voters today announced their endorsements of Terry McAuliffe for Governor of Virginia. McAuliffe's common sense approach to clean energy and conservation will grow the clean energy sector across the Commonwealth and protect natural resources like the Chesapeake Bay.
"Terry McAuliffe’s common sense ideas will bring people together
Remind Senators that constituents at home support the EPA
WASHINGTON, DC - The League of Conservation Voters and the National Wildlife Federation have launched the first in a series of web ads to remind Senators that their constituents support the work that the Environmental Protection Agency does to protect clean air and clean water. The ads encourage the Senators to support President Obama’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, whose nomination will
Coalition to President Obama and Secretary Kerry: Pipeline is Not in National Interest
The “All Risk, No Reward” Coalition launched today as a new national group that will educate the American people on the ‘all risk and no reward’ of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and urge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject it. The coalition brings together a unique group of national and state organizations, is very focused in its messaging on risk
WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released this statement following news reports that former Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) is looking at running for United States Senate from New Hampshire in 2014. LCV spent more than $1.1 million to defeat Scott Brown in Massachusetts last cycle, launching mail and field programs to help elect Senator Elizabeth Warren.
“Scott Brown’s record of standing with Big Oil and corporate polluters will follow him wherever he goes.