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  • Press Release July 14, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Jacky Rosen for Congress

    WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Jacky Rosen for Congress (NV-03). Rosen is committed to expanding Nevada’s clean energy economy and protecting the state’s parks and public lands.

    "As an experienced businesswoman and community leader, Jacky Rosen understands the challenges facing Nevada and will be a staunch advocate for the state’s economy, environment and families," said ...More

  • Press Release July 14, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Passage of the House Interior-EPA Appropriations Bill

    Washington, D.C. – Following passage in the House of Representatives of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (H.R. 5538), LCV Deputy Legislative Director Alex Taurel issued the following statement:

    “This radical piece of legislation is simply another example of Republican House leadership doing the bidding of big polluters. Not only does it slash funding to the EPA, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and other programs that protect our air, water, lands, wildlife, and ...More

  • Press Release July 13, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on #BlackLivesMatter

    Washington, D.C. – On the third anniversary of the beginning of the Black Lives Matter movement, the League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement in solidarity:

    “The League of Conservation Voters strives to make environmental justice a pillar of our work. There is simply no question that institutional racism has left people of color in this country with an overwhelming and unjust share of unhealthy air, unsafe drinking water and exposure to toxics. But of ...More

  • Press Release July 13, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Names Portman to Dirty Dozen List and Launches Field Effort in Ohio Senate Race

    Persuasion canvass campaign highlights stark differences between Portman and Strickland

    Cincinnati, Ohio - Today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) named Sen. Rob Portman to its signature Dirty Dozen list and simultaneously launched an approximately $400,000 persuasion canvass effort to defeat Portman and elect Ted Strickland in the Ohio Senate race.

    The persuasion canvass campaign will engage voters in Cincinnati and Hamilton County. It will highlight the stark differences between former Governor Ted Strickland, who has been ...More

  • Press Release July 12, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Three Clean Energy Allies in Iowa

    WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of three candidates running in Iowa: Patty Judge (U.S. Senate), Monica Vernon (U.S. House, District 1) and Jim Mowrer (U.S. House, District 3).

    “With Patty Judge, Monica Vernon, and Jim Mowrer in Congress, we will gain three strong allies for action on climate change and the protection of our environment," ...More

  • Press Release July 12, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Statement on Senator Bernie Sanders’ Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

    Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announced his endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president. LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

    “We congratulate Senator Sanders on a hard-fought race, we thank him for his leadership in confronting the climate crisis, and we are thrilled that he has endorsed Hillary Clinton. It’s time to come together to win the general election, and we are so pleased ...More

  • Press Release July 12, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Motion to Conference Energy Bill

    Washington, D.C. – In response to the Senate’s passage of a motion to go to conference with the House-passed amendment to S.2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:

    “We appreciate the statements from Senators Cantwell and Murkowski about the agreement they have reached setting up a process for and limiting the scope of the energy bill conference. Senator Cantwell especially deserves credit for making ...More

  • Press Release July 12, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Passage of House Chevron Deference Bill

    Washington, D.C. – In response to the House passing H.R. 4768, the Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016, Sara Chieffo, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs, issued the following statement:

    “This radical legislation is a brazen attempt to advantage polluting companies who are trying to use legal challenges to dismantle core environmental and public health protections. This legislation allows unelected, non-expert judges to potentially throw out the work of the scientists, economists, lawyers, doctors, and ...More

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