Washington, D.C. – Hillary Clinton was announced as the winner of the majority of the states that voted tonight in the “Super Tuesday” 2016 Democratic presidential primaries. Republican frontrunner Donald Trump also won the majority of the states in his party’s primaries tonight. In response League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“Congratulations to Hillary! Tonight she scored a series of big wins in the Democratic primary, where voters have tuned in
Washington, D.C. – Today, Hillary Clinton was announced as the winner of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary in South Carolina.
“We are thrilled to congratulate Hillary on yet another win in the Democratic primary,” said LCV President Gene Karpinski. “The people of South Carolina recognize that she will continue to be a leader in the fight against climate change, which threatens South Carolina’s valuable tourism industry, and stand up for environmental justice for Flint and vulnerable
Washington, D.C. – In response to the anticipated passage of the SHARE Act (H.R. 2406) by the House of Representatives, LCV Land Conservation Fellow Andy French issued the following statement:
“Rather than charting a bright future for America’s national parks in their Centennial year, Republican leaders in the House instead passed a bill that would roll back protections for America’s treasured public lands and harm wildlife management efforts across the country. We thank our House
Washington, D.C. – In response to reports that Sen. Ted Cruz is standing in the way of the bipartisan Flint aid deal in the Senate, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“Clean drinking water is a right, not a privilege. Sen. Cruz is playing politics with the Flint crisis – it is simply despicable to hold up this bipartisan aid package while the people of Flint continue to suffer. His repeated
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, today proudly announced its endorsement of Deborah Ross for U.S. Senate from North Carolina. Ross has been a longtime champion for North Carolina’s environment, working to grow the clean energy economy and protecting public health.
“In the race to be the next U.S. Senator for North Carolina, Deborah Ross has an unmatched record of advocating
Washington, D.C. – In response to the lack of a question on climate during the CNN debate in Houston tonight, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“Tonight, the debate moderators failed to address the critical issue of climate change, even when nearly thirty thousand LCV members have previously asked CNN to do so. Instead, the most we heard from the candidates about climate and the environment was frontrunner and climate denier Donald
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Polluter Agenda Results in Most Votes Ever Scored in a Single Scorecard
**Full Scorecard available here**
WASHINGTON, DC - The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today released the 2015 National Environmental Scorecard tallying the performance of every member of Congress on the year’s key environmental votes. The Scorecard is available in both English and Spanish at scorecard.lcv.org.
“Last year President Obama lead the way to unprecedented victories when it came to confronting the climate
Washington, D.C. – Today, Hillary Clinton was announced as the winner of the 2016 Democratic presidential caucus in Nevada, the “First in the West” primary contest.
“We are proud to congratulate Hillary on this victory in the first Western caucus state,” said LCV President Gene Karpinski. “Hillary continues to be outspoken on the leadership she will bring to fight climate change. She has stood up for the people of Flint, Latinos in Nevada, and vulnerable communities