Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s meeting in Utah on protections for the Bears Ears region today, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“We are thrilled that Secretary Sally Jewell and other senior members of the administration will be going to hear from Utahans about the urgent need to permanently protect the Bears Ears region of southeast Utah. The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition has been working for years
Washington, DC – In response to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s announcement of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“This is further evidence of Trump’s incredibly poor judgement on both politics and policy, and how he is out of step with the majority of voters on the need to take action on climate and protect public health. We already know Trump considers himself his
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
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
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 State Senator Terri Bonoff for Congress (MN-03). Bonoff is dedicated to growing the clean energy economy and preserving our natural resources.
“In the State Senate, Terri Bonoff stands up for Minnesotans and our environment by working to conserve our public lands and wildlife for all to enjoy,” said LCV Action
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
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
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