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 James Piotrowski for Congress (ID-1). Piotrowski is dedicated to protecting our majestic natural treasures and open spaces for all to enjoy.
“James Piotrowski is passionate about ensuring that our public lands stay public, and he will bring this unwavering commitment to Congress," said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn and Christopher Park in New York City as a national monument. LCV’s Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
"This is truly a historic day. Today marks the creation of the first-ever national park site to commemorate the LGBTQ rights movement. This iconic site remembers the Stonewall uprising of 1969, and symbolizes the ongoing struggle for equality. President Obama continues to be a visionary leader by looking
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a $10,000 digital campaign thanking a bipartisan group of Representatives for supporting permanent protection from oil and gas drilling for America’s Arctic Ocean. The campaign includes advertisements on Facebook encouraging the constituents of Representatives Jared Huffman (D, CA-2), Bob Dold (R, IL-10), and Pete Aguilar (D, CA-31) to thank their member of Congress for standing up for the Arctic.
“We are really
WASHINGTON, DC –GiveGreen and GiveGreen in the States have together already raised or contributed more than $4 million for pro-environment federal and state candidates in the 2015-2016 election cycle.
LCV Action Fund’s federal GiveGreen bundling program, which is supported by the NRDC Action Fund PAC, helps to raise money for pro-environment candidates at the federal level. To date, GiveGreen has raised the most money for Catherine Cortez Masto (NV-Sen) with at least $317,983 and Russ Feingold
Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of President Obama’s signing into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which updates the Toxic Substances Control Act, LCV president Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“Today marks the beginning of a new era for protecting public health from toxic chemicals. For far too long, our nation’s broken chemical law has allowed toxic chemicals into our homes and workplaces, contributing to a dramatic rise
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 Governor Charlie Crist for Congress (FL-13). Crist is committed to protecting the environment, expanding clean energy, and safeguarding Pinellas County's coastal resources.
“Charlie Crist has a long record of action on climate change and conservation in Florida, and he will bring this same dedication to Congress,” said
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced Ron Johnson as one of the first members of its trademark Dirty Dozen program for the 2016 cycle. Johnson is being challenged for his Senate seat in Wisconsin by environmental champion and former Senator Russ Feingold, who has a 95 percent lifetime LCV score.
For 20 years, the Dirty Dozen has targeted candidates— regardless of party affiliation — who consistently side against the environment and are
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced Pat Toomey as one of the first members of its trademark Dirty Dozen program for the 2016 cycle. Toomey is being challenged for his Senate seat in Pennsylvania by longtime environmental leader Katie McGinty.
For 20 years, the Dirty Dozen has targeted candidates— regardless of party affiliation — who consistently side against the environment and are running in races in which LCV has a serious chance