WASHINGTON D.C. – In response to Senator John Barrasso becoming the next Chair of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, League of Conservation Voters' Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:
“It’s outrageous that once again a climate denier will lead a committee that could not be more critical to combating this global crisis and protecting our environment. Like current Chairman Jim Inhofe, Senator John Barrasso has consistently
WASHINGTON D.C. Tonight the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski congratulates LCV Action Fund endorsed candidate Catherine Cortez Masto, who will serve as the next senator from Nevada.
“Congratulations to Catherine Cortez Masto as she prepares to build on Senator Reid’s legacy by working to protect Nevada’s incredible public lands and expand the clean energy economy, creating more solar, wind, and geothermal jobs. LCV looks forward to working with her in Congress as she
Washington, DC: Today League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinksi issued the following statement:
“The results of the presidential election don’t change the fact that the impacts of climate change are already upon us and that we as a country must continue to come together to address this crisis. We are eager to get right back to work defending President Obama’s tremendous progress in fighting climate change, protecting treasured public lands, and ensuring all
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski congratulates North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper:
“Congratulations to Roy Cooper on winning his election. He is a true champion of protecting the air that North Carolinians breathe and the water they drink. Governor Pat McCrory has proven he doesn’t care about his constituents with his close ties to Big Polluters and his mishandling of the Duke Energy coal-ash clean-up. In contrast, Roy
WASHINGTON D.C. – Tonight the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski congratulates LCV Action Fund endorsed candidate Senator Patrick Leahy, who will continue to represent Vermont in the U.S. Senate.
“Tonight we celebrate the win of one of our environment’s strongest stewards and champions. Congratulations to Patrick Leahy on his re-election tonight. Senator Leahy is a crucial leader in our fight to combat climate change, safeguard Vermont’s natural landscapes and protect the air
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Defeat of David Jolly marks a victory for Dirty Dozen program
WASHINGTON D.C. – Tonight the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski congratulates LCV Action Fund endorsed candidates Al Lawson (FL-5), Stephanie Murphy (FL-7), Val Demings (FL-10), Charlie Crist (FL-13), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Frederica Wilson (FL-24), who will serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
“Tonight we celebrate the critical wins of some of Florida’s
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, the Latino Victory Fund and EMILY’s List released a statement on the California Independent Petroleum Association PAC contributing $20,000 to a super PAC spending over $58,000 dollars against Nanette Barragán in CA-44.
“Nanette Barragán will stand up to the big oil companies who try to pollute and take advantage of our communities,” said Latino Victory Fund Director of Campaigns Martín Diego Garcia. “The contrast is clear.
LCV Calls for Full Environmental Review of DAPL
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Washington, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement on the Dakota Access Pipeline and President Obama’s comments on such:
“The League of Conservation Voters continues to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux, fully supporting Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II’s call on the Obama Administration for a full environmental review