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  • Press Release 28 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV on House Vote to Expand Drilling & Reward Big Oil

    WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement ahead of a vote in the House today on legislation that would dramatically expand risky drilling off our beaches and worsen climate change:

    “In stark contrast with President Obama’s common sense plan to tackle the climate crisis, the House is voting on a bill that’s nothing more than a gift to Big Oil. It would put the entire ...More

  • Press Release 26 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Congratulates Markey on Win in Massachusetts Senate Race

    Was one of the biggest players in the race, spending nearly $1.4 million to ensure Markey’s victory

    WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski tonight congratulates Ed Markey on his win in the Massachusetts Senate race. LCV made this race a top priority, spending nearly $1.4 million, raising more than $261,000 for Markey through LCV Action Fund’s GiveGreen program, and reaching out to more than 1.4 million voters throughout the state, ...More

  • Press Release 25 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV on President Obama’s Landmark Climate Change Speech

    WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement ahead of President Obama’s climate change speech this afternoon:

    “President Obama’s historic climate change plan goes far beyond what we’ve seen from any previous President. Not only is this by far the most comprehensive and ambitious administrative plan proposed by any president, it’s also common sense and will be very popular with the public. It comes at a time when we’re seeing ...More

  • Press Release 19 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Presents Washington Conservation Voters (WCV) with Inaugural John Hunting Winning for the Environment Award

    WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) presented the first annual John Hunting Winning for the Environment Award to Washington Conservation Voters (WCV), last week during LCV’s Capital Dinner. The award was created to honor LCV Honorary Board Member John Hunting’s legacy of service and expertise in the conservation movement, and to recognize the rising power of the state LCVs and the Winning for the Environment Campaign.

    “John Hunting has been a long-time environmental philanthropist, ...More

  • Press Release 13 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Holds Largest Ever Capital Dinner Featuring Sens. Warren and Franken

    Follows nearly 100 meetings with the Obama Administration and leaders on Capitol Hill

    **Photos of Sen. Warren, Sen. Franken and LCV President Gene Karpinski**

    WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters held their largest ever Capital Dinner last night, which included speeches by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Al Franken, who spoke about the urgent need to combat the climate crisis. Earlier in the day, members of LCV and state LCVs from across the country ...More

  • Press Release 12 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    Ed Markey Breaks GiveGreen Record

    WASHINGTON, DC –The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund announced today that over the last five months alone, more money has now been raised or contributed for Ed Markey through its GiveGreen program than for any other candidate in the program’s history. In just five months, more than $256,000 has been raised for Markey since LCV Action Fund endorsed him in the Massachusetts Senate race in January, exceeding the previous record set last ...More

  • Press Release 05 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Launches Mail Program in Massachusetts Senate Race

    Highlights Markey’s leadership and Gomez’s extreme positions

    WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a nearly $400,000 mail program in the Massachusetts Senate race highlighting Ed Markey’s environmental leadership and Gabriel Gomez’s extreme positions that make him out-of-step with Massachusetts voters. The mail program includes six flights of mail to 150,000 households in the state.

    “Gabriel Gomez is trying to sell himself as a new kind of politician, but he has the ...More

  • Press Release 03 Jun 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Statement on Senator Frank Lautenberg

    WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ):

    “There was no greater champion for protecting children from toxic chemicals than Senator Frank Lautenberg. In addition to working to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, he was a powerful voice on the Environment and Public Works Committee, wrote the Toxics Release Inventory, and was a longtime leader on Superfund issues. He ...More

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