WASHINGTON DC — The following is a statement from Gene Karpinski, President of the League of Conversation Voters, in response to Senator Rand Paul’s comments criticizing Secretary Hillary Clinton’s speech at the National Clean Energy Summit:
“In her remarks yesterday, Secretary Clinton demonstrated a clear and compelling vision of a new clean energy economy, and made it clear that fighting climate change is a top priority. On the other hand, Senator Paul’s response reflects a
Urge California members of Congress to support the Government By The People Act
Oakland, CA – The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the national League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced a new campaign, The Price We All Pay, to curb the influence of polluter money in elections. As part of the campaign, the groups are urging California members of Congress to co-sponsor the Government by the People Act, and are raising awareness of
Land sides with Kochs’ opposition to pollution cuts
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today released a new television ad highlighting Terri Lynn Land doing the bidding of the Koch Brothers by ignoring climate science and opposing limits on carbon pollution as their front groups work to buy her a Senate seat. The ad, “Koch Land 2,” begins airing this week in the Grand Rapids media market.
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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 Gwen Graham for Congress (FL-2). Graham will safeguard our environment and grow our clean energy economy.
“Gwen Graham will work to create bipartisan solutions that invest in clean energy jobs and protect our planet for future generations,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “She will support efforts to safeguard
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 Cory Booker for re-election to the U.S. Senate from New Jersey. Though Senator Booker has served less than a full term in the U.S. Senate, his commitment to protecting our environment is strong and compelling, as are his environmental achievements from his tenure as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a $400,000 television ad campaign highlighting Terri Lynn Land’s Senate campaign’s support from the out‐of-state oil billionaire Koch Brothers, who have used Michigan as a dumping ground for pollution. The first ad, “Koch Land,” begins airing this week in the Grand Rapids media market.
“Terri Lynn Land benefits from $5 million in negative ads from a Koch Brothers front group.
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WASHINGTON, DC — The League of Conservation Voters’ (LCV) Latino Outreach Program Director Jennifer Allen issued the following statement on the analysis released today by the Hispanic Access Foundation showing strong support among Hispanics for curbing carbon pollution and acting on climate change:
“This analysis is a reminder that action on climate change is greatly important to the Hispanic community, particularly since almost half of all Latinos in the United States
WASHINGTON DC — League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement today following the passing of former Senator Jim Jeffords (I-VT):
“Jim Jeffords always put good policy ahead of partisan politics. He was an environmental hero who helped make the Clean Air Act of 1990 a reality and was an early voice on climate change and clean energy legislation. Jim Jeffords showed what’s possible when leaders stand up to polarization and do