WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced the addition of Republican Rep. Steve Southerland (FL-02) to LCV’s trademark Dirty Dozen program this cycle. The Dirty Dozen targets candidates — regardless of party affiliation — who consistently side against the environment and are running in races in which LCV has a serious chance to affect the outcome. Last election cycle, LCV defeated 11 of the 12 Dirty Dozen candidates.
"Rep. Steve Southerland’s environmental
WASHINGTON DC — The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement on today’s delivery of over 700,000 comments supporting the Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Rule, which clarifies Clean Water Act protections for small streams and wetlands:
“Today’s delivery of over 700,000 comments is a clear message to the EPA and the Army Corps that Americans support this proposal. The Clean
Launches two TV ads, mail & voter contact programs that target voters likely to decide the election
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Victory Fund today announced a major $4.2 million North Carolina Senate program to defeat state Speaker of the House Tills and re-elect Senator Kay Hagan. The program includes the launch of two television ads that will run in the Greensboro media market through Election Day, a mail
WASHINGTON – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) National Press Secretary Jeff Gohringer released this statement ahead of the New Hampshire Senate debate later today. LCV recently launched a nearly $400,000 television ad campaign, currently running across the state, highlighting that the out-of-state oil billionaire Koch Brothers and Big Oil support former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown because of his long record of voting for special tax breaks for the oil industry.
“Scott Brown was one of
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 Bill Foster for re-election to Congress (IL-11). Congressman Foster is an environmental ally who fights for policies to combat climate change, protect our clean air and water, and promote renewable energy.
“As a scientist and businessman, Congressman Bill Foster’s perspective is invaluable in fighting the most serious environmental challenge of
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 Steven Horsford for re-election to Congress (NV-4). Congressman Horsford is a leader who fights for policies to promote clean energy and energy efficiency, and values preservation of our public lands.
“With a decade of public service on behalf of Nevada, Congressman Steven Horsford is a leader who will continue
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, LCV Action Fund and the NRDC Action Fund PAC announced they surpassed $5 million raised or contributed for federal and state candidates through the GiveGreen program this election cycle. This represents the most money ever raised through GiveGreen, a project of the LCV Action Fund, during a single election cycle and is two and half times the amount raised in the 2012 cycle.
This includes record-breaking contributions to several candidates, including:
WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, today announced its endorsement of Jack Reed for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Rhode Island. Over his three terms in the U.S. Senate, Senator Reed has been an environmental leader, helping secure funding for important environmental programs, protecting Rhode Island’s natural beauty, and leading the fight against climate change.
“Throughout Senator Jack Reed’s