In response to President Obama’s visit to Flint, Michigan, where he is highlighting the need to address the ongoing lead-poisoning crisis, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters and the League of Conservation Voters issued the following statements:
Lisa Wozniak, Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters:
“We sincerely appreciate the President’s visit and his commitment to ensuring that Flint residents have the resources they need to deal with the devastating and life-long impacts of lead
Iowa – Today, the League of Conservation Voters released a video featuring Iowans calling on Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to do his job and fulfill his constitutional responsibility on the Supreme Court vacancy. Given Sen. Grassley’s role as the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Iowans are disappointed that he is playing partisan politics and holding our democracy hostage.
You can view the video here.
“I’m a single mother, and I go to work every day because
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Suzanne Bonamici for Congress (OR-1).
“Suzanne Bonamici has proven she is a hard-working environmental leader who we can trust to protect our health and our environment,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “As a member of the Safe Climate Caucus and the top Democrat on the House
Washington, D.C. – In response to the results of the April 26 primary contests, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“Congratulations to Hillary for these critical wins in tonight’s primaries! Democratic voters decisively chose Hillary because they know she has the smart, thoughtful policies we need in the White House. It has been fantastic to watch a campaign focused on issues and solutions, with the need to fight climate change and build a clean
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld tonight congratulates Katie McGinty on her victory in the Pennsylvania Democratic U.S. Senate primary. LCV Action Fund endorsed Katie McGinty for Senate because she is a longtime leader for the environment and public health.
“We congratulate Katie McGinty on her win in tonight’s primary, which shows that Pennsylvanians are lining up behind this pro-environment, pro-climate action champion. McGinty
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the signing of the international Paris climate agreement today, LCV president Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“It is fitting that today's historic signing of the Paris agreement, by a record number of countries on opening day, is on the celebration of Earth Day. It shows the unprecedented momentum building for global action on climate. Around the world, countries are going full-steam ahead by recommitting to their Paris climate pledges,
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Angie Craig for Congress (MN-2). Craig has considerable experience advocating for public health and has made combating climate change a key part of her campaign platform.
“Angie Craig will be an exciting new voice in Congress for Minnesota’s environment,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “With an
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the failure of Sen. Hoeven’s amendment to the FY17 Senate Energy and Water Appropriations bill, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“Today Big Polluters and their allies in Congress launched yet another failed attack on the EPA and Army Corps’ Clean Water Rule, which restores important safeguards for the small streams that feed into the drinking water supply of one in three Americans. At a