BINGHAMTON, NY -- The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund and the New York League of Conservation Voters announced their joint endorsement of Kim Myers for Congressional District 22.
“Kim Myers is putting clean energy and climate issues front and center on her campaign, and we know she will continue to be outspoken on these critical issues in Congress,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “As a successful businesswoman and local elected official, Myers brings
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Washington, DC – In response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hearing oral arguments over the Clean Power Plan, LCV State Policy Director Bill Holland issued the following statement:
“Today marks a big day for the single biggest step our country has ever taken to tackle climate change. We are confident that the Clean Power Plan will be upheld by the courts – it has
Washington, DC – In response to the Senate failing to reach cloture on a continuing resolution to fund the government over an impasse relating to delivering aid to Flint, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“With this legislation, Senate Majority Leader McConnell is risking a government shutdown by trying to say that one community is more deserving of disaster relief than another, and we thank those Senators who stood up in opposition to
WASHINGTON, DC— The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund announced today their endorsement of Dr. Raul Ruiz for re-election to Congress (CA-36). Dr. Ruiz is a leader who has long fought to improve public health in California, and, over his two terms in Congress, has done so by supporting critical clean energy and conservation initiatives.
“It’s undeniable that Dr. Raul Ruiz, as a physician and
Washington, D.C. – In response to the first presidential debate, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“We just saw Hillary lead the evening talking about clean energy jobs and the need to meet the challenge of climate change head-on – while Trump outright lied. He brazenly lied to the American people, saying that he never claimed climate change was a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese - when it is well documented
Washington, DC – In response to Sen. Ted Cruz endorsing Donald Trump for president, and specifically citing his stances on energy and the environment, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“Trump and Cruz finally found common ground – deep in Big Polluters’ back pockets. To explain his vote for Trump, Cruz cited the GOP nominee’s proposal to fulfill the fossil fuel industry wish list by rolling back decades of clean air and
Broad coalition continues driving petition signatures to urge moderators to ask both candidates how they will address the critical issue of climate change
Washington, DC – Today, a broad coalition announced that they have gathered 100,000 petition signatures in the last two weeks urging the Presidential debate moderators to ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump questions on climate change. The coalition includes the League of Conservation Voters, Corporate Accountability International, Daily Kos, Defend our Future, Environmental
LCV also announces first House candidates on the 2016 Dirty Dozen, Jason Lewis & Rep. Cresent Hardy
Washington, DC – Today, LCV Victory Fund is announcing that they are investing $1 million to defeat targeted House candidates for their opposition to fighting climate change. The program will initially target Jason Lewis in MN-2 and Cresent Hardy in NV-4. Additional House races are expected to be added to this program.
In Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional district, Jason Lewis