WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski announced today that Daniel J. Weiss is the new Senior Vice President of Campaigns at the League of Conservation Voters. Weiss, who has three decades of experience in the environmental movement, will develop and implement LCV’s overall strategy on political and public education programs, and oversee one of the largest electoral programs in the country.
“Dan has the skills, creativity and experience to help us support
Highlights their unprecedented effort to help elect Terry McAuliffe Governor of Virginia
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) presented the John Hunting Winning for the Environment Award to the Virginia League of Conservation Voters (VLCV) during LCV’s annual Capital Dinner this week. VLCV was recognized for their unprecedented effort last year helping elect Governor Terry McAuliffe, who spoke by video and congratulated the group at the event. The award was created to honor
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 Susan Collins for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Maine. Senator Collins has worked across the aisle to protect our planet and public health while advocating for America to move towards a clean energy economy.
“Senator Susan Collins is committed to finding bipartisan solutions that will safeguard our environment and
LCV TV ad kicks off campaign, highlighting why extremists like Sarah Palin & the Koch Brothers support Ernst
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of environmental groups including the League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club and Environmental Defense Action Fund today announced a new nearly $1 million effort to defeat Joni Ernst and elect Bruce Braley to the U.S. Senate in November. To kick off the coalition effort, LCV is launching a television ad
Washington, DC — On the one-year anniversary of his Climate Action Plan, President Barack Obama will be the featured speaker at the League of Conservation Voters’ (LCV) annual Capital Dinner on Wednesday, June 25th. President Obama also spoke at the dinner in 2006 as a Senator.
"We’re deeply honored that President Obama will speak at our Capital Dinner on the one-year anniversary of his powerful speech unveiling his Climate Action Plan," said Gene Karpinski, President
Washington, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following news reports that President Barack Obama will propose expanding the United States’ network of protected ocean areas, creating the world’s largest marine preserve:
“Good news for the ocean is great news for everyone. Protecting these fragile places will have lasting benefits well beyond the immediate area as fisheries and other ocean life have a better chance of recovering and thriving. These
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – California League of Conservation Voters Chief Executive Officer Sarah Rose and League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the introduction of Representative Judy Chu’s bill to protect California’s San Gabriel Mountains, the San Gabriel National Recreation Area Act:
“The San Gabriel Mountains are a national treasure that deserve to be permanently protected. Congresswoman Chu has shown real leadership in working with local communities to preserve an important area that
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 Mark Udall for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Colorado. Senator Udall works tirelessly to protect our environment, combat climate change, and move our nation towards a clean energy economy.
“Senator Mark Udall knows that preserving Colorado’s outdoor heritage is essential to boosting the state’s economy and quality of