LCV Action Fund Endorses Debbie Wasserman Schultz for Re-election

Holly Burke, 202-454-4554, Holly_Burke@lcv.org

Washington, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will support sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Debbie Wasserman Schultz for re-election in Florida’s 23rd Congressional District.

“In a state that experiences the impacts of climate change every day, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is committed to taking action to reduce carbon pollution and making investments in our clean energy economy,” said LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld. We are pleased to endorse her and look forward to her continued environmental leadership in Congress.”

“I’m proud of the work I’ve done to protect our clean air and water – and I will continue to be a champion for Florida’s natural treasures,” said Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz. “I’m grateful to have the support of the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund to continue serving South Floridians in Congress. Together, we’ll take action on climate change and defend our environment from an onslaught of reckless Republican-led attacks to insert politics into science-based processes.”

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz has co-sponsored a number of bills to address the climate crisis and has advocated for the Clean Power Plan and the Paris Climate Agreement. Throughout her career in public service, she has defended Florida’s most treasured places by supporting Everglades restoration efforts and co-sponsoring legislation to stop seismic testing and drilling off the Florida coast. Representative Wasserman Schultz has earned an impressive 92 percent lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.

 

About LCV Action Fund

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, the connected federal political action committee (PAC) of the League of Conservation Voters, works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental laws and policies, and defeat those who stand in the way of progress. Since the 1994 election cycle, LCVAF has helped elect and re-elect 74 U.S. senators and 331 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Over the last several years, our efforts have also helped elevate climate change and clean energy as critical issues in key elections.

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Paid for by the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund and authorized by Debbie Wasserman Schultz for Congress.

 

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