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LCV Action Fund Endorses Matt Cartwright For Congress

Dec 9, 2019

Contact: Aliyah Rich, 202-454-4643,

Washington D.C.- The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect pro-environment candidates, announced today its endorsement of Representative Matt Cartwright for re-election in Pennsylvania’s 8th District.

“As the Vice Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition in the House of Representatives, Representative Matt Cartwright is an important leader in promoting clean energy and tackling the climate crisis,” said LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld. “Representative Cartwright knows the importance of transitioning to a clean energy economy in Pennsylvania and across the country and has stood up to polluters’ continued attacks on clean air and water, and we enthusiastically endorse him for re-election.”

“Representative Matt Cartwright is one of the strongest voices fighting for a clean energy economy in Pennsylvania,” said Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Josh McNeil. “The people of Pennsylvania know firsthand the importance of safeguarding our clean air and water, and Representative Cartwright has always stood with Pennsylvanians in the fight against big polluters. He will continue to stand up for the safe and healthy environment that his constituents deserve.”

“I am proud of my work to protect clean air and clean water, and greatly appreciate the endorsement from the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund,” said Congressman Matt Cartwright. “Since day one in Congress, I have fought to clean up our water, our air, and protect the health of our citizens. I look forward to continuing to partner with LCV to fight climate change and ensure we have a vibrant and healthy world to pass on to our children.”

Representative Matt Cartwright has served the people of Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives since 2013 and has been a steadfast advocate for public health safeguards for clean air and water. He has introduced legislation to address the climate crisis, protect communities from extreme weather, encourage clean energy and energy efficiency, safeguard our water and more. Representative Cartwright has earned an impressive 96% 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 leaders who stand up for a clean, healthy environment and to defeat anti-environment candidates who oppose climate action. Since the 1990 election cycle, LCVAF has helped elect and re-elect 90 U.S. Senators and 450 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.



Paid for by the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund and authorized by Cartwright for Congress