Richmond, VA – Today, Secretary Granholm will be in Richmond to bolster support for clean energy investments and touring local efforts to create clean energy jobs in Henrico County. Alongside her visit, the League of Conservation Voters launched a digital ad campaign in Virginia targeting the Richmond area to urge Congress to invest in clean energy, high-quality union jobs and environmental justice.
Recent polling from Hart Research in Virginia’s 2nd and 7th districts shows strong support for climate action:
Earlier this year, 22 different Virginia elected officials joined over 1200 state and local officials across the country to sign a letter calling on Congress to seize “a once-in-a-generation opportunity to help our communities recover by creating and sustaining millions of good paying jobs, putting us on the path to 100% clean energy. and building a more equitable and just society.”
The campaign will focus on ensuring climate action is a top national priority. The ads are part of a broader effort to highlight how vital clean energy jobs are to the nation’s recovery, including transformational investments and policies to: