EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2014-08-28 15:27.There is no shortage of open legislative seats this fall - meaning there are a number of outstanding opportunities to pick up pro-environment seats in the Assembly and Senate.
In the Sept. 9th primary, NYLCV has made endorsements for five open seats, all located in New York City - where the Democratic Primary winner nearly always wins their seat in the general election.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2014-08-28 13:23.
Endorsements are one of the most important tools NYLCV employs to help protect the environment.
Candidates earn our seal of approval only after a rigorous process that includes a review of their voting records, the completion of a candidate questionnaire and an interview by NYLCV representatives.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Fri, 2014-08-22 10:50.
NEW YORK --- The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has announced its endorsement of Lori Boozer for Assembly in District 55.
Submitted by Ya-Ting Liu on Tue, 2014-07-29 14:54.
On Sept. 23, leaders from around the world -- including President Barack Obama -- will meet in New York City to discuss the climate crisis and steps countries can take to help combat it. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders to commit to meaningful action that will reduce emissions and strengthen resilience.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Mon, 2014-06-30 16:39.
Henry ("Hank") Gutman has been a member of NYLCV's Board since 2010 and was elected Vice Chair in 2013. Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio named Gutman as the new Chair of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, giving him a unique opportunity to help shape the future of this thriving waterfront area.
NYLCV Eco-Politics sat down with Gutman to learn more about his new role and his work with NYLCV.
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