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Governor Cuomo Signs Community Risk and Resiliency Act

Submitted by Susan Torres on Mon, 2014-09-22 03:00.

A boost for resiliency.A boost for resiliency.

Today we are excited to announce that one of our priority bills, the Community Risk and Resiliency Act was officially signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


Students Advocate For Less Waste at City Hall

Submitted by Susan Torres on Tue, 2014-09-16 03:00.
Students support the Disposable Bags Bill with Councilmembers Brad Lander and Margaret Chin.Students support the Disposable Bags Bill with Councilmembers Brad Lander and Margaret Chin.

We've found that one of the best ways to get people involved in their communities it to start them when they're young. That's why we organized a Student Lobby Day with over 100 students from around the city to meet with their City Councilmembers about a bill currently under debate and to encourage New Yorkers to limit waste.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Solid Waste,New York City | Read More >

Our High-Tech Campaign For Tony Avella

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Fri, 2014-08-29 11:42.

NYLCV's top priority campaign for the Primary is in the 11th District, where we're fighting to re-elect Tony Avella to the State Senate.


Environmental Opportunties: Open Legislative Seats

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.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: New York City | Read More >

NYLCV's Endorsements: By The Book

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.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Statewide | Read More >

NYLCV Endorses Lori Boozer For Assembly

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.


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: New York City | Read More >

NYLCV Joins People's Climate March

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.


Clean-Water Dollars Are Not Meant For Bridges

Submitted by Christopher Goeken on Tue, 2014-07-29 09:11.

Summer in New York brings with it hiking in the mountains, fireworks on the Fourth of July and backyard barbeques.


Health Bucks Come To The Bronx

Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Mon, 2014-07-28 17:19.

OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER RITCHIE TORRES

NEW YORK LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS


Rafael Moure - 347-685-4550 - rmoure@council.nyc.gov

 

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

 


NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Transportation,New York City | Read More >

Interns Make Big Difference At NYLCV

Submitted by Austen Blease on Fri, 2014-07-25 10:14.

Have you ever wondered how NYLCV accomplishes all the work we do?

Ian   Edeson, right, is interning in our  Policy Advocacy department with  its  director, Christopher Goeken,    left.Ian Edeson, right, is interning in our Policy Advocacy department with its director, Christopher Goeken, left.Look no further than the dedicated interns who make a big difference for our organization -- and for the environment, too.


 

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