EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Susan Torres on Mon, 2014-09-22 03:00.
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.
Submitted by Susan Torres on Tue, 2014-09-16 03:00.
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.
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.
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