Today we announced our third round of endorsements in the 2020 election cycle, endorsing 16 candidates with exceptional environmental records, including Mondaire Jones in the race to replace Rep. Nita Lowey (CD-17).
On July 22, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act, one of NYLCV’s top policy priorities, with overwhelming bipartisan support. The U.S. Senate passed a same-as bill in June.
The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) has established New York’s ambitious and comprehensive climate and clean energy law. One of the main goals of the Act is to move the state toward achieving the 2040 Zero Emission Target.
Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign released his Build Back Better climate action plan which aims to fight climate change while supporting, growing, and greening the economy. New Yorkers will benefit from federal support and investment into climate resilient infrastructure, jobs, and environmental justice.