Trenton, NJ-- New Jersey LCV's Executive Director Ed Potosnak released this statement following Congressman Rush Holt's announcement that he will not seek reelection.  In Congress Rep. Holt is Vice-Chair of the Congressional Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition and a member of the Safe Climate Caucus.  Congressman Holt earned an impressive 96% lifetime score on LCV's National Environmental Scorecard: 

"Congressman Rush Holt is an outstanding champion for the environment. Representative Rush Holt leads the New Jersey Congressional delegation with the highest lifetime LCV score of 96% according to LCV's 2013 National Environmental Scorecard.  New Jersey LCV is very proud of Congressman Holt's incredible work to safeguard our environment.  We are committed to ensuring New Jersey sends an equally strong advocate for the environment to represent New Jersey's 12th Congressional District in the next Congress."