New Jersey League of Conservation Voters is making the environment a top priority in Trenton.

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Statement from NJLCV on Decision to Pull U.S. from Paris Agreement

“By withdrawing from the agreement to reduce the toxic emissions that are causing the Earth to warm, President Trump has made the U.S. an outlier like Syria, the other nation opposed to the Paris accord,” said Ed Potosnak, executive director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, a group dedicated to natural resources protection. “The President’s colossal mistake makes it more important than ever to ensure that New Jersey has a governor and a Legislature committed to establishing a clean energy future by creating green jobs and transitioning to a clean energy economy.”

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NJLCV Victory Fund Launches $130K Campaign to Support Phil Murphy in Primary

The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund today announced plans to spend $130,000 between now and June 6 to help candidate Phil Murphy win the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary.

The money will be spent on digital ads and a targeted mail campaign highlighting Phil Murphy’s bold plans to: make sure our drinking water is clean and safe for New Jersey families; strengthen the economy by creating green jobs in New Jersey’s expanding solar, wind and clean energy industries; and hold corporate polluters accountable, and make them clean up the messes they have made.

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NJLCV Victory Fund Launches $130K Campaign to Support Phil Murphy in Primary

The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund today announced plans to spend $130,000 between now and June 6 to help candidate Phil Murphy win the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary.

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New Polling On The NJ Democratic Primary For Governor

Our recently completed survey shows Phil Murphy in a strong position five weeks from Election Day. Murphy has a 30 point lead over John Wisniewski, his closest opponent, who is only getting 7% of the vote. The poll also shows overwhelming support for Murphy’s 100% clean energy proposal – to have the state relying exclusively on clean energy sources by the year 2050.

Murphy’s double-digit lead extends across all major demographics including race, gender, age and geography. He is particularly strong among the most regular primary voters voting in two or more of the last three offyear primaries (44%), liberal Democrats (45%), and white college-educated voters (41%).

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New Polling On The NJ Democratic Primary For Governor

Our recently completed survey shows Phil Murphy in a strong position five weeks from Election Day. Murphy has a 30 point lead over John Wisniewski, his closest opponent, who is only getting 7% of the vote. The poll also shows overwhelming support for Murphy’s 100% clean energy proposal – to have the state relying exclusively on clean energy sources by the year 2050.

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Statement on Fixing Our State's Broken Rail System

New Jersey’s mass transportation system has fallen into a state of disrepair because of insufficient investment and a lack of planning throughout the Christie administration. The absence of a reliable, convenient, affordable public transportation network risks the safety of commuters, hurts the state’s economy, and exacerbates air pollution.

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NJLCV Statement on Fixing Our State's Broken Rail System:

New Jersey’s mass transportation system has fallen into a state of disrepair because of insufficient investment and a lack of planning throughout the Christie administration.

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Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Climate Change

With the stroke of his pen, President Trump has taken a wrecking ball to our environment. His executive order sets our pursuit of clean energy back decades and foolishly seeks to return us to a bygone era of coal mining jobs and fossil fuel production.

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President's Budget Targets Restoration Programs

TRENTON – President Trump has released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018 recommending the elimination of funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Chesapeake Bay Program, and other geographic watershed programs – a total reduction of $427 million from last year’s support. This would bring to a standstill these critical programs aimed at protecting, preserving, and restoring our nation's waters.

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Ranking Our Reps on Environmentalism

The League of Conservation Voters just released its 2016 National Environmental Scorecard, which shows mixed results for the environment. 
 
New Jerseyans can be proud of eight environmental champions who consistently voted to protect our air, water and land against an onslaught of attacks climate change deniers. Unfortunately, too many Congress members – representing New Jersey and elsewhere – are voting to further the interests of polluters and developers instead of protecting public health.

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