Justice Davis on Michigan LCV's Green Gavels

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By Justice-Emeritus Alton Thomas Davis

In the lead up to any given election day, you hear a lot about the candidates: Republicans and Democrats, Mayors and City Council Members, Representatives and Senators, Governors and Presidents—it’s enough to make one’s head spin.

Why Politics Matters: Preserving and Protecting Michigan’s Glorious World Class Waterways

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As the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, I frequently get asked, “What brought you to this line of work?” My answer is two fold: (1) educating our decision-makers about critical environmental challenges in our state is extraordinarily important, especially in an era of term limits, and (2) whom we elect to office at the local, state and national level is paramount to the protection of our Great Lakes and Michigan’s world class waterways.

Results are In: Michigan's Performance on National LCV's 2013 Environmental Scorecard

Tags: accountability, LCV Scorecard, Michigan, US House of Representatives, US Senate

The National League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released their 2013 Environmental Scorecard on Tuesday, and Michigan's legislators earned mixed reviews for their commitment to conservation, public health, water and energy issues.  

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