October 2014

New poll: Michigan voters back climate action, clean energy

A majority of Michigan voters prefer a candidate that supports action on climate change and clean, renewable energy, according to a new poll released today

Under Pressure from Conservation Community, Michigan DNR Removes Hartwick Pines from Today’s Land Lease Auction

Responding to pressure from the Michigan League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and other voices in the conservation community, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) removed Hartwick Pines State Park from the list of available parcels for oil and gas development at today’s public land lease auction.

Conservation Voters of Michigan PAC Radio Ad Slams Ray Franz for Putting Great Lakes at Risk

The Conservation Voters of Michigan PAC launched radio ads this week blasting State Representative Ray Franz for calling climate change a hoax, and siding with corporate polluters over residents of Northern Michigan.

Crystal Mountain CEO, sportsmen to Franz: Climate change is a real danger to our economy, way of life

Following recent comments made by State Representative Ray Franz, local business owners are speaking out to let Franz know that climate change is real and is impacting local communities and the local economy.

Conservation Voters of Michigan PAC Launches Statewide Field Program to Elect Gary Peters and Mark Schauer

Unprecedented program will reach hundreds of thousands of voters across the state. Conservation Voters of Michigan (CVM) PAC today announced a sweeping $1 million Get Out the Vote (GOTV) campaign to elect U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters and gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer.

RGA Attack Ad Spews Big Polluter Lies

A new ad attacking gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer for his support of clean energy spews myths and ignores Schauer’s record

Pat Somerville Named to LCV’s “Dirty Dozen in the States”

The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) and the national League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced today that Pat Somerville has been named to LCV’s “Dirty Dozen in the States.”

Michigan LCV Announces Endorsements for Candidates in State Legislative Races

The Michigan League of Conservation Voters issued endorsements for 29 candidates running for the Michigan House of Representatives and 9 candidates running for the Michigan Senate today.