Friends of the Earth Action and LCV Action Fund Endorse Jon Ossoff for Congress

WASHINGTON, DC—Friends of the Earth (FOE) Action and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund today jointly announced their endorsements of Jon Ossoff for Congress (GA-6) in the April 18 special election. The seat was previously held by Republican Representative Tom Price, who resigned to become Secretary of Health and Human Services. Ossoff will […]

Democratic Party bets on failed past

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Democratic National Party chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as its new chair. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following response: The DNC is out of touch with the American public and their needs. Democratic leaders were at a crossroads and today they chose to continue the […]

FOE Action supports Sen. Sanders’ environmental leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the League of Conservation Voters released their 2016 Scorecard. The annual LCV Scorecard is one of the most important tools for rating members of Congress’ record on the environment. Despite a time-tested methodology there are rare instances when the scorecard doesn’t accurately reflect a member’s true leadership. This happened this year […]

FoE Action endorses Keith Ellison for Democratic National Committee Chair

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) for Democratic National Committee Chair. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Friends of the Earth Action is proud to endorse Rep. Keith Ellison for DNC Chair. From the fight to stop the Keystone XL […]

FoE Action endorses Roy Cooper for North Carolina governor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Roy Cooper (D-NC) for governor. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: North Carolinians need a governor who understands the importance of a healthy environment to the well-being and prosperity of the state. Even more urgently, they […]

FoE Action endorses Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Katie McGinty (D-Pa.) for U.S. Senate. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Friends of the Earth Action is pleased to endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate. We need a leader in the Senate that recognizes the […]

FOE Action endorses Jamie Raskin for U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Jamie Raskin, of Maryland, for the U.S. House of Representatives. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: In his three terms as a Democratic State Senator for Maryland, Jamie Raskin has been an ardent advocate for the […]

FOE Action endorses Paul Clements for U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action has endorsed Paul Clements to represent Michigan’s 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Michigan’s sixth district is my childhood backyard and home to some of the most beautiful land in the country, so the decision […]

FOE Action endorses London Breed for San Francisco Supervisor, District 5

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of London Breed for reelection as San Francisco Supervisor for District 5. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Many critical environmental battles will be won on local levels, this election cycle, which is why Friends of the […]

FOE Action endorses Deborah Ross for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Deborah Ross in her run for U.S. Senator from North Carolina. Friends of the Earth Action President Erich Pica issued the following statement: Friends of the Earth Action is pleased to join Senator Merkley and the League of Conservation Voters in endorsing […]