Anita Earls Wins North Carolina Supreme Court Race

DURHAM, N.C. – Anita Earls has been elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court. As an attorney in North Carolina, Earls has been a champion for justice, taking on multiple cases central to protecting communities and the environment in North Carolina. Friends of the Earth Action endorsed Earls in September. In the weeks leading up […]

Across the Country Environmental Champions Win

Progressive voices at the core of new majority will hold GOP accountable for corruption and cronyism WASHINGTON, D.C. –Democrats tonight won a string of victories across the country that will reshape the nation’s political landscape and prioritize environmental protections at all levels of government. In response to tonight’s victories, Erich Pica, president of Friends of […]

Friends of the Earth Action Endorses Candidates in Races Across the Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of 30 gubernatorial, statewide, U.S. House and Senate candidates around the nation, moving the organization’s support behind candidates ready to protect our planet and resist the corruption of Donald Trump’s administration. “These progressive candidates will fight for people and the planet and are […]

Friends of the Earth Action Endorses Anita Earls for North Carolina Supreme Court

DURHAM, N.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today endorsed Anita Earls to be the next associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. “In North Carolina, Anita Earls’ work at the intersection of the law and environmental justice has protected local communities from polluting corporations that sought to take advantage of minority and low-income […]

Youth leaders and activists converge on Chicago to condemn DNC fossil fuel flip-flop

CHICAGO — In response to the DNC’s recent decision to reverse a ban on contributions from fossil fuel corporate PACs, youth leaders and activists are gathering today in Chicago to deliver over 100,000 petition signatures and a letter signed by over 20 groups condemning the move. In June of this year, the DNC unanimously voted to […]

Friends of the Earth Action Congratulates Ben Jealous on Primary Victory

Friends of the Earth Action Congratulates Ben Jealous on Primary Victory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening Ben Jealous won the primary to be the Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland. Friends of the Earth Action endorsed Jealous because of his lifelong commitment to the environment. In the run-up to the primary election, the organization spent six figures and engaged over 10,000 Marylanders to help support his […]

Friends of the Earth Action airs TV ads in support of Ben Jealous

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new television ad in support of Ben Jealous for Maryland governor is airing this week, sponsored by Friends of the Earth Action. “Ben Jealous will lead Maryland to a clean energy future as its next governor,” said Erich Pica, President of Friends of the Earth Action. “Ben has spent his life […]

Friends of the Earth Action Endorses Scott Wallace for U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friends of the Earth Action today endorsed Scott Wallace (D-Pa.) to be the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional district. “We need Scott Wallace in the House of Representatives if we are going to resist Donald Trump’s attacks on public health and the environment,” said Erich Pica, […]

Congress Passes Tax Robbery

Congress Passes Tax Robbery

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House finalized a tax package that will slash the taxes of corporations and line the pockets of the wealthiest Americans while doing almost nothing for Americans most in need. The bill passed the Senate earlier and Trump is expected to sign it into law. Ben Schreiber, Senior Political Strategist at […]

Senate Passes Corporate and Billionaire Giveaway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate has voted to pass a tax bill that, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation, will disproportionately benefit corporations and the wealthy and will add $1 trillion to the U.S. deficit over the next ten years. Ben Schreiber, Friends of the Earth Action’s Senior Political Strategist, issued the following statement […]