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 dire threat climate change poses and is willing to work with Pennsylvanians to create real solutions for our most pressing environmental problems.
In his three terms as a Democratic State Senator for Maryland, Jamie Raskin has been an ardent advocate for the protection of our environment and democracy, both cornerstones to Friends of the Earth’s mission.
We need a Representative who values Michigan’s natural resource heritage and will fight to protect it — unlike incumbent Fred Upton, who has not only forgotten this responsibility, but puts the big oil and gas industries above the sixth district’s interests.
Having served as Supervisor since 2013 (and now Board President), Breed brings a unique blend of life-long San Francisco community knowledge and commitment, as well as progressive policies on reducing and removing pollutants city-wide, and transitioning to clean energy.
Chris Van Hollen is exactly the type of thoughtful champion for energy and the environment we need in the U.S. Senate. He understands the peril of climate change and the urgent need for global and local action on many fronts, including revitalizing the Chesapeake Bay.
Cortez Masto has played critical roles in fights like halting the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project and winning a $1 billion settlement for the State of Nevada from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for polluting Lake Mead.
We need Gov. Maggie Hassan in the U.S. Senate as a strong advocate for the environment and green energy, greater enforcement of voting rights, and just transition for workers.