The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund today endorsed Senator Jamie Eldridge of Acton in the election for the Middlesex and Worcester State Senate district, a credit to his commitment to the environment.
"Senator Eldridge has been one of our strongest allies in the fight to restore environmental funding,” stated ELM Action Fund Executive Director Joe O’Brien. "He has always been a steadfast defender of our land and water."
"Senator Eldridge is one of Massachusetts' strongest environmental champions. He understands the importance of investing in clean energy and parks to help address climate change, create jobs, and build healthier communities,” said ELM Action Fund President Elizabeth Henry. “For years he has fought to preserve the state's priceless natural resources for all citizens."
As the Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change and a member of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, Senator Eldridge has introduced and supported numerous bills focusing on the expansion of renewable energy and the protection of our natural resources. He has been an avid supporter of the Public Lands Preservation Act and increased funding for environmental agencies and programs. He has also been a champion of water issues, including drought management and municipal water infrastructure.
Senator Eldridge is a lifelong Action resident. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where he was President of the Student Body, and Boston College Law School, where he served as President of the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) for two years. To learn more about Senator Eldridge, please visit his website at www.jamieeldridge.com.
The ELM Action Fund is a nonpartisan organization that help pass laws that protect our environmental legacy, hold our elected officials accountable, and work to build the political power of the environmental community. To learn more about our work and our recent electoral victories visit www.elmaction.org/campaigns.