The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund PAC has endorsed Jennifer Rocco-Runnion of Amesbury in the election for the 1st Essex State Representative district, a credit to her commitment to the environment.
“Jennifer Rocco-Runnion will work hard to protect the environment at both the local and the state level,” stated ELM Action Fund Executive Director Joe O’Brien. "She knows that we need to build a clean energy economy that will power us into the future."
“Jennifer is deeply passionate about her district and environmental issues, ” said ELM Action Fund President Elizabeth Henry. “We need strong leaders like her in the state house that understand we can have both a healthy environment and a healthy economy.”
"It is my honor to receive the endorsement of the ELM Action Fund," said Rocco-Runnion. " I am passionate about caring for our planet and safeguarding it for future generations. I am committed to be a leader in protecting our environment from the effects of climate change. I will advocate to preserve our coastal ecosystems, keep our rivers clean, increase environmental funding to 1% of the operating budget and advance Massachusetts towards the goal of relying 100% on renewable energy by 2050."
Jennifer has spent the last 20 years involved in grassroots activism, including volunteering for planned parenthood, campaigning in New Hampshire for President Obama, lobbying Congress for international adoption rights, supporting groups like the Farnum Center to combat the opioid crisis, helping at risk youth through the Canal St Gym in Lawrence, and serving on the board of the Cuvilly Arts and Earth Center which focuses on environmental education for children. Jennifer is the mother of six children and lives in Amesbury with her husband, Timm, and their three daughters. To learn more, please visit her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/voteroccorunnion.