A Successful Election Day for the Environment

This year the ELM Action Fund made municipal endorsements across the Commonwealth. Exciting candidates that understand the importance of strong environmental policy were on ballots for City Council and Mayor all over Massachusetts. Fourteen ELM Action Fund endorsed candidates were elected. Voters have shown they want their elected officials to have a vision to address the climate crisis.

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ELM Action Fund Announces New Executive Director

Clare Kelly will join the ELM Action Fund in early July, bringing expertise and years of experience in Massachusetts politics and environmental advocacy. Her passion and experience will take our Action Fund to the next level, electing environmental champions, holding elected official accountable, and building political will for environmental progress. ELM Action Fund is also announcing its first round of endorsements for the 2019 municipal elections.

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The Massachusetts Delegation Earned High Scores on the National Environmental Scorecard

The League of Conservation Voters released their scorecard, grading every Senator and member of Congress for their environmental votes taken during 2018.

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Election Night Welcomes Green Wave in Massachusetts

Election night was an exciting night for the environmental movement, both in the state of Massachusetts and across the nation. The dangerous rollbacks of environmental policy at the federal level energized green voters in record numbers. Yesterday’s results prove that Massachusetts voters see the environment as a priority, and they made their voices heard.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Commit to Double Down on Offshore Wind Power

As Election Day grows near, the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund and the National Wildlife Federation Action Fund sought a guarantee that the next Governor of Massachusetts would ensure that our state maintains a leadership role in launching the nation’s offshore wind industry.

Both campaigns were eager to participate, further demonstrating that steps the Commonwealth has taken on energy issues in recent years are moving Massachusetts in the right direction.

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Environmental Champions Come Out on Top in Primary Elections

In yesterday’s primary elections, legislators and challengers who support environmental progress won important races across the state from the Berkshires to Boston. 11 champions  who were endorsed by the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund and had an opponent in yesterday’s primary races won, including competitive races in Lexington, Brookline, and Framingham.

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Representative Liz Malia Endorsed by ELM Action Fund PAC

The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund PAC has endorsed Representative Liz Malia of Boston in the election for the 11th Suffolk State Representative district, a credit to her commitment to the environment.

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Representative Byron Rushing Endorsed by ELM Action Fund PAC

The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund PAC has endorsed Representative Byron Rushing of Boston in the election for the 9th Suffolk State Representative district, a credit to his commitment to the environment.

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