Groundswell: CLCV Blog

 
Aug 24, 2018
Big Oil and corporate polluters are on the verge of gaining unprecedented influence in Sacramento over lawmakers thanks to AB 84. This wrongheaded legislation would undo decades of progress on campaign finance reform by allowing unlimited contributions to legislative leadership -- even while deciding votes on key legislation.
Jun 13, 2018

If you are like most Californians, you know the water that comes out of your tap is some of the cleanest in the world. But unfortunately that isn’t the case for everyone.

Jun 6, 2018

With last night’s results still coming in, one thing is already crystal clear: California’s environment was the big winner, thanks in large part to CLCV members like you!

Jun 4, 2018

Trying to figure out how to vote in Tuesday's election? We’ve got you covered!

Each election the CLCV team carefully reviews the propositions on the ballot, analyzes their environmental impacts, and makes recommendations on how our members can vote.

May 2, 2018

This is important. Corporate polluters including Chevron, Valero, and Dow Chemical have already spent $107,000 to try to buy a single legislative seat, and they still have more than half a million dollars left in their “dark money” PAC. If history is any indication, this is just a taste of what’s to come. That’s right, it’s election season in California again, and these special interests are perfectly on cue.

Mar 7, 2018

We're sounding the alarm: President Trump has put the fate of our nation's most pristine coastlines in serious danger.

Feb 15, 2018

Last week CLCV hosted our 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum in Huntington Park along with our allies CBE Action, CEJA Action, and United Food and Commercial Workers.

Nov 14, 2017

We're excited to invite you to this year’s Southern California Environmental Leadership Awards.

Oct 20, 2017

Last month, the US House of Representatives passed legislation to slash the EPA’s budget by $500 million. Now the Senate is moving to consider the same cuts and needs to hear from you! 

Oct 19, 2017

Sunday night was the deadline for Governor Brown to sign or veto bills, and with so much happening in the past month, we wanted to update you on some of the highlights and lowlights of the end of the legislative session and the governor’s actions.

 
 
 

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