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Oct 13, 2018

The last few weeks have been particularly painful and scary for women and vulnerable populations across the country. It’s hard not to feel powerless when we see the continuing abuses of power by Donald Trump and his allies in Congress – but there is hope.

Oct 7, 2018

California is home to some of the most hotly contested congressional elections in the country, where results in November — and who controls the House — will be decided by the smallest of margins.

Oct 3, 2018

As we speak, the Trump Administration is threatening to open California’s Coast up for unsafe offshore oil drilling. We must act to stop them!

Sep 20, 2018

Last week, as thousands of climate activists from around the world came to San Francisco to make bold commitments, elevate frontline communities, and collectively set our intention to address climate change, we were reminded once again of an important truth: Who we elect to public office matters.

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.

 
 
 

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