News Archive

Oregon's 2010 Primary Election is May 18 and OLCV has already been working to ensure that Oregon voters elect leaders who protect Oregon's natural legacy. OLCV's volunteer steering committees have been interviewing dozens of candidates around the state who have applied for the OLCV endorsement.

Exciting announcements regarding OLCV's upcoming 13th Annual Dinner for the Environment

The dinner, on April 23, 2010, promises to be an exciting event this year, and well-attended, approaching 1,000 guests.

We hope you remembered to move your clocks an hour ahead on Sunday. Here's a reminder to help you remember to Spring Forward with Multnomah County OLCV this Tuesday!

The Oregon Conservation Network claims victory, cites disappointment

Significant progress and one perplexing loss mark February session

SALEM, OR – The Oregon Conservation Network won on two out of three of its Priorities for a Healthy Oregon for the 2010 Special Session of the Oregon Legislature, which ended today. More than 40 of Oregon’s leading environmental groups joined forces to pass three bills, which would protect Oregon’s children, build livable communities and preserve Oregon’s coastal legacy.

Today, the Oregon League of Conservation Voters joined the national League of Conservations Voters in releasing the 2009 National Environmental Scorecard, revealing scores for the Oregon delegation in the first session of the 111th Congress. For 30 years, the National Environmental Scorecard issued by LCV has been the nationally accepted yardstick used to rate members of Congress on environmental, public health and energy issues.

Bill to protect coastal communities, local jobs and pristine beaches now heads to governor's desk.

A bill that extends Oregon’s moratorium on offshore drilling for ten more years passed the Oregon Senate today with a vote of 22-8.

The Oregon League of Conservation Voters endorses Will Rasmussen in race to replace Scott Bruun

Portland, OR—The Oregon League of Conservation Voters has endorsed Will Rasmussen in the race for the House District 37 seat.

Rasmussen works as an attorney with a focus on land-use issues. He has already gained the support of some of Oregon’s key conservation leaders like Rep. Jules Bailey (D-Portland) and Oregon Attorney General John Kroger.

OLCV Education Fund, OLCV's sister organization, administers a number of programs that help citizens learn how to make real changes in their community--like improving the quality of their water and air and protecting neighborhoods, farmland, and wildlife.

This month, OLCV Education Fund invites you to Campaigning to Win 2010.

Experience a compelling, nonpartisan campaign training, designed to teach critical organizing skills to citizens who care about the environment and want to engage in effective, winning campaigns.

RSVP by TONIGHT to join a conversation with Oregon's Speaker of the House Dave Hunt and Oregon State Senator Chris Edwards about protecting our children from the toxic chemical Bisphenol A (BPA).

When: This Wednesday (Feb. 10) at 7 p.m.

Bill to protect coastal communities, local jobs and pristine beaches now heads to Senate

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