If you’re a pro-environment voter in Ohio, this year’s U.S. Senate race is one you have to pay attention to. Senator Sherrod Brown, who has a near-perfect lifetime League of Conservation Voters score, is running against Congressman Jim Renacci, who has a terrible record on clean energy, protecting Lake Erie, and public land protection.
Some may see our Senator Sherrod Brown as a working people’s champion. After all, he has stood behind trade unions, fought for better wages and safer working conditions, and has battled his entire career in Congress to see a return to steel manufacturing in cities like Lorain and Canton. Senator Brown has managed to do this while maintaining a lifetime LCV score of 93%
Columbus, OH -- The Ohio Environmental Council Action Fund today released the Ohio delegation’s scores on the League of Conservation Voters’ 2017 National Environmental Scorecard. The Scorecard is the LCV’s primary yardstick for evaluating the environmental records of every member of Congress, and is available online at scorecard.lcv.org.