Hartford, CT – The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has endorsed Martha Marx (D) to represent the 20th Senate District of the Connecticut General Assembly. The district includes the towns of Bozrah, East Lyme, Montville, New London, Niantic, Old Lyme, Stonington, Salem, Waterford, and Uncasville,
As a nurse, Martha Marx knows the importance of a clean environment to public health. CTLCV believes she will be a strong voice for the people at the Capitol. Martha is committed to clean energy–like wind and solar power–to create jobs, lower costs, and move past our dependency on fossil fuels.
To receive CTLCV’s endorsement, all candidates must complete a survey on the environment. Endorsements are issued based on their interview, responses to the survey, and demonstrated leadership on specific issues. Martha Marx’s survey responses were exceptionally strong.
As a New London City Council member, Martha Marx has energetically served her constituents. She enhanced public transportation with the “Safe Ride” project and is a strong supporter of sustainable energy production. Martha understands the urgent need to defend our coastal towns and will prioritize the threat of hurricanes and sea level rise due to climate change.
“As a State Senator, Martha Marx will bring strong leadership on these issues. We need her at the frontline of advocacy for environmental legislation at the Capitol.” said Lori Brown, CTLCV Executive Director.
The CT League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) is a nonpartisan statewide organization dedicated to protecting Connecticut’s environment. CTLCV works to pass equitable and sustainable legislation that impacts our air, land, water, wildlife, and climate, and holds all state legislators accountable with an annual Environmental Scorecard.
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