Levin, Stabenow, and Ehlers Ranked on Environmental Votes

The League of Conservation Voters has released its annual rating of federal legislators and their support for the environment. Grand Rapids area legislators Rep. Ehlers, Sen. Levin, and Sen. Stabenow are ranked on a variety of key votes identified by the organization.


The League of Conservation Voters has released its annual ranking and evaluation of legislators’ support for the environment. Michigan Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow both received “100%” rankings from the League, who says that they voted in support of the environment one-hundred percent of the time.

Grand Rapids area Representative Vern Ehlers–who is often praised as an “environmentalist”–received a 69% ranking for his votes this term. Earlier this year, the League endorsed Ehlers for Congress.

Outside West Michigan, it is worth noting that 7th District Representative Tim Walberg was named one of Congress’ “Dirty Dozen” for being “…one of the most anti-environment members of the 2006 Congressional class.” Holland area Representative Pete Hoekstra and 4th District Representative David Camp–both Republicans–earn 0% ratings.

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