WASHINGTON, DC –The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), a national nonpartisan environmental organization, released their 2015 National Environmental Scorecard today. The scorecard scores every Congressional member on votes cast on environmental issues during the first session of the 114th Congress. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) received a rating of 89%.
“I am proud to be recognized by the League of Conservation Voters for my 2015 record on important environmental issues ranging from energy to public health and wildlife conservation,”said Congressman Hoyer. “I am proud of the policies I have supported in Congress to protect our environment for Maryland families. I have been dedicated to supporting natural resources in the Fifth District including securing funds to restore the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its many tributaries. I look forward to continuing to work with the LCV on their mission to turn environmental values into priorities on the federal, state and local levels.”
The LCV scorecard included a total of 35 House votes, which ties the record for the most votes scored in the House of Representatives for the fourth time in five years. Clickhere to view Congressman Hoyer’s full score.