CA League of Conservation Voters endorses Laura Friedman for Assembly
CLCV calls Friedman a “creative and effective environmental leader.”
For immediate release, 11/16/15
Contact: Parke Skelton (626) 535-9616
Laura Friedman scores another huge victory with the endorsement of the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV).
“Laura Friedman is a creative and effective environmental leader who repeatedly demonstrates the significance of local action in protecting our environment,” stated CLCV Chief Executive Officer Sarah Rose. “CLCV is proud to endorse her for the Assembly where she will bring her passionate advocacy for healthy communities to the entire state.”
CLCV is the non-partisan political arm of California environmental movement and it has a long history of effective support for pro-environment legislative candidates.
As a Glendale City Councilmember, Laura Friedman led the effort to require new developments to incorporate green building and energy standards which surpassed those of the state. She has led Glendale’s aggressive renewal energy portfolio, clean fuel energy fleet, the city’s bicycle and pedestrian master plan and streamlined rooftop solar program. She has helped build a walkable, bikeable downtown linked to regional public transit.
As a member of the Board of the Metropolitan Water District, Friedman has fought for increased funding for conservation and local water resources.
Laura Friedman is running for the Assembly currently held by Mike Gatto who is termed out. It includes the cities of Glendale, Burbank, La Canada Flintridge and the Silver Lake and Los Feliz neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Friedman is in her second term on the Glendale City Council.
Friedman has already been endorsed by State Senators Carol Liu, Hannah Beth Jackson, Fran Pavley, scores of local elected leaders from every community in the district, and by the Democratic Women’s Legislative Caucus.
November 18, 2015