Denny Heck Endorsed by League of Conservation Voters Action Fund

Oct. 11, 2012

Olympia, Washington – Denny Heck is the only candidate running in Washington’s 10th Congressional District who recognizes the threat climate change poses to our planet. That’s why one of the nation’s leading environmental groups, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, is endorsing Denny Heck today.

“The LCV Action Fund is proud to endorse Denny Heck for Congress because he will fight climate change and industrial pollution with investments in clean energy that create sustainable jobs in Washington,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski.

“Whether incentivizing energy efficiency in homes and businesses or cleaning up the Puget Sound for generations to come, Denny Heck has a concrete plan that will protect Washington’s environment and promote a thriving regional economy,” Karpinski continued.

“Denny Heck shares important environmental values with voters in the 10th District. He understands that a strong economy and healthy environmental go hand-in-hand, and will work to protect what makes Washington such a special place to live. We enthusiastically support LCV Action Fund’s endorsement of Denny Heck for Congress," added Brendon Cechovic, Executive Director of Washington Conservation Voters.

Denny Heck, 60, is an entrepreneur, former State Representative and co-founder of TVW, a statewide public affairs TV channel in Washington State. Denny attended and graduated from The Evergreen State College in 1973 and has lived in Olympia for the past 26 years with his wife Paula and their two children, Bob and Trey. Denny and Paula, a retired middle school principal, have been married 36 years.


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