NWF Action Fund Endorses Sen. Susan Collins for Re-Election
"Senator Collins isn't afraid to cross party lines to take a stand for hunters and anglers, fighting to protect Maine's air and water from industrial mercury pollution," said Curtis Fisher, senior adviser to the National Wildlife Federation Action Fund.
The National Wildlife Federation Action Fund has endorsed
the re-election of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. A member of the
Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, Sen. Collins has served as a leading voice
for bipartisan conservation solutions.
“Senator Collins isn’t afraid to cross party lines to take a
stand for hunters and anglers, fighting to protect Maine’s air and water from
industrial mercury pollution,” said Curtis Fisher, senior adviser to the
National Wildlife Federation Action Fund. “She’s also been a bipartisan leader
in supporting on-the-ground conservation progress, including investments in key
fish and wildlife programs such as the Land and Water Conservation Fund.”
Sen. Collins has opposed oil drilling in the Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge, a vital wildlife habitat that supports key species from
migratory waterfowl to caribou. She’s also a cosponsor of the
bipartisan Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act.
“Susan Collins is a champion for America’s emerging offshore
wind energy industry that can create thousands of jobs, power millions of homes and
businesses, and protect our communities and wildlife by cutting the industrial
carbon pollution that’s fueling climate change,” said Bill Houston, a Maine guide and
a leading conservationist. “Maine’s hunters and anglers need a strong voice for
moderate conservation values representing us in Washington now more than ever.”
The National Wildlife Federation Action Fund has invested
over $2 million to help conservation candidates win in each of the last two
Congressional campaign cycles. All 18 candidates endorsed by the NWF Action
Fund won their races in the 2012
Congressional elections. Learn more at NWFActionFund.org.
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501(c)4 grassroots lobbying arm of the National Wildlife Federation. NWF Action Fund is
an organization that advocates for the conservation interests of hunters,
anglers and outdoor enthusiasts from all walks of life and political stripes.
We are committed to encouraging participation in the democratic process and
inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. www.nwfactionfund.org.