Sierra Club: State Lawmakers Get Low Marks
Latest Scorecard Shows House Members Get a “D” and Senate Receives a Failing Grade On Key Environmental Votes
LANSING - The Sierra Club Michigan Chapter today released its Legislative Scorecard, which tracked environmental voting behavior of state House and Senate members during the 2013-14 legislative session. The Michigan Senate scored an average failing grade of 48 percent, with the House receiving a narrow passing grade of 60 percent. While the Scorecard generally showed that Democrats voted to maintain or strengthen environmental protections- more disturbingly - it showed Republicans generally voted to weaken or eliminate environmental protections. Read More HERE.