For Immediate Release
Today, Food & Water Action, the political arm of the national advocacy organization Food & Water Watch, endorsed Michelle Hinchey in the race for New York’s 41st Senate District, covering portions of Greene, Ulster, Dutchess and Columbia Counties.
Michelle won the endorsement based on her impressive record on climate and other environmental issues. Hinchey is firmly committed to the fight to move New York to 100 percent renewable energy, stopping fossil fuel infrastructure projects and protecting publicly-owned water systems from corporate takeover.
With the endorsement, Food & Water Action Organizer Emily Skydel issued the following statement:
“Michelle Hinchey is a true climate leader, and the fighter the Hudson Valley needs. Last year, she worked alongside Food & Water Action and the climate movement in the successful fight to stop the proposed Danskammer fracked gas power plant. In one legislative battle after another she has proved her mettle, championing the All-Electric Building Act and Build Public Renewables Act, standing up to polluters and standing up for the Hudson Valley.
“Michelle understands the urgency of the climate crisis and is committed to moving New York off fossil fuels. We are proud to endorse Michelle Hinchey and get to work to send her back to the Senate.”
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