September 16, 2011
AUGUSTA – The non-partisan Maine Conservation Voters gave Rep. Sheryl Briggs, D-Mexico, a “4 out of 4” for her votes to protect the environment during the first session of the 125th Legislature. Rep. Briggs has a 100 percent lifetime score from MCV.
"As an outdoor enthusiast and as a grandmother, I believe that it is important that we make sure that Maine is a place where we can continue to enjoy the outdoors now and in the future,” said Briggs.
Legislators were graded on their votes regarding energy efficiency, clean water, children’s health, wildlife and the North Woods. The Maine Conservation Voters 2011 scorecard measured votes on some of the most significant environmental issues passed this year:
In past years, MCV scorecards have been used to showcase votes that furthered protections for Maine’s environment, which is central to the state’s economic brand.
View the full scorecard on the web site for Maine Conservation Voters.
Jodi Quintero [Briggs], 287-1488, c. 841-6279