2015 Scorecard Vote
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) offered an amendment to S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, which would establish a K-12 climate change education grant program. Participating states would compete for grants in order to create climate change science and solutions curriculum, teacher trainings, and to achieve sustainable building standards. On July 15, the Senate rejected the Markey amendment by a vote of 44-53 (Senate roll call vote 238). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE.