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Colleen Deacon

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Colleen Deacon
First Name: Colleen
Last Name: Deacon
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State: New York
Office: House
House District: 24
Party: Democratic
Incumbent or Challenger: Challenger
House Official Site:
Senate Official Site:
Campaign Site: https://colleendeacon.com/
Official Facebook:
Campaign Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/colleendeaconforcongress
Official Twitter:
Campaign Twitter: https://twitter.com/colleendeacon

Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

Colleen Deacon said “Scientists have reached a clear consensus. Our country’s dependence on fossil fuels and other dirty energy sources pollutes the air we breathe, disrupts our climate, and produces serious health risks, particularly for vulnerable citizens like children and seniors”. (1, 2) If elected, she says she will: “Push for major new investments in clean energy technology, which will not only reduce the pollution that causes climate change, but create new, good-paying jobs for our region” and “Encourage continued cooperation with the international community to address the harmful effects of climate change”. (1, 2)

1. “Katko says his position on climate change evolving, recognizes human role” on WRVO.org, by Payne Horning, 2016-07-22. http://wrvo.org/post/katko-says-his-position-climate-change-evolving-recognizes-human-role#stream/0

2. “Preserving Our Natural Resources & Addressing Climate Change”, Colleen Deacon for Congress. https://colleendeacon.com/preserving-our-natural-resources-addressing-climate-change Accessed 2016-10-10.

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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

On her campaign website, Colleen Deacon states, “Scientists have reached a clear consensus. Our country’s dependence on fossil fuels and other dirty energy sources pollutes the air we breathe, disrupts our climate, and produces serious health risks, particularly for vulnerable citizens like children and seniors…We owe it to future generations to protect our natural lands and resources by transitioning away from the dirty energy sources and creating good-paying jobs in the process”. https://colleendeacon.com/preserving-our-natural-resources-addressing-climate-change

News article referencing this quote/page: http://wrvo.org/post/katko-says-his-position-climate-change-evolving-recognizes-human-role#stream/0

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

On her campaign website, she states she will, “Push for major new investments in clean energy technology, which will not only reduce the pollution that causes climate change, but create new, good-paying jobs for our region. Advocate for new energy efficiency standards and additional incentives to support improvements. Encourage continued cooperation with the international community to address the harmful effects of climate change”. https://colleendeacon.com/preserving-our-natural-resources-addressing-climate-change

News article referencing this quote/page: http://wrvo.org/post/katko-says-his-position-climate-change-evolving-recognizes-human-role#stream/0

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

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Other relevant and significant information.

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