Tag Archives: Green Party of New York

Hawkins urges young voters to join Stein’s Young Greens Rising

HowieHawkins_JillSteinNew York political blog State of Politics reports that veteran state Green Party activist and candidate Howie Hawkins has urged young voters to join presidential candidate Jill Stein’s Young Greens Rising organization, which will officially launch Tuesday evening.

According to the Stein campaign, at 8:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Stein “will host a livestreamed discussion with students and young people” to “discuss Young Greens Rising and her Power to the People Plan, and take questions via a moderated live chat.”

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Howie Hawkins: “Stop Common Core” Is Republican Bait and Switch

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(The following was originally published on Howie Hawkin’s campaign website.)

Green Party: “Stop Common Core” Just Another Republican Push to Privatize Education

The Green Party today said that the effort by the Republicans to create a “Stop Common Core” ballot line was largely a fraudulent bait and switch effort.

“Rob Astorino is the Jimmy McMillan of education reform.… Read more ...

The Buffalo News: Green Party Candidate for Governor Campaigns in Buffalo

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(The following was originally published in The Buffalo News.)

A group of about 15 people waited, serenaded by soft flute music and cooled by a fan. Then Howie Hawkins walked in.

A woman wearing a green hard hat belted, “Heeeere’s Howie!”

A year ago, Hawkins would not have guessed he’d be here – stopping for another visit as he campaigns for governor again.… Read more ...

Green Candidates Turn Down The Fair Campaign Pledge

The above banner is from GreenRochester.org
From GP.org:
Green Candidates Turn Down The Fair Campaign Pledge
  • 2013-08-14 00:00:00
  • Rochester, NY
  • For Immediate Release
    August 14, 2013
    Claim League of Women Voters has no moral standing to make judgements on campaigns
    (Rochester) – The six candidates running for local office on the Green Party line announced today that they are refusing to participate in the 2013 Fair Campaign Election Practices Campaign, sponsored by the Rochester League of Women Voters and The Interfaith Alliance of Rochester.”There is no one who can argue that Greens have ever run campaigns that have violated their campaign pledge,” said City Council Candidate, David Atias, “but the Rochester League of Women Voters have made decisions that are anti-democratic and against their own mission and we cannot, in good conscience, participate in their program.”

    Atias is referring to the League of Women Voter’s decision to exclude Green Mayoral candidate, Alex White from their televised mayoral debate at the end of August.

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Green Party’s Kevin Bott joins race for Syracuse mayor

The following article, from syracuse.com, was posted on the front page of the Green Party’s website.

Green Party’s Kevin Bott joins race for Syracuse mayor

By Michelle Breidenbach | mbreidenbach@syracuse.com 
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on July 15, 2013 at 7:00 AM, updated July 15, 2013 at 10:41 AM

Kevin Bott, associate director of Imagining America, facilitating an arts workshop with formerly incarcerated men in New York City in 2012.Submitted photo

Syracuse, NY – Kevin Bott has announced he will run for Syracuse mayor on the Green Party line.

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Green Party Activist Emily Good, arrested for recording Rochester police, to run for Monroe County Sheriff

From Green Party Watch, June 25, 2013:

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From the Rochester Accent (New York State -KL) on May 21, 2013:

Emily Good announced her candidacy for Monroe County Sheriff on Monday. The release also invited media to a press conference to be held this morning at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Monroe County Jail on S.… Read more ...

Green Party Smacks Around Anthony Weiner At Forum

The Green Party Smacks Around Anthony Weiner

By Ross Barkan

Published June 11, 2013 on Politicker.com

Anthony Weiner and Sal Albanese at a Staten Island mayoral forum.

Anthony Weiner and Sal Albanese at a Staten Island mayoral forum.

Anthony Weiner took a beating on his first official stop in Staten Island Monday night.

Mr. Weiner was repeatedly hit by his rivals, including Green Party candidate Tony Gronowicz and former Councilman Sal Albanese, for an old racially-charged campaign flier, his congressional vote authorizing the Iraq War, and his allegedly “coarse” conduct during a candidates’ forum hosted by the Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay and Richmond Valley Civic Association.… Read more ...

Green Party NYS Statement Supporting GMO Labeling

Posted by Ursula Rozum  on June 03, 2013

Sign the petition to support GMO labeling in NYS!

The Green Party of New York urges the Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee to vote yes today on the GMO Labeling Bill A3525

Since we are what we eat, then there are few things more basic than our right to know what’s in our food.

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Green Party Candidate Emily Good Running for Monroe County, NY Sheriff

Published in the Rochester Accent on May 21st: 

Emily Good announced her candidacy for Monroe County Sheriff on Monday. The release also invited media to a press conference to be held this morning at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Monroe County Jail on S. Plymouth Ave.

Good’s unlawful arrest for recording an on-duty Rochester police officer in 2011 hit international news and became part of a heated debate about the civic right and responsibility to police the police.… Read more ...

Rebecca Rotzler elected New Paltz Trustee again

Rebecca Rotzler is a longtime, Green Party activist, who has served as a Co-Chair of the Green Party of the United States. Rotzler previously served as a New Paltz Village Trustee from 2003 to 2007.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Rebecca Rotzler was elected to serve again on the New Paltz Village Board.… Read more ...

Green Shadow Cabinet resists drones in Empire State

RELEASE: Green Shadow Cabinet resists drones in Empire State 
Thursday, April 25, 2013

 

(SYRAC– USE) Members of the newly formed Green Shadow Cabinet, an independent voice in U.S. politics representing the views of super majorities of the American people that are ignored by the corporate duopoly, will be participating in this weekend’s anti-drones convergence in Syracuse NY called “Resisting Drones, Global War and Empire,” April 26th – 28th.

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Howie Hawkins Blasts New York Governor Andrew Cuomo For “Lousy” Minimum Wage Deal

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 6:07 AM, Green News – DC <dcsgpnews10@gmail.com> wrote:

Hawkins Blasts Cuomo for Lousy Minimum Wage Deal
http://www.gp.org/press/pr-state.php?ID=600

For Immediate Release
March 20, 2013

Additional Information
Howie Hawkins
315-474-7055
hhawkins@igc.org

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party gubernatorial candidate who finished
third in the 2010 win a ballot line for his party, blasted the minimum
wage deal that Governor Cuomo has put together.

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