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New York Green Gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins criticizes Democrats Cuomo, Patterson

On The Wilder Side:

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party of New York State candidate for Governor, said today he opposed Governor Paterson’s proposal to raid more than $100 million from the Environmental Protection Fund under the guise of raising $6 million to keep state parks and historic sites open.

Hawkins noted:

When the state is rebating $16 billion annually to Wall Street speculators from the Stock Transfer Tax, it certainly doesn’t need to raid an already depleted fund for environmental capital projects in order to keep state parks open.

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