Tag Archives: Green Party of New York

Green Party of New York: On May Day, Green Party Calls for New York to Collect Stock Transfer Tax to Avoid Deep Budget Cuts

The Green Party of New York sent out the following press release today, May Day, calling for the collection of a stock transfer tax to avoid budget cuts.  It is also posted on the Green Party of New York website.

05-01-20, Albany — The Green Party of New York today — May Day — said that the crippling austerity of $10 billion in cuts proposed by Governor Cuomo to offset $13.3… Read more ...

Green Party of New York: Earth Day at 50: Only A Green New Deal Can Rebuild a Post-COVID-19 ‘New’ New York

The Green Party of New York released the following statement today, April 22, Earth Day: 

On the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, the Green Party of New York said that rebuilding a ‘New’ New York from COVID-19 should be done by building a healthier, cleaner, and more equitable ecosystem. Green officers stated that a Green New Deal would begin to address the twin problems of the economic depression caused by the coronavirus crisis and the looming threat of catastrophic climate change.… Read more ...

Green Party of New York: Green Party Blasts DNC’s Attack Against The New York State Board of Elections & Congressional Candidate Greenfield

The Green Party of New York today published the following press release concerning the Democratic National Committee’s attempt to circumvent the New York State Board of Elections from reviewing Democratic objections to the petition of a Green Party candidate for Congress, Steven Greenfield.

NEW PALTZ, NY — Green Party officers condemned the unprecedented legal action by the Democratic National Committee that seeks to prevent the New York State Board Of Elections from exercising its lawful function of ruling on the specific objections local Democrats filed to the petition of Green candidate Steven Greenfield, of New Paltz, in New York’s 19th Congressional District.… Read more ...

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.”… Read more ...

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
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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
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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 ...