Frank Cetera to run for Syracuse Common Council

Frank Cetera will declare his candidacy for Councilor At-Large on Monday, May 8 at 12:15 PM on the front steps of Syracuse City Hall. Cetera will outline his plan for A SYRACUSE THAT WORKS - jobs for its people and a city government that gets things done. Continue reading

Green Party of Virginia Calls for Medicare for All

Corporate Parties Unable to Address the Crisis Richmond, VA –  The Green Party of Virginia calls for a Medicare type healthcare system for all Americans. At a time when our legislators from the two corporate led parties have demonstrated the inability to adequately address the crisis before us, we call for a federally administered single-payer health care program. Universal single-payer health care means comprehensive coverage for all Americans as a right of citizenship. Continue reading

Green Party of Ohio calls for termination of Rover Pipeline project

CLEVELAND OH – The Green Party of Ohio has issued a call for the immediate termination of the Rover Pipeline project. This project is being constructed by a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, the same company that is involved in the infamous Dakota Access Pipeline that dominated news coverage over the past year. The Rover Pipeline, which would cross several Ohio counties from the SE to NW parts of our state, has already received violation notices from the Ohio EPA regarding the leaking of drilling fluids into sensitive wetland areas in Richland and Stark counties. Continue reading

The Green Party will hold its 2017 Annual National Meeting in Newark, New Jersey, July 13-16

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States will hold its 2017 Annual National Meeting in Newark, New Jersey, from Thursday, July 13 to Sunday, July 16. Greens will convene at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. The 2017 meeting will feature Green Party panels, workshops, meetings of the Green National Committee, and other events. Green candidates running in 2017 and 2018 and elected officials are expected to attend. Continue reading

Green Party prepares for People's Climate March, April 29 in D.C. and across the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party members are preparing to participate in the People's Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate on Saturday, April 29, in Washington, D.C. and in related marches and events elsewhere in many cities in states. Green Party candidates, officeholders, and leaders are continuing to promote the "Green New Deal," a comprehensive plan to fight climate change and provide millions of new jobs by converting to a fossil-fuel-free economy. Continue reading

GPVA Endorses Workers March in DC

Stands in Solidarity With Labor RICHMOND,VA – The Green Party of Virginia leadership has voted to endorse the Workers March scheduled for April 30 in Washington, DC. It encourages its members, supporters and friends to join in solidarity. In his first message to Congress Abraham Lincoln said it well, that "Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves higher consideration." Continue reading

Green Party to join the March for Science, April 22 in Washington, D.C. and other locations

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Members of the Green Party of the United States will participate in the March for Science on Saturday, April 22, in Washington, D.C., as well as simultaneous satellite marches across the U.S. The Green Party has endorsed both the March for Science and the People's Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, April 29, also in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

Green Party of Ohio opposes First Energy's repeated bailout requests

Cleveland OH: The Green Party of Ohio has issued a statement opposing the latest attempt by First Energy to receive rate-payer borne subsidies to save itself from years of mismanagement. Back in December 2015, we publicly opposed the bailout deal that was being asked of the Public Utility Commission of Ohio. Now First Energy has help in the Statehouse where Senate Bill 128 has been introduced. This bill would force ratepayers in NE Ohio to pay more money out of pocket to keep the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear plants, both owned by First Energy, profitable to operate for the company. Once again, First Energy is threatening to shutter the plants if financial help is not forthcoming, the same threat that was made in 2015. Continue reading

Green Party helps fight Islamophobia: publishes guide for Green candidates and activists

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party's Coordinated Campaign Committee has released a briefing paper titled "Islamophobia: Another Social Construction of Racism". The paper is a guide for use by Green candidates and activists. "We are very pleased indeed to offer this new tool for Green Party candidates and activists," said Hillary Kane, co-chair of the committee. "We want to help Green Party activists be effective organizers in resistance to the frightening Islamophobic rhetoric and policies coming from the current administration." Continue reading

Green Party statement on Trump's missile strike in Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States strongly condemned President Donald Trump's unilateral cruise missile strike on a Syrian government airfield and called for a halt to further overt and covert military action by the U.S. Greens called for an internationally cooperative and impartial investigation of the nerve gas attack in Idlib province that killed scores of civilians, which supposedly motivated Mr. Trump to order the strikes. The U.S. alleges that the President Bashar al-Assad government is responsible for the gas attack, a claim disputed by some journalists covering the war. Continue reading