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Latest news from the Green Party of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Area

No Spray Webinar "Removing Pesticides From our Public Spaces" will feature a Green Party of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Area (GPAMA) panelist relating our effort to end the use of glyphosate on county-administered properties in Bernalillo County. Join this national webinar on Zoom on Thursday, April 8, at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Register in advance. Continue reading

April 2021 Green Star

Green Star is a publication of the Green Party of Pennsylvania Working toward a future where people and planet are valued, and our government represents all of us. Puff, Puff, Pass All of the Cannabis Bills in PA! by GPPA Co-chair Tina Olson Continue reading

Green Party celebrates MRTA's historic passage while calling for true legalization

ALBANY, NY – 3/31/21 - Green Party of New York officers celebrated the passage of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) as the culmination of a decades-long struggle by activists and communities to allow for legal sales of cannabis and to begin the process of rebuilding spaces ravaged by the failed Drug War. Party leaders said the organization had always proudly been on the front lines of the struggle for marijuana legalization. Party spokespeople also said they hoped the flaws of MRTA would be addressed soon, and that New York would follow Oregon's lead and decriminalize all drugs. Continue reading

No more broken promises: We demand a REAL Green New Deal

With President Biden in town today (Wednesday March 31), the Green Party of Allegheny County is meeting at the City-County Building downtown from 11:00am to 12:00pm, to demand no more broken promises: end fossil fuel subsidies, establish a living wage of at least $15 an hour, and let us have a world we can live in. RSVP to the Facebook event! We will be livestreaming - check the Facebook event for updates! Continue reading

Three Days Left to Register Green or Pay Dues Ahead of the April 2nd Deadline!

TRENTON, NJ – There are THREE days left to register to vote or change your political party affiliation to the "Green Party" ahead of the April 2nd deadline which is one month before the 2021 Green Party of New Jersey Annual Convention on May 2nd, 2021. We are working now to vet candidates for the upcoming electoral season: Governor & Lieutenant Governor, State Assembly, State Senate, County Commissioner, Town Council and for Board of Education. If you are interested in running locally or for a state seat please submit your request here. Continue reading

Pittsburgh region groups demand more from Biden

PITTSBURGH – As President Biden visits Pittsburgh on March 31st to promote his “Build Back Better” campaign, Pittsburgh region organizers, advocates, and activists publicly remember many years of broken promises by leaders and elected officials of the Democratic Party, decades in which the rhetoric of justice and human rights diverged wildly from the bipartisan realities of endless war that devours our resources and has displaced millions of refugees. We remember the bipartisan abandonment of workers and unions in service to corporate donors. We refuse to forget the bipartisan building of the mass incarceration system and enablement of police violence against people of color. We remember that both parties accepted massive campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry and richly repaid the favors with trillions of dollars of direct subsidies and deregulation threatening our very future existence as a species. Continue reading

Maine Greens oppose trans sports ban

The Maine Green Independent Party opposes discrimination in all forms, including discrimination against transgender people. With legislation being proposed in various states across the nation, including Maine, to ban transgender students from participating in sports, we felt it was important to take a stand. The state committee of the Maine Green Independent Party voted with consensus, to oppose LD 926--Maine's bill that would codify institutional discrimination against transgender women. PORTLAND, ME – The Maine Green Independent Party opposes LD 926, a bill that would exclude transgender women from participating in interscholastic sport in all Maine public schools and universities, including intramural sports. Continue reading

Pacific Green Party of Oregon Spring Convention

April 10, 2021 CORVALLIS, OR – The 2021 Pacific Green Party of Oregon Spring Convention will focus on Communications, Legislative work and local Races. The tentative agenda is located here. The 2021 Spring Convention will focus on Communications, Legislative work and local Races Please REGISTER to attend - we need to credential you beforehand. Continue reading

Action Alert - Testimony needed this week for campaign finance reform

Campaign Finance Reform - PROGRESS but we need your input now! CORVALLIS, OR – YES!  House bill 3343 is getting a lot of traction - it is getting a hearing March 30, 1:00pm - we need to send testimony before the hearing and up to 24 hours after.   HB 3343 is getting a lot of attention but it is an uphill battle:  moneyed interests, including unions (yes, they are being a bit shortsighted) want to keep the money flowing to influence elections and legislation. Continue reading

Celebrate the "Other MLK Day"

April 3 10:00 a.m. - Noon on Zoom Public Invited to Hear, Help Read "Beyond Vietnam" Speech Given in NYC One Year Before Dr. King's Assassination JACKSON, MI – To celebrate the "Other MLK Day", there will be a public reading on Zoom Saturday, April 3 from 10am to noon of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "A Time to Break Silence" -- also known as the "Beyond Vietnam" speech. Continue reading