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Green Party attacks latest billion-dollar budget cuts to poor, and elderly

The Green Party of California attacked Gov. Brown's slashing more than $11 billion from the state budget late Thursday, calling the actions avoidable if only the Governor and the Legislature had "guts."

Brown signed legislation approving higher community college fees, eliminating Adult Day Health Care, and cutting monies from welfare-to-work grants and First5 childhood development funds.

Green Party of California endorses state and national protests Saturday against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Greens also call for humane treatment, release of WikiLeaks suspect

The Green Party of California endorsed the statewide and national demonstrations March 19 and next month opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well calling for the inhumane treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is being held incommunicado in connection with the WikiLeaks release of documents to the public.

Gov. Brown accused of offering 'false choices' about budget, asked if he supports 'human needs or tax breaks for huge corporations' in letter from Green Party state official

Gov. Jerry Brown was accused of offering "false choices" to Californians about the state budget by an official of the opposition Green Party of California, who went on to ask the governor if he stands "with us for human needs, or will you instead stand for continuing tax breaks for huge corporations and the very wealthy?"

Environmental watchdog, with family in Japan, says U.S. must 'examine' posture toward nuclear power; insists alternatives safer and more economically viable

GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS RELEASE

SACRAMENTO (Mar 15, 2011) A Green Party environmental watchdog - whose wife's entire family resides in Japan - said today that it is "inevitable that the United States must re-examine its own posture regarding not only the future of nuclear power, but also the management of the 104 nuclear power plants already operating" in the U.S.

Green Party of California sympathizes with Japanese people, expresses concern for safety of California, supports dismantling all nuclear power plants and shift to 'greener, safer power sources'

The Green Party of California Monday expressed its "deepest sympathies" with the people of Japan after last week's earthquake and tsunami disaster, and the possible nuclear catastrophe that may engulf Japan and parts of the rest of the world - including California, which may be one of the first mainland states to be effected by radiation from a Japanese meltdown.

Green Party throws political muscle behind statewide UC student protests, compares actions to young people's role to overthrow of dictator in Egypt

Green Party of California officials this week threw their political muscle behind statewide student-based protests Wednesday at UC and other campuses against continued hikes in fees and tuition.

Green Party of California supports public worker protests in Wisconsin, California and other states; Greens urge more 'pushing back' to preserve workers' rights

GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS RELEASE

SACRAMENTO - In response to the Wisconsin protests - and sympathetic actions in California and other states by public employees this week to preserve their rights to collective bargaining - the Green Party of California affirmed its support for unionized public workers across California and nation.

Green Party of California backs protests at Sen. Feinstein's home and office, urges investigation of mistreatment of accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning

GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS RELEASE

SACRAMENTO - The Green Party of California this week said it supports actions - including pickets at her office and home - to pressure U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein to investigate human rights violations against accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, who is charged with leaking information about U.S. war crimes and failed foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Gov. Brown asks for ideas, but Green Party wants to know if he'll listen to 2 ideas to save the state: Oil severance tax and fixing 3-Strikes law

Will Gov. Jerry Brown - who "said" he wanted ideas - REALLY listen to ideas that could save working families money and help California recover from its financial crisis, asked the Green Party of California Monday night after the governor gave his 14-minute State of the State address.

Green Party warns Brown that, like Egypt, the "have not's" can only take so much; Urge Governor to fix financial crisis by taxing the wealthy as they do the rest of us

GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS RELEASE

SACRAMENTO - The Green Party of California warned Gov. Jerry Brown today - minutes before he gives his "State of the State" address - to not go down the same path as ex-Gov. Schwarzenegger by trying to solve California's financial crisis on the backs of workers and the poor.

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