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Party News

Sep 15 2013
Jill appears in Petaluma, San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles.
Aug 22 2013
The Green Party of California will consider endorsements for a Green candidate in each of the following 2014 statewide offices, to appear on the June 2014 primary election ballot: Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner and Superintendent of Public Education. The process will include: 
Jul 9 2013
By Michael Feinstein,Spokesperson, Green Party of California Executive Summary: Proposition 14, passed by the voters in the June 2010 primary, has had profoundly negative effects upon California’s smaller, long-standing ballot-qualified parties: 
Jun 23 2013
The GPCA General Assembly declares as a goal for the GPCA in 2014 that there is a unified and coordinated slate of Green candidates for California's statewide constitutional offices
May 28 2013
Come hear elected Greens, including Richmond Green Mayor Gayle McLaughlin - the highest elected Green in California.
May 23 2013
In view of the devastating effect the Top Two system is having on California's smaller parties, the following statement was sent to all 120 members of the California state legislature
May 15 2013
The Green Party of California opposes AB955, which would establish a two-tier educational system in California's Community Colleges
May 3 2013
Twenty-three year old Green Ruscal Cayangyang was re-elected Student Trustee May 3rd.
Apr 10 2013
Green Presidential Debate, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, January 13th, 2008. Featuring 2008 Green Presidential candidates Jared Ball, Kent Mesplay, Cynthia McKinney, Kat Swift and Jesse Johnson.   • Welcoming Remarks - Ross Mirkarimi (San Francisco Board of Supervisors), Amiee Allison (Master of Ceremonies), Gayle McLaughlin (Mayor, Richmond, CA)  (7:33) • Opening Statements - all candidates (24:46)

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Press Releases

Mar 17 2011
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?"
Mar 15 2011
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.
Mar 14 2011
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.
Mar 2 2011
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.
Feb 24 2011
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.
Feb 15 2011
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.
Jan 31 2011
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.
Jan 31 2011
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.
Jan 10 2011
Gov. Brown missed an "historic opportunity" to fix California when he announced his budget Monday, and continues the trend of balancing the state's finances on the backs of working families through increased "regressive" taxes for vehicles and sales while allowing the wealthiest off the hook, said the Green Party of California.
Jan 4 2011
Gov. Brown's inaugural speech Monday was far off the mark, asking the poorest in state to shoulder more austerity even while the wealthiest in the state get wealthier, charged 2010 Green Party of California gubernatorial candidate Laura Wells.

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