WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Statehood Green Party was alarmed to hear that a red line train carrying 60 passengers derailed this morning outside Farragut North Station. While we are heartened to hear that there were no serious injuries, this is only the latest in a long line of very serious incidences that have occurred under the watch of WMATA.Read more
DC Statehood Green Party Calls for Revenue Payback from Top Earners Following Passage of GOP Tax Cut for the Rich
WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Statehood Green Party is calling for an increase in the DC state income tax rate for top earners following passage of the GOP tax scam by Congress and its signature into law President Trump on December 24, 2017.Read more
Welcome to the June 2017 issue of the DC Statehood Green Party monthly newsletter! In this issue you will find out how to get involved in our 2018 campaigns (candidates will be declaring shortly!), learn about how DC Greens are standing up for our communities, and hear more about the Green party's upcoming National Convention this July.Read more
DC Greens Condemn Chairman Mendelson's Decision to Raid $7.5 Million from Renewable Energy Development Fund
DC Statehood Greens signed on to a coalition letter last week condemning Chairman Mendelson's decision to raid $7.5 million in funding from the Renewable Energy Development Fund (REDF).Read more
DCSGP Condemns Metro Service Cuts and Fair Increases, Calls On WMATA to "Fund It, Fix It, Make It Fair"
WASHINGTON, DC – In the wake of critical budget WMATA shortfalls and increasingly frequent service outages that disproportionately affect low-income workers, senior citizens and students, the DC Statehood Green Party officially signed on as a sponsor member of ATU 689’s ’Save our System Coalition.’Read more
Speaking on behalf of the DC Statehood Green Party in a radio interview with WPFW's David Rabin on Tuesday, April 18, Legislative Director David Schwartzman strongly criticized District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser's proposed FY 2018 budget. DC Statehood Greens are calling on Mayor Bowser and the City Council to implement budget reforms that are both progressive and forward-looking.Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party leaders spoke out today about the environmental and public health threat posed by the Trump Administration's reckless industry-friendly actions, including attacks on regulations and Scott Pruitt's appointment to head the EPA.
The Green Party has endorsed upcoming marches for environmental and climate justice, including the March for Science, April 22 in Washington DC; the People's Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, April 29 in Washington DC; and satellite climate marches throughout the U.S.Read more
This article was written by Communications Director for the DC Statehood Green Party Justin McCarthy and originally appeared in The Hill.
Earlier this month, former head of President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpConway: Dems want 'to stop everything' Trump is trying to doSick and tired: Are White House policies perpetuating mental illness?NYT columnist urges IRS employees to unlawfully leak Trump's tax returnsMORE’s EPA transition team Myron Ebell made the bold claim that the environmental movement is "the greatest threat to freedom and prosperity in the modern world.”
We’ll call that “alternative fact number one.”Read more
The DC Statehood Green Party's "Sunday Take" seeks to provide weekly progressive commentary on prominent articles appearing in Washington, DC area print media.
SUNDAY TAKE: While 2017 is indeed a time great uncertainty for all of us who call the District home, the DC Fiscal Policy Institute's Ed Lazere misses a lot in his Washington Post op-ed.Read more