DC Statehood Green Party April Newsletter

Welcome to the April 2018 issue of the DC Statehood Green Party monthly newsletter! 

Follow along to learn more about a HUGE victory for democracy right here in Washington, DC, hear from our newest declared candidate for the 2018 election, and get the latest updates about how you get can get involved in the "DC Divest" and “Put a Price on Carbon” campaigns. 

The DC Statehood Green Party (DCSGP) is a progressive, grassroots organization dedicated to representing the interests of the citizens of the District of Columbia. We are the District’s second largest political party by vote total and we’ve had enough of corporate-dominated politics. The longer we wait for change, the harder it gets. Join us! Vote Green!

We need YOU to become a sustaining donor!

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Victory for Democracy: DC Mayor Signs Fair Elections Bill Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Advocates and activists celebrated on Tuesday as Mayor Bowser signed the Fair Elections Act, a major democracy reform that will bring small donor public financing to local elections. The campaign to pass the bill has been supported by dozens of economic, social, and racial justice organizations, as well as the entire D.C. Council. 

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DC Statehood Green Newsletter January/February 2018

Welcome to the February 2018 issue of the DC Statehood Green Party monthly newsletter! In this issue you will hear from our declared candidates for the 2018 elections and learn more about our fight to “Put a Price on Carbon” and pass the country’s first carbon rebate tax right here in Washington, DC.

The DC Statehood Green Party (DCSGP) is a progressive, grassroots organization dedicated to representing the interests of the citizens of the District of Columbia. We are the District’s second largest political party by vote total and we’ve had enough of corporate-dominated politics. The longer we wait for change, the harder it gets. Join us! Vote Green!

We need YOU to become a sustaining donor!

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DC Statehood Greens Statement on Red Line Derailment

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.

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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.

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DC Statehood Greens Stand With Charlottesville

The DC Statehood Green Party condemns the racist violence in Charlottesville, VA that left one anti-racist activist dead and dozens injured in the strongest possible terms. 

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DC Statehood Green Party Newsletter (June 2017)

 

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.

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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).

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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.’

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Mayor Muriel Bowser's Proposed Budget: the good, the bad and the ugly

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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.

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