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Merkley admits his vote will hurt hungry families in Oregon

Senator_Merkley.JPG   "We are cutting programs at a time of record inequality in our nation, and yes, they will hurt families in Oregon, some of these core programs that simply put food on the table," Merkley said.  Oregonians will receive about $60 a month less in SNAP benefits.  He still voted YES for the Farm Bill, as did Senator Wyden.  On the other hand, Congressional Representative Peter Defazio's Eugene staffer remarked on a call that he voted NO on the farm bill because "it would hurt poor and hungry people".

The 2013 Oregon Charitable Tax Checkoff

If you’’re paying taxes in Oregon, consider making a charitable donation to the Pacific Green Party by designating a part of your tax refund so that we can keep working toward a democratic and just world that’s economically and ecologically rich and sustainable for everyone!

 

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We Endorse Oregon United For Marriage

The Pacific Green Party of Oregon endorses the right of Gay and Lesbian couples to marry for the same reasons as anyone — to make a public promise of love, responsibility and lifetime commitment. They want to stand in front of family and friends and make a lifetime commitment to the person they love, to share all the joys and sorrows that life can bring, and to be a family, and to be able to protect that family. None of us would want to be told it’s illegal to marry the person we love. 

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The Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit

A message from Jill Stein on the upcoming Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit:

The Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit is a grassroots action campaign that begins with a mobilization this spring: Earth Day to May Day: 10 Days to Change Course. It provides coordinated action across fronts of struggle and national borders to harness the transformative power we already possess as a thousand separate movements sweeping the planet, rising up against the global assault on our shared economy, ecology, peace and democracy. Momentum is building rapidly.

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Jackson County 2014 Initiative

The Jackson County Chapter of the Pacific Green Party recommends a YES vote on Measure 15-119.

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HOME DEPOT AND LOWE'S: YOU MUST STOP SELLING BEE-KILLING PESTICIDES!

Lane County Greens working in conjunction with Oregon Sustainable Beekeepers convinced CREDO to launch a petition to ban bee-killing pesticides, and we've achieved over 150,000 signatures so far!  Click here to sign the petition.

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Lane Greens participate in Walmart action

Mary Addams, Hali Burley Price, and many more GREEN ACTIVISTS occupied the sidewalk in front of the Eugene Walmart on west 11th.

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Uphill Fight to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides

Local media reports action by Mary Addams as part of the Lane County chapter's bee initiative project.

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Convention Minutes November 2013

Pacific Green Party Convention minutes
Saturday the 23rd of November, 2013
The Grand Ballroom in Salem, Oregon
Recorded by Matthew Sanchez

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Mass Arrest of Greens and Others in Portland

The developing story as told by Cascadia Chapter member Michael Meo can be found here.

Coverage on Fox News is here.