|The Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (more commonly known as 'E-Law') is returning to the University of Oregon for its 32nd year, beginning Thursday, February 27th at 2:00 pm. Dr. Jill Stein will be the keynote speaker on Sunday 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm. This is a terrific opportunity to network with like-minded activists and register new Greens! We need volunteers to staff our table! To volunteer, please send an email to volunteer at pacificgreens dot org or call (541) 516-6059 indicating what date and time you are available. Thanks!|
|Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) can transform elections from a choice of “the lesser of two evils” to an opportunity for voters to express their true preferences for candidates they favor. At the Radical Reimagining Fair held Feb 15 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, the Linn/Benton Chapter showed that the IRV process is feasible and could produce an outcome that improves the election system as well as the attitude of the voting public|
Hali Burley, of the Pacific Green Party Lane County Chapter, buzzing like a Bee at the Sustainable Home & Garden Show, in Eugene, OR on January 25, 2014. The event was a great success in raising public awareness about the pesticides killing bees.
We have another action scheduled Saturday 15th of February at the Home Depot in Eugene. Bee there! Call Hali at 541-543-9159 for details.
|"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".|