Daily Archives: March 30, 2009

Green California mayor forced to make tough budget decisions

Marina, California has been hit hard by the economic crisis we are currently experiencing, with the city’s revenues falling by $1.6  million and spending decreasing by $3.3 million.  Tough decisions are being made by the Green Party mayor Bruce Delgado and the city [read more]

Hawaii Nader case will be revived

Lack of action on behalf of the state legislature, means that Ralph Nader’s Hawaii ballot access case will probably be revived after May 7, 2009. The case argues that it is unfair to require six times as many signatures from an independent presidential candidate as for an entire new party. [read more]

Internal fighting and the International Committee at GP-US

At the Green Party of the United States (GP-US), there is a draft proposal to their National Committee which would affect their International Committee. Some of the problems addressed: unfair election of officers, lack of process relating a concern about the death penalty in Mexico, and unfair process concerning the release of a document about Gaza. [read more]

Outright Libertarians responds to LPCA Domestic Partnership Initiative endorsement

Noting the federal government’s lack of recognition for civil domestic partnerships, Outright Libertarians has issued a press release highlighting the social consequences, and price tag, of the proposed Domestic Partnership Initiative recently endorsed by the Libertarian Party of California [read more]