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LD-22 Challenger is the Youngest Legislative Office-Seeker in the 2017 General Election TRENTON, N.J. (Sep. 18, 2017) –The Green Party of New Jersey is proud to announce the endorsement of Onel M. Martinez, a challenger for a legislative seat to represent New Jersey’s 22nd Legislative District in the General Assembly. Martinez, a 20-year-old Elizabeth native and undergraduate at Kean University, is known nationwide as a Green Party activist and advocate on behalf of independent politics and progressive

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TRENTON, N.J. (Aug. 29th, 2017) –In the aftermath of this past weekend’s racially charged Facebook post by Assemblyman Parker Space (R – 24th District), Green Party of New Jersey Co-Chair and General Assembly candidate in the 24th Legislative District Aaron Hyndman issued the following statement: When my current representative in the state legislature, Assemblyman Parker Space, posted a picture on Facebook of him and his wife posing in front of a Hank Williams-themed Confederate Flag decorated with

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GLEN RIDGE, N.J. (Aug. 16, 2017) – Green Party Senate Candidate Troy Knight-Napper shared his vision for a more just and prosperous community yesterday in front of a gathering of supporters and rush hour commuters outside the Glen Ridge Train Station. Inspired by the tragic events of the previous weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia and the varied reactions that have resulted throughout the nation, Knight-Napper gave an impassioned speech that called for a cultural shift demanding

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TRENTON, N.J. (Aug. 4, 2017) — The Green Party of New Jersey is aiming to provide clarity to the media and the general public regarding its slate of endorsed candidates who will be running on the Green Party line in this November’s general election. With a diverse and exciting roster of Green Party candidates encompassing statewide, county, and municipal offices this year, it has come to the attention of GPNJ leadership that other candidates have

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In the aftermath of what will go down in history as The Great Budget Battle of 2017, the Green Party of New Jersey believes in the importance of evaluating the political reality demonstrated over the course of this stalemate.  In this time of widespread political disengagement among the general public, we must demand an end to the demoralizing pattern of elites playing political games with the people of New Jersey.  History is written by the

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GPNJ stands with People’s Organization for Progress on this day in its demand for reparations. The date of this important action conflicts with our previously scheduled statewide meeting and special convention; therefore, many of us cannot be physically present at the march. Know that our spirits are with you and we wanted to communicate our solidarity in this struggle. The struggle for reparations is part of the fight for a just world. We recognize that

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The Green Party of New Jersey is a party of peace, non-violence, and diplomatic, democratic solutions to international disputes. We stand opposed to acts of aggression, such as the MOAB (Massive Ordinance Air Blast) Bomb the United States recently used on the Achin District of Afghanistan, which borders Pakistan. This action is particularly disturbing in the immediate aftermath of the missile strikes in Syria and operations in Yemen. We condemn this pattern of choosing costly,

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So, after a little less than a year of being a registered Dem and a dues paying Green, I have officially filed to change my registration to Green. This may not be significant to many of you, but for me it was hard to do at first– though I am very glad I did. Here’s the break-up letter I sent to one of the Dems who was hoping I’d stay involved with them. Note that

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I along with the rest of the members of the GPNJ find the appointment of Andrew Pudzer to the position of Labor Secretary by president-elect Donald Trump to be reprehensible. Pudzer as CEO of the CKE Resturants, the parent company of Hardees’s & Carl’s Jr., has been critical of raising the federal minimum wage ; opposes the Labor dept. rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime pay; has been critical of paid sick

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