Green Cam Gordon Criticizes Xcel Energy for Bullying on Bad Bill

From Green Councilmember Cam Gordon

"I'm very disturbed by the news that Xcel Energy has used its economic power to muzzle fair, if pointed, criticism of it's terrible 'Becker bill'

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Green Candidate Sam Pree-Stinson Releases Environmental Policy

Samantha L. Pree-Stinson

Green Party Endorsed Candidate

Minneapolis City Council Ward 3

White paper: Energy, Environment and Transportation

Minneapolis and St. Paul are two of the hardest hit cities due to climate change. Currently, renewable energy fuels only about 21% of MN electricity. We are getting much dryer and over the last 50 years we have seen a 40% increase in extreme storms. We need green spaces and not more concrete to absorb the heat. The good news is that we have options. Options that allow us to make better use of our space in the city, increase our self-sustainability, and make for a SMART future thinking city for generations of Minneapolitans to come.

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Greens Blast Racist Threat, Stand Behind Pree-Stinson

Minneapolis-5th District Green Party 

For Immediate Release

Date:    March 13, 2017          Contact: Betsy Barnum           [email protected]

Location: Minneapolis                                                          701-610-3432 

Greens Blast Racist Threat, Stand Behind Pree-Stinson 

The Green Party stands strongly behind our endorsed candidate for Minneapolis City Council Ward 3, Samantha Pree-Stinson, in the wake of a threatening racist note left on the fence at her home.

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Green Endorsement Seeking Mayoral Candidate Elizabeth Dickinson Outlines Her Vision for St. Paul at Forum

By Tim Nelson of MPR News

Candidates hoping to succeed St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman are starting to take to the campaign trail together ahead of key party endorsement battles starting soon.

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A seat at the table: Samantha Pree-Stinson brings holistic approach to gentrification and accountability in Ward 3 race

The morning after the 2016 presidential elections, Samantha Pree-Stinson, a resident of Northeast Minneapolis was confronted by a truck of all male passengers spewing racial slurs directly at her. Soon after, she observed the same men spit and yell at another woman. Earlier that day, Pree-Stinson recalls having shared with her family a hope: that despite the outcome of the elections, the hatred brewing throughout the past year would not seep further into their world. Yet, after this incident, she questioned if that was possible.

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Green Charles Exner For Minneapolis Park Board - Environmental Platform

“Although the bulk of my campaign is focused on Economic Justice, and the role that local offices such as the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board play in it, I have plenty of ideas to make our city cleaner and greener--all based on the idea of looking at the entire city as one Ecosystem.

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Green Mpls Candidate Sam Pree-Stinson on KFAI's "Truth to Tell"

Catch Minneapolis Green Party (5th CD) endorsed Samantha Pree-Stinson for Minneapolis City Council, Ward 3 at minute 36:09 on KFAI - 90.3 FM Minneapolis - 106.7 FM St. Paul's TruthToTell here.

"We need an affordable Minneapolis, we're looking at addressing the cost of living, $15 is part of that, micro apartments and tiny house ordinances among other things are things we should look at as well." -Sam Pree-Stinson

You can follow Samantha on Facebook here, on Twitter on here, and her website here!

Secret Democratic Party Chair effort to unseat Green Cam Gordon backfires

The Minneapolis Democratic Party Chair has caused an uproar within the city after spending $2,000 of the party's money to conduct a poll to gauge the viability of his own wife running against the most progressive council member in the city - Green and Our Revolution endorsed - Cam Gordon.

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Sunflower Seed E-Newsletter January 2017

Welcome to the January 2017 issue of the Sunflower Seed! In this issue you will find all of the announced 2017 Green endorsement seeking candidates, meet new staff, and see how Green officeholders around the world are resisting Trump! Enjoy!

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Green Cam Gordon Blasts Gov. Dayton on Power Plant Bill

Terrible news this morning: Governor Dayton has chosen to support the Xcel-driven "ignore the PUC and invest millions in new fossil fuels" bill, which is typically (and euphemistically) referred to as the "Becker bill."

For the record, the City of Minneapolis opposes this bill.

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