Rev Annie Chambers elected to the Baltimore Resident Advisory Board,

Rev. Annie Chambers has won her election to represent Douglass Homes on the Resident Advisory Board, making her the Baltimore City Green Party’s first elected official!  Continue reading

Trump reverses climate change protections with “Energy Independence Executive Order,” pushes nation toward further risk of climate catastrophe

President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that will dramatically harm communities across the country by undoing the already limited climate change protections set in place under the Clean Power Plan, the country’s first national limit on dangerous carbon pollution from power plants. Instead of supporting clean jobs for the future, Trump’s order rescinds at least six executive orders that would have curbed climate change and regulated carbon emissions, including preparing for the impact of climate change and outlining the growing threat to national security that climate change poses. Continue reading

MGP Statement of Opposition to HB 949 / SB 739

The Maryland Green Party opposes SB 739 / HB 949, the purpose of which is to attempt to squelch dissent and uphold Israel’s apartheid policies. It would stifle free speech by penalizing companies, organizations, and individuals who boycott Israel in support of Palestinian human rights. The proposed legislation would violate the First Amendment, which includes boycott as a form of protected speech (NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Co.). Continue reading

MGP Supports the Prohibition of the Suspension and Expulsion of Pre-k Students

Status: HB 425: Favorable with amendments, passed 3/13, Third Reading Passed (91-48).  Sent to Senate, First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs 3/17 SB 651: Favorable with amendments 3/20 Continue reading

MGP Coordinating Council Endorses The Maryland Trust Act - HB 1362 / SB 835

The Maryland Green Party Coordinating Council has endorsed the Maryland Trust Act (HB1362/ SB835). This is a very significant piece of legislation that will impact the lives of many Marylanders in crucially important ways. Continue reading