Howie Hawkins announced his campaign for Governor in Albany to a standing room only crowd in the LCA Pressroom packed with media and supporters. The day started with an interview on the Capital Pressroom:
Howie Hawkins outlined his Green New Deal platform of economic justice for working people in New York State. Hawkins explained the need for a $15 minimum wage, the right to a job, the need to invest in a renewable energy future and why we need an independent political party that is not affiliated with the corporate parties. Read articles below to here Howie's comments on Cuomo and Astorino, the Working Families Party, and how Greens can challenge the corrupt leadership of New York's political establishment.
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