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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Joseph D. Morrissey elected to Independent Green Party state central committee
Independent Green Party elects and welcomes attorney Joseph D. Morrissey to Independent Green Party state central committee.
Former Henrico commonwealth attorney and veteran state legislator Joseph D. Morrissey has been elected to the Independent Green Party state central committee.  
The Indy Green state central committee consists of the Independent Green Party state Chairman, state Vice Chair, the state Executive Committee, and the Chairmen of each of the eleven congressional districts.  
Independent Green Party state Chairman Joseph P. Oddo, "We welcome Joe Morrissey to the Independent Green Party.  Delegate Morrissey brings valued experience as a commonwealth attorney, a state legislator, school teacher, university lecturer, and practicing private attorney."
Independent Green Party state Vice Chair Gail for Rail Parker, " Delegate Morrissey's professional, and political experience strengthen the Independent Green Party in offering voters an alternative on the ballot."
"Delegate Joe Morrissey gives voters a choice on the ballot in the special election January 13, 2015.  The Independent Green Party looks forward to working with Mr. Morrissey in the years to come."  Carey Campbell Independent Green Party state Executive Committee. 
28 dec 14 @ 9:29 am est          Comments

Friday, December 26, 2014

Joseph Morrissey - Independent Green Party endorsee/nominee 74th District

Joe Morrissey - Independent Green Party endorsee/nominee for House of Delegates district 74.

Special election January 13, 2015


 Election day is January 13, 2015

Joseph D. Morrissey

B.A. in economics University of Virginia 1979. 

J.D. from Georgetown University Law School 1982.

Joe Morrissey taught government as a high school teacher.

Joe Morrissey was Commonwealth Attorney from 1989 to 1993 in Richmond, Virginia. 

Joe Morrissey began private practice as an attorney in 1993.

Joe Morrissey operates law offices of Morrissey and Goldman Richmond, Virginia

Joe Morrissey earned a master of laws degree with honors at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland in 2003. 

Joe Morrissey was a lecturer of Law at Portobello College in Ireland from 2001-2002, taught law school at the Dublin Institute of Technology (2001-2003)and in Australia at the University of Adelaide and the University of Western Sydney in 2003. 

Joe Morrissey was first elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 2007. Joe Morrissey was re-elected in 2009, 2011. 

Joe Morrissey was unopposed for re-election to House of Delegates in 2013. 

Joe Morrissey has proposed a Term Limits bill for member of the House of Delegates and State Senate. 

The Green Party was founded on Term Limits. 

Joe Morrissey had a bill before the House of Delegates in the last legislative session to protect the environment by charging .05 cents for all plastic bags. This is a law that has worked in other states to raise revenue and protect the environment. 

The Independent Green Party of Virginia endorses and nominates Joe Morrissey as a champion for more trains, less traffic for House of Delegates.

The Independent Green Party:
More Trains, Less Traffic
More Green candidates, less apathy
Fiscally Conservative, Socially Responsible

The Independent Green Party Green New Deal Eco jobs for the economy.
Green Party solar jobs, wind jobs, geothermal jobs, rail jobs, conservation jobs. Independent Green Party of Virginia efficiency jobs, weatherization jobs.
Green Party, walkability jobs, bike share jobs, efficiency jobs. 

Rail saves lives. Rail pays for itself through economic growth. Rail creates jobs. Rail increases the value of our homes, businesses, and communities. Rail grows revenue for schools, police, and fire departments. Rail cuts dependence on fossil fuel. Rail increases national security. Rail allows for mass evacuation in an emergency. 

Independent Green Party - Fiscally Conservative
Cut tax payer subsidies to ZERO to oil, auto, asphalt, coal, and cement.  

"Fightin' Joe Morriessey is fearless, and he never gives up - ever. "  Independent Green Party state chairman Joseph Oddo. 

26 dec 14 @ 11:48 am est          Comments

Independent Green Party - William Henry Jones endorsee/nominee

William Henry Jones, Independent Green Party endorsee nominee for House of Delegates 63rd district.

William Henry  

William Henry Jones Jr. is on the ballot for the special election on January 6th.

The Independent Green Party endorses and nominates for House of Delegate special elections January 6th in 63rd district, and January 13th 79th district.

William Henry Jones Jr. is the Independent Green Party endorsee/nominee for the 63rd.  

William Henry Jones Jr. promises to offer voters a choice in January.

"If you know me, I don't mind challenges. January 6, you can choose," Jones said Thursday. "At least we're gonna have an election this time and not a coronation."

An often-vocal critic of city issues, William Henry Jones filed to run by Wednesday night's deadline. 

26 dec 14 @ 11:15 am est          Comments

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Independent Green Party candidates 2015

Independent Green Party endorses and nominates first wave of candidates for 2015. 
Virginia's entire state legislature is up for election in 2015. 100 members of House of Delegates. 40 in the state senate. 
At their state meeting the Independent Green Party voted to endorse and, or nominate these Green leaders. 

Local office:

Albert Burckhardt - Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors - Newport District

Aaron Lyles - School Board Roanoke

Carey Campbell (Independent) IG endorsee - Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Braddock District

Gail for Rail Parker - Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Chairman

Audrey Clement Arlington County School Board 
Gerry Blais 
Tareq Salahi - Warren County Board of Supervisors

House of Delegates:
Col Jim Leslie - 39th District
Elaine Hildebrandt - 60th District
Joseph P. Oddo - district to follow
Jeremiah Heaton - district to follow
Dianne Blais - district to follow
John W. Smith Jr. - district to follow

State Senate:
Dr. Ken Hildbrandt - 20th District
Terry Modglin - district to follow
Steve Puryor - district to follow
Dr. Brad Blanton - district to follow
Janet Murphy - district to follow

Indy Greens are actively recruiting candidates for 2015. Contact the Indy Green Party if you want to be a candidate - 703-351-1235

17 dec 14 @ 9:42 am est          Comments

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Paul E. Gagnon, Independent Green Party 1999 endorsee for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman

Paul E. Gagnon dies.

Independent Green Party 1999 endorsee for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman

Paul Gagnon was a state and national Green Party leader in the 1980's, and 1990's. Paul Gagnon led a slate of Indy Green Party endorsees in the 1999 state and local elections. While Paul ran for Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, his wife Johna Good Gagnon was one of two Indy Green Party endorsed candidates (Carey Campbell was the other) for Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District Director. Paul Gagnon continued work in the community throughout his life.  

According to today's obit in the Washington Post,  "Paul Gagnon, 60, a former medical laboratory technologiest and mediator who had worked as a magistrate for Virginia's cournt system since 2005, died Nov. 15 at his home in Franconia, VA. The cause was gastric cancer, said his wife, Johna Good Gagnon.  

A native Washingtonian, Mr. Gagnon was a medical laboratory technologist from 1979 to 2005 at what became Inova Alexandria Hospital and co-owned the Franconia-based Gagnon Training and Development from 1986 to 2004. He was former board chairman of Lee District Land Use Advisory Committee.  He was an appointed citizen representative of the Fairfax County Commission on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation and won the 2006 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Award."

The Independent Green Party of Virginia mourns the passing Paul E. Gagnon. Our thoughts and prayers go to his family. 

7 dec 14 @ 4:47 pm est          Comments

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