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Mark Dunlea is featured on Gotham Gazette’s State Comptroller Debate Moderated by Ben Max

Gotham Gazette's Ben Max moderates the State Comptroller debate between incumbent Democrat Thomas DiNapoli, Green Party's Mark Dunlea, Republican Jonathan Trichter and Libertarian Cruger Gallaudet.   [video width="640" height="360" webm="https://markdunlea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/videoplayback.webm"][/video]

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Replace Tax Cap with Revenue Sharing, State Takeover Welfare

Dunlea Calls to Replace Tax Cap with State Revenue Sharing; Wants State Takeover of Welfare Programs           Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, today called for the state to lower local property taxes by increasing state revenue sharing to local governments. Dunlea, former Town Board member in Poestenkill,…

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Dunlea Slams NY1, Spectrum for Exclusion from Debate

Dunlea Slams NY1, Spectrum for Exclusion from October 29 Comptroller Debate Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, slammed Spectrum and NY1 for seeking to exclude him from their upcoming October 29th debate for State Comptroller candidates. Dunlea said that Tom DiNapoli, the incumbent, should refuse to participate…

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Dunlea Calls for Increased Accountability and Oversight of State’s Finances

Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, outlined a number of proposals to improve transparency and accountability in how the state manages its finances. “The state government engages in a lot of chicanery in how it operates, often in secret, that would not be tolerated in other level…

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Nobel Prize, IPCC Highlights Need to Divest, Carbon Tax

Nobel Prize, IPCC Report Highlights Urgent Need for Action on Climate Change On Eve of First Comptroller Debate, Dunlea Renews Call to Divest NY Pension Fund from Fossil Fossils, Enact Carbon Tax (Poestenkill NY) Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, said that the recent actions by the…

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Dunlea, Hawkins Call for Creation of State Bank

Dunlea, Hawkins Call for Creation of State Bank

The Green Party candidates for State Comptroller and Governor said it was time for New York to follow the lead of North Dakota and create a public bank. “Unfair monetary and lending practices by the banking system are a major cause of economic problems. All too often small business and…

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Comptroller Should Audit Trump, Rent Stablization

Dunlea: State Comptroller Needs to Audit Trump, other landlords’ abuse of rent stabilization program Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, called today for the State Comptroller to audit the widespread abuse by Donald Trump and other landlords of capital improvement to raise rents under the state’s rent…

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Dunlea and Hawkins: NY Times Planet is Doomed: Solution – Vote Green

Howie Hawkins Says Green Party is the Progressive Choice in November NY Times: Planet is Doomed; The Solution: Vote Green [embed] https://www.facebook.com/mark.dunlea.3/videos/ 10161000874870595/?t=20 [/embed] (Albany) Howie Hawkin kicked off his general election campaign by appealing to progressives who voted for Nixon, Williams, and Teachout in the recent primary. He called…

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I remember. 9/11.

I remember. 9/11.

I remember. I remember all those who died on 9/11. I remember my pain. All our pain. Unity. Fear and anger. I remember that many of us said do not treat our cries of grief as a cry for war. Seek justice. Treat it as a criminal act. Use it…

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Dunlea Slams DiNapoli over Refusal to Audit Cuomo

Dunlea Slams DiNapoli for Refusal to Audit Cuomo on Percoco, Sign off on Crystal Run Contract Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, said today that State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s failure to investigate possible illegal expenditures by the Cuomo administration highlights the need to elect an independent Comptroller…

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(Rochester) Divest NYS pension funds fossil fuels; Vacuum Oil

(Rochester) Divest NYS pension funds fossil fuels; Vacuum Oil

Dunlea Calls for State to Divest from Fossil Fuels Time for Exxon to Pay Up: Clean Up of Vacuum Oil Hazardous Waste Site (Rochester, NY) Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, says it was time for the government to hold fossil fuels companies financially liable for the…

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50 Join Climate Activists for Dunlea

50 Join Climate Activists for Dunlea

50 Environmentalists Join “Climate Activists for Mark Dunlea for Comptroller” They, too, Want State Pension Fund Divested from Fossil Fuels  (see video of news conference here) Fifty climate activists from throughout New York State are the initial members of “Climate Activists for Mark Dunlea for State Comptroller,” a new activist…

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Dunlea: DiNapoli Needs to Explain Williams

Dunlea Says DiNapoli Needs To Answer ?S Re Staff Joining Fossil Fuel Company Dunlea Calls for DiNapoli to Disclose Information Related to Hiring of Top Investment Staff by Fossil Fuel Company Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, called today for State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to disclose information…

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Comptroller Staff Joins Fossil Fuels Board of Directors

Dunlea Pushes for State Divestment Following Appointment of Comptroller’s Top Investment Staff to Fossil Fuel Company Board Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, said today that the appointment of Vicky Fuller, the former chief investment officer for the state pension fund, to the Board of a major…

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Call Tom DiNapoli To DivestNY from Fossil Fuels

The climate crisis is getting worse: temperatures are spiking, extreme weather is now everyday weather, and President Trump is loosening regulations on fossil fuel companies. Ice caps are melting, coastal lowlands are flooding, harvests are failing, environmental refugees are growing. Please help in the effort to stop climate chaos by calling…

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Dunlea, Hawkins call for public bank, energy, eco-socialism

Green Candidates Call for Social Ownership of Economy, Democratic Socialism Support a Public Bank, Expanded Public Ownership of Energy, Public Housing, Single-Payer Health Care and Cooperatives The Green Party candidates for Governor and State Comptroller called today for a variety of democratic-ownership  initiatives, including a public bank, public ownership of…

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Dunlea in Utica Calls for Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Dunlea Running for Comptroller to Push Climate Change, Divestment from Fossil Fuels  Declares NYS Needs a Comptroller Who Will Aggressively Confront Corruption (Utica, NY) Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, said today that his main focus on the job, if elected, will be to confront climate change…

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Dunlea Challenges DiNapoli to Agree to Debates

Dunlea Calls for DiNapoli to Agree to Series of Debates for State Comptroller Race Candidates should discuss divestment from fossil fuels, combating corruption, tax relief Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, called today for a series of debates in the state comptroller race. Dunlea said that the…

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Study Shows New York Needs to Divest

Dunlea Says It’s Time for NYS Pension Fund to Divest $6 Billion from Fossil Fuel Industry, Citing New Study that Shows Fossil Fuels Are a Risky Investment A new study co-authored by Tom Sanzillo, former Acting NYS Comptroller, makes the case that fossil fuels are an increasingly risky financial investment…

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Mark Dunlea and Howie Hawkins Speak on the Buffalo Billion Corruption

Watch the Spectrum News Coverage Here The Green Party candidates for Comptroller and Governor came to Buffalo today to call for increased action on climate change which they say is the path to full employment. They also called for reforms in the state’s efforts to create jobs, saying that presently economic…

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Dunlea Running for Comptroller to Push Climate Change and Divestment from Fossil Fuels

(Binghamton, NY) The Green Party candidates for Comptroller and Governor came to Binghamton today to call for increased action on climate change which they say is the path to full employment. Mark Dunlea, the Green candidate for State Comptroller, said that the refusal of the current Comptroller to divest the state…

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Dunlea Running for Comptroller to Push Climate Change and Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Dunlea Running for Comptroller to Push Climate Change and Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Hawkins says Miner Made Poverty Worse During Mayoral Tenure (Syracuse, NY) The Green Party candidates for Comptroller and Governor were in Syracuse today to call for increased action on climate change which they say is the path to full employment. Mark Dunlea, the Green candidate for State Comptroller, said that…

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Dunlea Calls for Assembly Speaker Heastie to Allow Vote on Bills to Increase Oversight of State Contracts, Economic Development

Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for state comptroller, today called upon Assembly Speaker Heastie to bring to a vote several bills that would restore Comptroller oversight of state contracts and economic development programs that have been part of the recent corruption scandals involving the Governor’s office. “The Comptroller is elected to be an independent fiscal watchdog…

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The Solution to School Safety Must Include Ending the Epidemic of Gun Violence

Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, said today making schools safer required fundamental solutions to the epidemic of gun violence in society. “It makes sense as the Comptroller has proposed to review what schools are doing to train staff and students on how to respond to an…

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Mark Dunlea Endorses Poor People’s Campaign

Dunlea Calls on New York Officials to Enact a State Carbon Tax, Devote Climate Funds to Disadvantaged Communities Mark Dunlea, the Green Party candidate for State Comptroller, today endorsed the Poor People’s Campaign. “Pope Frances has recognized that we cannot solve global warming unless we also solve the problem of economic injustice…

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Mark Dunlea on The Green Party and Money

Mark Dunlea along with Alex White (Monroe County Green Party Treasurer) and David Sutliff-Atias (Monroe County Green Party Co-Chair) sat down with Evan Dawson on Connections of WXXI AM News. Connections: The Current State of the Green Party [audio mp3="https://markdunlea.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Connections-ThursdayHr2-5.31.18.mp3"][/audio]     Source

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Mark Dunlea Wins Green Party Nomination for State Comptroller

Mark Dunlea Wins Green Party Nomination for State Comptroller

Pushing for Fossil Fuel Divestment and Calls on Comptroller Candidates to Refuse Pay-to-Play Contributions (Rensselaer, NY) Environmental and anti-poverty activist Mark Dunlea won a contested election at the Green Party state convention in Rensselaer to win the party’s nomination to run for State Comptroller. Dunlea, a resident of Poestenkill, said…

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