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Notice of Hawkins News Conference, Utica, Aug. 9
Notice of News Conference
Date: Thursday, August 9
Location: State Office Building, 207 Genesee Street, Utica
Time: 10:30 AM
Who: Howie Hawkins for Governor
Hawkins Calls for Green New Deal to Spur Economic Development
Will Call for Action to Reduce Local Property Taxes
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party nominee for Governor, will hold a news conference in Utica on Thursday, August 9 front of the state office building, 207 Genesee Street, Utica at 10:30 AM.
He will appear on the Bill Keeler show on WBIX at 8:15 AM and WUTQ with Jason Aiello at 9:20 AM.
Hawkins will discuss how his Green New Deal is far better for economic development in upstate New York tham Governor Cuomo’s present hunger games that often primarily rewards campaign donors.
The Green New Deal, which starts with transitioning to 100% clean energy by 2030, also targets public investments directly into the energy, housing, transportation, and water and sewage infrastructure of struggling community upstate and lower the costs of doing business by lowering energy, health care, broadband, and property tax costs.
Hawkins will also discuss his plans to repeal the state’s property tax cap and to lower local property taxes.