California Lieutenant Governor Candidate Gayle McLaughlin to Speak in Eureka on November 9
This is a press release from Northcoast People’s Alliance, Humboldt County Green Party and Courageous Resistance of Humboldt:
Eureka, CA – As Mayor of Richmond, CA, Gayle McLaughlin took on Chevron and won.
In 2014 Chevron spent $3+million against Gayle and the Richmond Progressives. Gayle and all the Richmond progressive candidates won. Gayle McLaughlin, is a corporate-free candidate who never took a penny from any corporation. She won 4 elections in Richmond. In Richmond today 5 out of 7 City Councilmembers are corporate-free progressives like Gayle.
Richmond’s 75% reduction in homicides, the first new rent control in California in 30 years, increasing the minimum wage to $15, greener-cleaner-cheaper electricity with Community Choice Aggregation, sanctuary city and $114 million more in local taxes from Chevron are some of the achievements of Gayle and the local Richmond Progressive Alliance.
Now, Gayle is running for Lieutenant Governor of California and she comes to speak with Humboldt County residents about her experience organizing local political power and about her campaign. www.gayleforcalifornia.org
Thursday, November 9, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Eureka Labor Temple, 840 E Street,
Gayle will address the crowd and press. Gayle’s campaign for California Lt. Governor is embraced by grassroots progressive activists from all backgrounds across the state. At this two hour event, Gayle will share with us her history and outline her plans for California. She will give a 40 minute presentation, followed by a question and answer session, and ending with a more personal opportunity to meet the candidate.
This event is co-hosted by Northcoast People’s Alliance, Humboldt County Green Party and Courageous Resistance of Humboldt- Our Revolution. www.facebook.com/events/ 1933087250284796/