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Green Party of California

Green Party of California to hold state convention in Sylmar, will consider initiative to ‘dramatically' raise California minimum wage

For immediate release: Monday, May 20, 2005

Cres Vellucci, State Press Office, 916-996-1970,
Beth Moore Haines, GPCA Spokesperson, 530-277-0610,
Kevin McKeown, GPCA Spokesperson, 310-393-3639,
Sara Amir, GPCA Spokesperson, 310-270-7106,

SYLMAR (May 20, 2005) – The Green Party of California – holding its Spring state convention Saturday and Sunday here – will consider a myriad of crucial issues, including support for a universal health care proposal and the sponsorship a statewide initiative to dramatically raise the state's minimum wage.

The GPCA meeting – which will bring more than 100 delegates from throughout California to Sylmar – will be held at Los Angeles Mission College, 13356 Eldridge Ave.

A news conference is scheduled Sunday, at 12 Noon at the convention. Other media availability upon request.


The Green Party of California
P.O. Box 2828, Sacramento, CA 95812
Phone: (916) 448-3437