News and Press Releases

Check below for the latest media regarding my campaign. I intend to regularly add statements, blog posts, and even videos. If you'd like me to write or speak about a particular topic, please contact me!

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COVID-19 Pandemic Update

25 March 2020

As people in the district begin testing positive for COVID-19, Garret shares some thoughts on what's needed short-term to save lives during this global pandemic and long-term to get everyone back on their feet.

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Coronavirus Updates: School Closures and More

13 March 2020

Garret discusses school closures due to Coronavirus, school lunch still being available, and calls for additional actions such as moratorium on evictions and utility shut-offs.

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Coronavirus Underscores Need for a Single Payer Healthcare System

6 March 2020

Garret calls for a single payer healthcare system, paid sick leave, and more, to properly manage response to coronavirus.

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A Green New Deal For Neville Island

20 February 2020

Garret supports a Green New Deal to help replace the old Shenango Coke Works on Neville Island with sustainable jobs that protect air quality.

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Pitt and Others Must Divest From Fossil Fuels

14 February 2020

Garret supports community demands for the University of Pittsburgh to divest from fossil fuels.

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No Subsidies to Fracking and Petrochemicals

10 February 2020

Garret opposes the bipartisan vote on HB 1100 to give subsidies to petrochemical industry.

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Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit and No War On Iran

28 January 2020

Garret participates in the Racial Justice Summit and the latest No War on Iran rally, and reflects on how they are related.

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The Women's March and Petra Kelly's Legacy

18 January 2020

Garret speaks at the Women's March in Pittsburgh about Petra Kelly's legacy and what the Green movement stands for.

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No Oil and Gas Waste on Roads

12 January 2020

Garret opposes legislation like SB 790 and HB 1635 that would enable the dumping of radioactive toxic wastewater from oil and gas drilling onto our roads and into our environment.

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No War With Iran

4 January 2020

Garret demands elected officials take immediate action to prevent war with Iran and withdraw the Pennsylvania National Guard.

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Announcing My Candidacy

25 December 2019

Garret Wassermann announces his intent to run in 2020 for state representative of the 45th district.

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Considering a Run

26 November 2019

Garret Wassermann announces he is considering a new potential run in 2020 for state representative of the 45th district.