Ursula Rozum http://wrvo.org en Activists protest outside Obama speech in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/activists-protest-outside-obama-speech-syracuse <p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:16:25 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 43083 at http://wrvo.org Activists protest outside Obama speech in Syracuse Maffei claims victory, Buerkle not conceding 24th District race http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-claims-victory-buerkle-not-conceding-24th-district-race <p>In a statement released Tuesday morning, Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle indicated she is still not conceding her race to represent central New York's 24th congressional district, despite trailing by about 4 percent to Democrat Dan Maffei. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 16:30:45 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28765 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle-Maffei race disputed http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-maffei-race-disputed <p>The candidates in the 24th congressional district contest were prepared for the race to go down to the wire, since polls predicted that democrat Dan Maffei and Ann Marie Buerkle were locked in a statistical tie, with Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum trailing behind. But it looks like former Congressman Maffei will be returning to Washington to represent central New York in Congress. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 08:33:28 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Ellen Abbott 28726 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle-Maffei race disputed Race for 24th congressional district in final stretch http://wrvo.org/post/race-24th-congressional-district-final-stretch <p>After months of campaigning in the too-close-to-call 24th Congressional District race, it's almost time for voters to make their decision. The final weekend of the election season was a busy one. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 10:43:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28582 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Ursula Rozum makes uphill climb for Congress http://wrvo.org/post/profile-ursula-rozum-makes-uphill-climb-congress <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contested races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at Ursula Rozum, a 28-year old activist who works for the Syracuse Peace Council and is running in the race for the newly redistricted 24th Congressional seat as the Green Party candidate. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 11:04:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28467 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Ursula Rozum makes uphill climb for Congress Rozum accuses GOP donors of trying to "game the election" http://wrvo.org/post/rozum-accuses-gop-donors-trying-game-election <p>The Green Party's candidate for central New York's congressional seat is giving away some recent large campaign contributions she received. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28469 at http://wrvo.org Rozum accuses GOP donors of trying to "game the election" Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle working for a 2nd term http://wrvo.org/post/profile-ann-marie-buerkle-working-2nd-term <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contended races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at&nbsp; Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle. The Republican from Onondaga Hill won her seat in Congress two years ago by the thinnest of margins - only 648 votes.&nbsp; She's looking for a second term in the newly drawn 24th Congressional District. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:42:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28432 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle working for a 2nd term Rozum runs first campaign ad http://wrvo.org/post/rozum-runs-first-campaign-ad <p>Ursula Rozum, Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th congressional district, is beginning to run her first television campaign ad in the final days before the November 6 election. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:18:37 +0000 Catherine Loper 28404 at http://wrvo.org Candidates display varied positions in 24th congressional district debate http://wrvo.org/post/candidates-display-varied-positions-24th-congressional-district-debate <p>The candidates running for the 24th congressional district seat offered three distinct choices for voters in the first televised debate featuring all three candidates last night.&nbsp;&nbsp; The budget deficit,&nbsp; jobs, and health care reform were major issues discussed in the WCNY studios, but the most pointed comments mirrored a dispute in the campaign over abortion and the definition of rape. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:50:41 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28091 at http://wrvo.org Health care discussed at Buerkle-Rozum town hall http://wrvo.org/post/health-care-discussed-buerkle-rozum-town-hall <p>Two of three candidates in the race for the 24th congressional district, met with voters in Cayuga county yesterday during a town hall forum organized by one of those candidates, Republican Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:23:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27807 at http://wrvo.org Maffei says fracking should be regulated by federal government http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-says-fracking-should-be-regulated-federal-government <p>Democratic congressional hopeful Dan Maffei is calling on Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle to take a stand on hydrofracking.&nbsp;&nbsp; At the same time, Maffei is reiterating his support for federal legislation that would regulate the practice.&nbsp; Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:50:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27642 at http://wrvo.org Maffei says fracking should be regulated by federal government Green Party candidate Rozum says she has been pressured to leave the race http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-candidate-rozum-says-she-has-been-pressured-leave-race <p>Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum says she's been pressured to drop out of the race in the 24th Congressional district. &nbsp;She won't say who's putting that pressure on her, but says she has the ability to take votes away from both major party candidates, Democratic challenger Dan Maffei, and incumbent Republican Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:31:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27013 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidate Rozum says she has been pressured to leave the race Representative Buerkle wants candidate town hall meetings http://wrvo.org/post/representative-buerkle-wants-candidate-town-hall-meetings <p>Representative Ann Marie Buerkle has challenged her two competitors to participate in a series of four joint town hall meetings before the November 6 election.</p><p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:31:02 +0000 Catherine Loper 26498 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle-Maffei race heats up http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-maffei-race-heats <p>Congressional races around the country are likely to heat up now that the House of Representatives and the Senate have recessed until after the election. In the Syracuse area, the re-match between Ann Marie Buerkle and Dan Maffei is statistically a tie, according to the latest poll. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:45:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 26474 at http://wrvo.org Ursula Rozum on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/ursula-rozum-campbell-conversations <p>Running in her first race for public office, Ursula&nbsp;<span class="il">Rozum</span> is the Green Party candidate for Congress in New York's 24th district.&nbsp; She's going up against the incumbent Republican Ann Marie&nbsp;Buerkle and Democratic challenger Dan Maffei.</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:01:35 +0000 Grant Reeher 24568 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidate says more bath salts laws are not the way to go http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-candidate-says-more-bath-salts-laws-are-not-way-go <p>While local governments, the state of New York, and the federal government continue to work to make the sale and possession of designer drugs like bath salts illegal, there&#39;s one politician who says this is the wrong way to deal with the crisis. The 24th congressional district Green Party candidate predicts the moves will all backfire.</p><p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:39:43 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24323 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidate says more bath salts laws are not the way to go Buerkle wins veterans organization endorsement http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-wins-veterans-organization-endorsement <p>Republican Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle is going into the November election with Onondaga County veterans on her side. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:46:18 +0000 Ellen Abbott 23837 at http://wrvo.org The Green Party's 'New Deal:' Rozum calls for public works program http://wrvo.org/post/green-partys-new-deal-rozum-calls-public-works-program <p>The Green Party candidate for congress in central New York says a massive public works program can create jobs and improve the environment.</p><p>Ursula Rozum called for a &ldquo;New-Deal&rdquo;-like $10 trillion, 10-year program to fund clean building, energy and transportation programs.</p><p>She says it would create needed jobs.</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:34:30 +0000 Ryan Delaney 20629 at http://wrvo.org The Green Party's 'New Deal:' Rozum calls for public works program