Onondaga County Republicans http://wrvo.org en Area politicians weigh in on federal budget proposal http://wrvo.org/post/area-politicians-weigh-federal-budget-proposal <p></p><p>A small group, organized by the Onondaga County Democratic Committee, protested outside the Onondaga County Republican headquarters in Syracuse over Paul Ryan’s 2015 federal budget proposal. Area Democrats are upset about entitlement cuts while Republicans insist balancing the budget is a good idea.&nbsp;</p><p>About 12 people showed up to protest “Path to Prosperity,” the Republican budget that cuts about $5 trillion of federal spending over the next ten years.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:10:21 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 54017 at http://wrvo.org Donald Trump rallies Republicans, saying party can win New York http://wrvo.org/post/donald-trump-rallies-republicans-saying-party-can-win-new-york <p></p><p>In the words of the infamous Donald Trump, upstate New York has been "abandoned," the state's gun control laws were a "catastrophe" and its pro-business television campaign is "egregious."</p><p>Those were some of the colorful adjectives Trump, a real estate tycoon and reality TV star, used at a Republican Party fundraiser Tuesday night in Syracuse.</p><p>Trump has flirted with a run for governor of New York for a few months, but his speech in front of more than 300 people was to raise money for the party, not announce a bid for governor. He did say that decision is coming soon.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:42:19 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Ellen Abbott 52557 at http://wrvo.org Donald Trump rallies Republicans, saying party can win New York Republican Party drops out of Syracuse mayoral race http://wrvo.org/post/republican-party-drops-out-syracuse-mayoral-race <p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:40:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44260 at http://wrvo.org Republican Party drops out of Syracuse mayoral race Will the GOP have a candidate for Syracuse mayor? http://wrvo.org/post/will-gop-have-candidate-syracuse-mayor <p>While a Democratic primary in the race for mayor of Syracuse features a full field, Republicans in the city have yet to come up with a candidate. So they're buying themselves a little more time to find someone to run against the winner of the Democratic primary.<br><br>Well-known republicans like State Senator John DeFransisco and Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Ryan McMahon have turned down requests to run, retired firefighter Tom Sexton is considering it, and Onondaga County Republican Party Chairman Tom Dadey says he continues talking to prospective candidates, whose names he says he is not at liberty to share at this time. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:01:07 +0000 Ellen Abbott 38913 at http://wrvo.org Mayor Miner remarks continue to be criticized http://wrvo.org/post/mayor-miner-remarks-continue-be-criticized <p>Republicans continue to be angry with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner's comment at a Democrat rally last week where she called the GOP a "party of hatred."&nbsp; Among those criticizing Miner's choice of words, New York State GOP party chair Ed Cox, and Republican Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle. &nbsp;<br><br>Now, the head of the Republican party in Onondaga County is taking it one step further. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:06:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25560 at http://wrvo.org Mayor Miner remarks continue to be criticized