Bob Antonacci http://wrvo.org en GOP candidates file for new "Stop Common Core" ballot line http://wrvo.org/post/gop-candidates-file-new-stop-common-core-ballot-line <p>The Republican candidate for governor and other state-wide conservative candidates have submitted their names for a new “Stop Common Core” party ballot line.</p><p>The campaign of Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says they collected about four-times as many signatures as the 15,000 needed to apply to create a new ballot line.</p><p>Onondaga County Comptroller Bob Antonacci, who is running for state comptroller as a Republican, is also applying for the line. He says they hope to win votes on the line from liberals and conservatives.</p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:11:15 +0000 Ryan Delaney 60335 at http://wrvo.org GOP candidates file for new "Stop Common Core" ballot line State's sole participant in public campaign finance program admits it's a challenge http://wrvo.org/post/states-sole-participant-public-campaign-finance-program-admits-its-challenge <p>The only statewide candidate participating in the pilot public campaign finance program says it’s been slow going. But Republican comptroller candidate Bob Antonacci expects to collect enough individual donors to qualify for the state's matching funds.<br /><br />Antonacci has to convince 2,000 people to donate small amounts of money to his campaign by September 10, and raise $200,000 from them, in order to qualify for a grant that will give him six times the amount of money he raises by that date.<br /><br />“It has been tedious at times,” Antonacci admits. “It’s been a lot of work.” Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:39:27 +0000 Karen DeWitt 60039 at http://wrvo.org State's sole participant in public campaign finance program admits it's a challenge Statewide GOP candidates follow Astorino's lead to secure anti-Common Core ballot line http://wrvo.org/post/statewide-gop-candidates-follow-astorinos-lead-secure-anti-common-core-ballot-line <p>Republicans vying for statewide office continue pushing an anti-Common Core ballot line they’re trying to get in place for the November elections.<br /><br />Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced this week that he’s trying to create a ballot line called “Stop the Common Core.” Now, other statewide GOP hopefuls are explaining why they like the idea.<br /><br />Bob Antonocci, who's running for state comptroller, says Common Core was something forced on the state with the promise of federal dollars.<br /> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:02:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 58700 at http://wrvo.org Statewide GOP candidates follow Astorino's lead to secure anti-Common Core ballot line Astorino favors term limits but not public campaign finance http://wrvo.org/post/astorino-favors-term-limits-not-public-campaign-finance <p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 12:02:29 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56515 at http://wrvo.org Astorino favors term limits but not public campaign finance Skelos says no contradictions with candidate using public campaign finance http://wrvo.org/post/skelos-says-no-contradictions-candidate-using-public-campaign-finance <p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 11:18:14 +0000 Karen DeWitt 55871 at http://wrvo.org DiNapoli says he's doing more than other comptrollers to fight graft http://wrvo.org/post/dinapoli-says-hes-doing-more-other-comptrollers-fight-graft <p></p><p>New York's top fiscal watchdog says he has been directly involved in fighting political corruption in the state. His opponent for state comptroller in November's election says otherwise.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 19:25:19 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55827 at http://wrvo.org DiNapoli says he's doing more than other comptrollers to fight graft State GOP selects candidates for comptroller and attorney general http://wrvo.org/post/state-gop-selects-candidates-comptroller-and-attorney-general <p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 11:13:22 +0000 Karen DeWitt 55808 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County's Bob Antonacci running for NY comptroller http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-countys-bob-antonacci-running-ny-comptroller <p></p><p>Onondaga County’s top financial officer will challenge his state-wide counterpart in the November election. Bob Antonacci says he can use the comptroller post to turn around New York.</p><p>Antonacci, the Republican Onondaga County comptroller, is a lawyer and certified public accountant. He says his background on the county level has prepared him for Albany.</p><p>He was asked last week by state GOP officials to challenge Democrat Thomas DiNapoli.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 10:16:38 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55429 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County's Bob Antonacci running for NY comptroller Recycling comes at a cost http://wrvo.org/post/recycling-comes-cost <p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:41:28 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51994 at http://wrvo.org Recycling comes at a cost GOP searching for candidate to run for 24th congressional district http://wrvo.org/post/gop-searching-candidate-run-24th-congressional-district <p></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:19:53 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44741 at http://wrvo.org GOP searching for candidate to run for 24th congressional district