Howie Hawkins http://wrvo.org en Green Party candidate says his chances are improving http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-candidate-says-his-chances-are-improving <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Green Party candidate for governor, making a statewide tour, says there’s always been an alternative, left-leaning candidate for governor and he says his chances to win votes are now better than ever.</span></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:13:31 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56847 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidate says his chances are improving Howie Hawkins says Green Party has a shot at victory http://wrvo.org/post/howie-hawkins-says-green-party-has-shot-victory <p></p><p>Green Party politician&nbsp;Howie Hawkins says a third party candidate has a chance to win the governorship.</p><p>The left-leaning <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-happy-gain-working-families-party-endorsement" target="_blank">Working Families Party has endorsed</a> Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Democrat running for reelection, but some members of the party weren’t happy with the choice.</p><p>Hawkins, a perennial progressive candidate for office, sees that as an opportunity.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:36:18 +0000 Ryan Delaney 56785 at http://wrvo.org Howie Hawkins says Green Party has a shot at victory Howie Hawkins begins second run for governor http://wrvo.org/post/howie-hawkins-begins-second-run-governor <p></p><p>Howie Hawkins, a longtime member of the Green Party, has kicked off another campaign for governor of New York, this time with a goal to win four times as many votes as he did four years ago.</p><p>Hawkins lives on Syracuse’s south side and works for UPS. Over the years, he’s run for everything from Common Council to Congress.</p><p>In 2010, he notched just shy of 60,000 votes and raised $45,000 in his bid for governor. That was more votes than any other third party candidate. He’s hoping to quadruple both those numbers in November.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:48:16 +0000 Ryan Delaney 53992 at http://wrvo.org Howie Hawkins begins second run for governor Hawkins running for governor again http://wrvo.org/post/hawkins-running-governor-again <p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:20:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51281 at http://wrvo.org Hawkins running for governor again Greens call for more state aid and local income tax http://wrvo.org/post/greens-call-more-state-aid-and-local-income-tax <p>Syracuse’s Green Party office seekers want to see state aid return to historic levels and a new scaled local income tax on city residents and those that work in it.</p><p>Mayoral candidate Kevin Bott and Common Council hopeful Howie Hawkins say that will help solve the city’s fiscal problems.</p><p>Low wage earners would pay less than a percent on their income and it would work up to a few percentage points for higher earners, they propose.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:13:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 45744 at http://wrvo.org Greens call for more state aid and local income tax Syracuse Green Party candidates on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-green-party-candidates-campbell-conversations <p>One could argue that the most energetic opposition to the Democratic candidates for Syracuse City offices this November is coming from a third party, the Greens.</p><p>In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, Grant&nbsp;Reeher speaks to the Green Party candidates for mayor, city council, and board of education, and explores their collective vision for a new set of city policies and a new way of governance.</p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 14:54:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 45509 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Green Party candidates on The Campbell Conversations Green Party candidates offer voters another option in Syracuse elections http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-candidates-offer-voters-another-option-syracuse-elections <p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:33:42 +0000 Ellen Abbott 45503 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidates offer voters another option in Syracuse elections