Eric Kearney http://wvxu.org en State Senator Eric Kearney and his efforts to name a poet laureate for Ohio http://wvxu.org/post/state-senator-eric-kearney-and-his-efforts-name-poet-laureate-ohio <p>Are you aware that the <strong>State of Ohio</strong> does not have a poet laureate? <a href="http://www.ohiosenate.gov/kearney"><strong>State Senator Eric Kearney</strong></a> is sponsoring legislation to change this. He joins our Barbara Gray during <a href="http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41"><strong>National Poetry Month</strong></a> to talk about the role of a poet laureate, how one would be selected, and the status of <strong>Senate Bill 84</strong>.</p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:00:50 +0000 Barbara Gray 25831 at http://wvxu.org State Senator Eric Kearney and his efforts to name a poet laureate for Ohio Howard Wilkinson talks about what's next for Ohio's Democratic Gubernatorial ticket http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinson-talks-about-whats-next-ohios-democratic-gubernatorial-ticket <p>WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about State Senator Eric Kearney dropping off the Democratic Gubernatorial Ticket with Ed FitzGerald and what could happen next.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:04:13 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 20843 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson talks about what's next for Ohio's Democratic Gubernatorial ticket Kearney: Unpaid taxes won't force me out of the race http://wvxu.org/post/kearney-unpaid-taxes-wont-force-me-out-race <p>Despite owing nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in unpaid state and federal taxes, State Sen. Eric Kearney made it clear Wednesday morning that he has no intention of stepping down as the Democratic candidate for Ohio lieutenant governor.</p><p>“I’m in it to stay,’’ the North Avondale Democrat said in a teleconference with Ohio reporters that lasted well over an hour Wednesday. “My wife and I made the decision that we’re going to do this and we’re going to do it; and we’re here to follow it through.”</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:41:34 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20384 at http://wvxu.org Kearney: Unpaid taxes won't force me out of the race Howard Wilkinson's weekly political chat http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-weekly-political-chat-1 <p>This week, WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about Eric Kearney joining Democrat Ed FitzGerald on his gubernatorial ticket.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:57:42 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 20047 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's weekly political chat Kearney the latest to put Hamilton County on Ohio's political map http://wvxu.org/post/kearney-latest-put-hamilton-county-ohios-political-map <p>If old guard Republicans in Hamilton County were the type to use Internet slang, they might be typing “smh” when they see what is going on with their county and the Ohio Democratic Party these days.</p><p>“Scratching my head,’’ for those who don’t keep up with internet slang.</p><p>There was a time, a few decades ago, when the Ohio Democratic Party barely acknowledged the existence of Hamilton County; they turned their heads and pretended extreme southwest corner of the state didn’t exist because it was so thoroughly Republican.</p><p>Those days are gone.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 19990 at http://wvxu.org Kearney the latest to put Hamilton County on Ohio's political map