Wednesday, 07 November 2018 10:38

Ray Horner Podcast - 11/7/2018

:17 - It’s the morning after election day, and Ray Horner and 1590 WAKR have you covered! Before we went state and nationwide, Ray caught up with Akron mayor Dan Horrigan about moving the primary to May, which ended up passing.

5:38 - Dr. David Beer is a political scientist at Malone University, and he shared his views on the senate and house races, as well as the gubernatorial election in Ohio. Specifically, Dr. Beer points to just how red Republican Ohio is getting.

12:19 - After a few tries, a school levy has passed in Norton. Superintendent of Norton schools, Dana Addis, discussed the victory.

16:09 -Another local victory in Summit County was Issue 8. Julie Barnes from Summit County Children Services called in to discuss what this means for the residents in the area.

20:54 - With another look at the Ohio senate and gubernatorial races, Dr. David Cohen, professor of political science at the Bliss Institute, broke down what occurred.

31:06 - To cleanse the political palette, it’s time for the Academic Exam! Two students from Copley-Fairlawn High School stopped by to compete, and this friendly competition is brought to you by the Akron-Summit County Public Library.

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Monday, 05 November 2018 17:09

Jasen Sokol Show Podcast 11.5.18

The Jasen Sokol Show Podcast from 11;5.18!

He spoke with Richard Cordray right off the jump 30 seconds in to talk about the upcoming election 

Reporter from the News Herald and the Morning Journal Jeff Schudel got you caught up on the sports news from the weekend (10:01)

Vernon Skyes also joined in as well at 21:50

 

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 10:34

Ray Horner Podcast - 10/25/2018

:17 - Depending on which poll you see, the race for governor in Ohio is very close between Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray. The latter called into the program.

9:58 - The stock market took a plunge on Wednesday, which calls to question just how stable the markets are in general. Richard Peterson from Capital Financial talked about the markets, the state of the economy, and a little on credit scores.

24:23 - Also on Wednesday, suspicious devices were found at the residences of several prominent Democrat politicians. Tim Dimoff, president and CEO of SACS Security and Consulting, joined the show to offer some insight.

30:31 - Akron Public Schools has been creative in recent years for helping students get into the trades. Over at East CLC, Bridgestone Americas is sponsoring their Automotive Technology program with a full service station. Superintendent David James explains.

38:34 - Speaking of Akron Public Schools, how are they doing overall? Treasurer Ryan Pendleton unveiled his five-year plan.

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Friday, 07 September 2018 11:00

DeWine, Cordray Release Debate Schedule

In a joint press release on Friday, the Cordray and DeWine campaigns announced a three-debate schedule leading up to the November Election. 

The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, September 19 at the University of Dayton; Monday, October 1 at Marietta College; and finally Monday, October 8, at Cleveland State University. 

Both Richard Cordray (D) and Mike DeWine (R) had previously refused to debate their Primary Election opponents. 

See the full press release below: 

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE FROM DEWINE AND CORDRAY CAMPAIGNS:

Campaigns have agreed to three gubernatorial debates COLUMBUS– Today (Friday, September 7), the campaigns of Rich Cordray and Mike DeWine announced that they have reached agreement on three campaign debates for the fall. Media partners and additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.

DEBATE SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Location: University of Dayton

Monday, October 1, 2018 Location: Marietta College

Monday, October 8, 2018 Location: Cleveland State University

* Hosted by the Ohio Debate Commission *

"We are excited for Ohioans to see up close why Rich Cordray is the clear choice to lead this state," said Michael Halle, campaign manager for Richard Cordray. "Rich has always stood up for working people in Ohio, and he is eager to discuss his vision to put money back in the pockets of middle class families and protect Ohioans’ access to quality, affordable health care.”

“I am glad we were able to agree on this series of debates ahead of the election,” said Dave Luketic, campaign manager for Mike DeWine. “Mike DeWine looks forward to discussing his innovative ideas to strengthen Ohio’s workforce, provide a world-class education for our kids, and deliver more opportunity for every Ohioan.” 

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The race for governor is heating up, as both major party candidates have begun to unveil their policy proposals.

Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine recently unveiled the children's services planks in their platforms. They both joined The Jasen Sokol Show on Thursday to talk about their ideas and answer questions submitted by listeners on how to improve education and the economy in smaller cities.

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