Stories tagged with: Ed Fitzgerald

November 3, 2014 - 7:15pm
48 weeks 4 days ago

One of Ohio's gubernatorial candidates made a stop in Zanesville this afternoon.

Democrat Ed Fitzgerald is making final strides around the state to spread his message of bringing local tax dollars back to the local community instead of having them be spent statewide.

"When it comes down to numbers the state budget has gone up by $12 million in the last four years, that's an incredible increase but local communities have had money taken out of them, so to me there's something...

September 28, 2014 - 7:55pm
1 year 1 week ago

The Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed Fitzgerald visited Zanesville Sunday afternoon.

While in town he spoke at the Muskingum County Democratic party picnic at Falls Township Park. Fitzgerald's message was short, but it resonated well with the people at the picnic. He focused on making sure people know that he his campaigning to give them a voice.

"The biggest difference is going to be that we're going to prioritize this area. If you look at where money is being spent. It'...

October 17, 2013 - 6:22pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

Democratic leaders spoke out against the elimination of the Homestead Tax Exemption for many Ohio senior citizens.

Local seniors met downtown at the Muskingum County Democratic Party building to listen to democratic state officials explain how the removal of the tax break can negatively affect their future.

"It affects all of the seniors over the age 65, currently they are eligible for the Homestead Exemption on their home, the changes are that anyone unless they make under...

September 22, 2013 - 8:45pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

The Democratic Gubernatorial candidate for 2014 stopped in Zanesville to talk politics.

Ed Fitzgerald, who is the County Executive for Cuyahoga County and previous Mayor of Lakewood, is now setting his goals even higher, by running for Ohio Governor. Fitzgerald says he sees major flaws in the way that the state is currently being run.

"We are actually now 47th in the country, out of 50 states in terms of job creation in the last year and that's just not acceptable,...

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