Erie County must deal with its deficit.
On Monday, May 5, 2020, Erie County Comptroller Mychajliw declared a deficit in Erie County's Budget in accordance with Erie County Charter section 2511. Under this provision of the charter this declaration begins a process for amending the budget. The Erie County Executive proposes the changes he deems necessary to address the deficit. Then the Erie County Legislature gets an opportunity to make changes to the County Executive's proposed changes. At the other end of this process changes are made to the budget to address the declared deficit.
May 9, 2020, 09:39
LET THE VOTERS DECIDE THE BURCHFIELD'S FATE
The issue of what to do with the Burchfield Nature and Art Center has resurfaced again when participation of the public has been curtailed by the various Executive Orders necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 28, 2020, 20:03
WBEN's Tom Bauerle can dish it, but apparently can't take it.
Tom Bauerle a longtime radio personality on WGR and now WBEN has a history of stirring up the emotions of his listeners for his, and his station's, monetary gain. For example, in 2001 when he worked for WGR as a co-host with Chris "The Bulldog" Parker in a program entitled "Bauerle and the Bull Dog". His stint on this show earned them at least one complaint to the FCC ( PRESS STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI ). Tom Bauerle while trying to be WNY's alt-right shock jock tries to foment political hate through skewed commentary.
Jan 18, 2020, 15:35
New York needs Voter Registration Reform to include controls
We should not conflate the lack of controls in our election law relative to insuring that only those who are eligible to vote are registered to vote while not disenfranchising any of them with the Green Light Law.
Jan 4, 2020, 09:23
Is the West Seneca Ethics Board - unethical?
I have to say I am very disappointed at the apparent conflicted state the West Seneca Ethics Board has proven itself to be in.
Nov 1, 2019, 22:48
Rep. Tom Reed should represent the citizens of New York State rather than the Seneca Nation
Rep. Reed can put an end to the issues we are having with the Seneca Nation. First, he can put to bed the perennial fight over the Thruway. He can do this by introducing a bill and urging its passage to gether with all the other members of the House and Senate that represent New York citizens codifying the United States long held position that acts that created the right of the Thruway to cross the Seneca Nation land was proper and barring any claim in any court or other forum.
Aug 27, 2019, 17:42
Previous administration hurt Lancaster taxpayers
The Office of the State Comptroller recently released an audit with the findings of “poor governance” on the purchase of the Colecraft building in Lancaster, NY.
Oct 30, 2012, 08:57
The citizen's movement to restore their governance and representation and the factually challenged Donn Esmonde.
Downsizing has not saved taxpayers money, it has caused more of it to be wasted diminishing the savings other measures provided us with.
Oct 19, 2012, 16:15
Screwed on all levels
I found this press release by Carl Paladino and the Dick Morris book "Screwed" to be very revealing in how both depict how us citizens are equally geeting screwed over by both Democrats and Republicans alike - on the international, national and state levels.
Jul 5, 2012, 21:25
Lancaster contracts design engineer for culvert repair/replacement project
By a four to one vote, the Lancaster Town Board authorized Supervisor Dino Fudoli to enter into an agreement with Erdman Anthony to provide engineering services for the design, construction administration and resident inspection phases for the 2012 Culvert Replacements and Structure Repairs project; for a set fee not to exceed $115,200.
May 22, 2012, 16:08