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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW: STRONG TRUMP ECONOMY BENEFITS FISCAL HEALTH OF ERIE COUNTY

November 20, 2019

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. has announced that Standard and Poor’s (S&P) recently affirmed the county’s strong credit rating, thanks to federal tax cuts that created a strong economy that put more money in the business owners, families and even local governments like Erie County.  Today, S&P confirmed Erie County will maintain its strong AA- rating as sales tax has grown over four-percent and the county is operating with a surplus.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW WARNS SOCIAL SERVICES OF ALARMING CRIMINAL ACTIVITY AT MOTELS/HOTELS USED AS EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR FAMILIES

October 31, 2019

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. released a report that reviewed Erie County’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and found that vulnerable families, including children, are being housed in motels and hotels that are hotspots for police calls involving violent crimes and criminal activity.

ROAD SCORES DATA: CONDITIONS
 OF ERIE COUNTY ROADS WORSENED OVER SIX YEAR PERIOD

October 30, 2019

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr.’s report on road conditions shows that Erie County’s roads are in worse condition today than they were 10 years ago. According to the 2019 independently graded road scores, Erie County has the most roads scored as “poor” since 2011. Furthermore, the independent report shows that repairs are not holding up and repaired/reconstructed roadways are deteriorating rapidly.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

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Every day, the Erie County Comptroller must pay vendors for goods and services obtained on your behalf.  You have a right to know how this money is spent.