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2018

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  • 12/14/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW’S OFFICE PARTNERS WITH WNY HEROES TO FULFILL CHRISTMAS WISHES FOR VETERANS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. and his staff supported WNY Heroes’ Adopt-A-Hero Family program to make Christmas a little brighter for one local family of six. Meeting with WNY Heroes President/CEO Chris Kreiger, an Iraq War veteran, Comptroller Mychajliw personally delivered donations and learned more about the agency’s year-round efforts. 

  • 11/29/2018 : REPORT: MANDATORY FEDERAL OBAMACARE PAYMENTS CRUSHING ERIE COUNTY BUDGET

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. released a report detailing health care costs of Intergovernmental Transfer (IGT) payments paid annually by Erie County to the Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC). Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called “Obamacare,” Erie County taxpayers are forced to cover tens of millions of dollars in losses at ECMCC for people without health insurance that receive health care treatment at the hospital.  The most recent audited year shows Erie County taxpayers paid $50.4 million to ECMCC in 2017 to cover its losses for people without health insurance to receive medical treatment. 

  • 11/19/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW UPDATES LEGISLATURE ON IMPACT OF FEDERAL TAX CUTS ON COUNTY BUDGET

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. presented his 2019 budget to the Erie County Legislature, detailing his priorities for the coming year. He also opined on the current sales tax figures and the need for legislators to start cutting government spending. 

  • 11/13/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW SERVES AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER DURING ORCHARD PARK’S NATIONAL ACADEMY FOUNDATION CONFERENCE

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw recently spoke at Orchard Park High School’s 6th annual Academy of Finance “Work Based Learning” Conference. Serving as the keynote speaker, Comptroller Mychajliw discussed the importance of the National Academy Foundation (NAF). He also stressed student involvement to prepare them for the business world and life after high school. 

  • 11/01/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW MEETS WITH TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HUD OFFICIAL

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. met with Trump Administration official Anna Maria Farías, the United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Assistant Secretary, in his Rath Building office in downtown Buffalo.  Inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame in 2000, Assistant Secretary Farías once served as senior counsel to former HUD Secretary Melquíades Rafael Martinez, who went on to become a United States Senator.  Prior to her work with HUD, she served in the administration of former President Ronald Reagan, working for then-Secretary of Education William J. Bennett.