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(Buffalo, NY) – Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw released the bi-annual report and summary of the Whistleblower Hotline managed by his office to the Legislature. The report (attached) includes information relating to confidential tips received between June 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013.

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Statement on the Passing of Ralph C. Wilson

“I was sad to learn of Mr. Wilson’s passing this afternoon.  Everyone in Buffalo is a Bills fan, but Buffalo itself had no greater fan than Ralph Wilson.  Born and raised in the City of Buffalo, I have been a Bills fan my entire life.  Some of my greatest memories as a child were watching games with my family.” 

Sales Tax Revenue on the Decline

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is reporting that sales tax revenue collections for January of 2014 are significantly down from the prior year. This is the second consecutive month of significant negative year to year growth for sales tax revenue.

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. He is the proud father of eight-year-old Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a third-grade student. 

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. 

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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.