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Comptroller Mychajliw Publishes the Taxpayer's Checkbook

Comptroller Mychajliw feels strongly that government runs best when the people’s business is conducted in an open, honest, and transparent manner. “This money doesn’t belong to politicians. The revenue comes from hard working taxpayers. Now it is easier for people to know exactly how government spends their money,” said Comptroller Mychajliw

Comptroller Mychajliw wants inmates to pay copays for healthcare

“I am very concerned about the real costs of providing health care for those who are incarcerated, and I want to help decrease those costs. It only makes sense to me that inmates have some skin in the game when it comes to paying for their healthcare. If they have money to spend on snacks and candy at the jail commissary, they can afford a very low copay,” said Mychajliw.

Comptroller Mychajliw's Statement on the Passing of Governor Mario Cuomo

"This afternoon I had the honor of attending the swearing in ceremony for Governor Andrew Cuomo. As I congratulated him on the start of his second term, I thought about how special it must be for him to carry on his father's legacy of public service. Later on, I read the news that the former Governor had passed away. Governor Mario Cuomo led this state during some very trying times, and despite many challenges, he always believed in New York and New Yorkers.

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. 

Image of a check signed by Erie County taxpayers

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.