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Edward Rath III
District 6

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8895
Email: edward.rath@erie.gov

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Valentines for Veterans thanks local heroes

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath is pleased to announce that he is once again partnering with local schools for the annual Valentines for Veterans program. In its sixth year, the program has delivered thousands of cards to local veterans and servicemen and women to thank them for their service and let them know they are remembered this holiday. 

ECIDA loses focus, urged to get back on track before business is lost

CNN Travel, Katie Couric and Yahoo.com, and numerous other large news outlets have taken notice of Buffalo’s rebirth. We have reporters from around the world who are seeing the positive changes, which is why it is so shocking to me that our own local leaders are blind to impact their actions could have on our economic development.

HEAP Outreach at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Akron

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at Newstead Public Library, 33 Main St., Akron. Interviews will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. All applicants will be interviewed.

Legislature’s Finance Committee requests more accountability from Buffalo Urban League

The Erie County Legislature’s Finance and Management Committee met with the Buffalo Urban League, former employees and community activists today to discuss serious issues raised during the Comptroller Office’s contract review of the agency. In his analysis of the review, Finance and Management Committee Chairman Joseph Lorigo questioned how the billing errors could have occurred in the first place and how to prevent this from happening in the future.

January 2016 Column - 2016 brings tax decrease, focus on heroin epidemic

Happy New Year to all! I am honored to be starting a new term in the Erie County Legislature and look forward to continuing to build on the Republican-aligned Majority Caucus’s success from the past two years.