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Edward A. Rath III

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92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202

Phone: (716) 858-8676
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November 2017 Column - Theft of Valor Law protects veterans

I am proud to have sponsored the Theft of Valor Law to hold those accountable who pretend to be a veteran or member of the military for personal or financial gain. Those who do so are despicable and take much away from those who earned their rank, medal and/or award.

Legislator Rath introduces Theft of Valor Law in Erie County

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath has introduced Erie County’s Theft of Valor Law that makes it a crime to impersonate a veteran or member of the military for financial gain. Those found guilty of would face criminal misdemeanor charges and fines.

September 2017 Column - Update on what is happening on Erie County roads

Roads – the vast majority of us use them every single day. The question is: are you satisfied with the condition of these roads? Unfortunately, the answer we hear in my Legislative office is a resounding “no.”

Legislator Edward Rath announces Amherst church to host Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes

Legislator Edward Rath announces that Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Amherst is one of several sites for the next series of Erie County Senior Services' Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes. This course is designed for individuals who help elderly relatives or friends and is held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays from September 11 through October 16.

Portion of Salt Road (Clarence) closed until end of November

Legislator Edward Rath announces that Salt Road is closed from Clarence Center Road to Keller Road in Clarence to allow for a bridge replacement. The roadway closed on Aug. 22 and work is expected to continue until the end of November. Originally the project was slated to end in October but that has been pushed back.