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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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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.

Legislator Rath takes oath of office for new term

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath III was sworn-in for a new two-year term during the Erie County Legislature’s reorganizational meeting held Jan. 7, 2016 in Legislative Chambers. Erie County Court Judge Ken Case presided over the ceremony.

Erie County Legislature honors WIVB senior correspondent Rich Newberg

The Erie County Legislature recently honored long-time WIVB senior correspondent Rich Newberg on a stellar career, one that has placed him in the Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Fame and earned the respect of generations of viewers. In recognition of his award-winning career and commitment to the greater Buffalo region, Legislator Edward Rath presented Newberg with a county proclamation during a presentation at WIVB’s studio where Newberg worked for 37 years.

December 2015 Column - Ensuring safety of volunteer firefighters becomes priority in budget process

Erie County will soon be concluding the 2016 budget process and I am proud of the work your Legislature has done to reprioritize funding and still deliver a tax decrease.

Legislator Rath announces funding for Hearts and Hands

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III is pleased to announce that the Legislature has supported his request for funding for Hearts and Hands Faith in Action again in the 2016 Erie County budget. The Legislature approved $5,000 at the annual Budget Meeting to assist the organization in its efforts to aide frail and vulnerable individuals who live in underserved communities.