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Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, in partnership with the County’s Department of Public Works, held a community forum on April 10, 2014 to provide residents and emergency responders with an update concerning repairs toHopkins Road....

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces that an Informational Open House will be held by the Erie County Department of Public Works - Division of Highways regarding the Hopkins Road reconstruction project. 

The proposal of a special taxing district for the Buffalo and Erie County Library System has been discussed for several years. Library administrators and trustees are still pushing to have the measure go to public vote this November. ...

The Erie County Legislature is calling on New York State to reform a 129-year-old outdated New York State labor law that drives up the cost of construction projects and hinders business development. As a result of the Scaffold Law being in place...

In the County Executive’s 2014 State of the County address, I was hoping to gain a more incisive look into the actual state of the county. However, two issues that I believe are critical to understanding the true state of the county, the...

10/4/13
Legislator Rath to host fundraiser for Clarence Library

10/2/13
October 2013 Column - Support More Caseworkers Instead of More Management

9/20/13
Legislator Rath announces free, guided walk at Akron Falls Park 

9/18/13
Minority Caucus pleased with snowplow contract agreement 

8/20/13
Legislator Rath congratulates Clarence's first place Battle of the Books Team 

7/2/13
July 2013 Column - Investigating Medicaid fraud needs to be a priority of county executive

6/20/13
Legislator Rath names Wilson family Citizens of the Month for June 2013 

6/13/13
Radon Awareness Event - Saturday, June 22 at Clarence Farmers Market 

5/6/13
Hazardous Waste Drop-Off at ECC North on May 18 

5/6/13
May 2013 Column - County to introduce prescription drug collection boxes 

4/29/13
Legislator Rath opposes proposal to consider border crossing fee 

4/3/13
April 2013 Column - Solutions found through communication, notification

3/21/13
Legislator Rath announces funding for deputies to attend critical training program 

3/6/13
March 2013 Column - Changes needed at state, federal level concerning safety

2/19/13
Legislator Rath's Valentines for Veterans program delivers cards to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

2/13/13
Legislator Rath, county responds to safety concern on Goodrich Road

2/12/13
Legislator Rath co-sponsors resolution Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013

2/11/13
Nominees sought for Legislature's Citizen of the Month Award 

2/6/13
February 2013 Column - Efficiency, reforms will help take control of an out-of-control situation

1/3/13
January 2013 Column - A focus on savings and growth in 2013