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Press Releases - 2011


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“Today the Governor once again discussed the need for increased public transportation in our communities. I was very interested to again hear support for extension of the light rail line into the Town of Amherst. Clearly our public...

Another year has passed and without much fanfare so did the 2017 Erie County Budget. In early December, the Legislature approved a $1.7 billion budget that for the third consecutive year reduced the county tax rate. This is an achievement to be...

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III is pleased to announce that the Legislature has supported his requests for funding for several critical organizations in his district. The Legislature approved the funding at the Dec. 6, 2016 Budget...

During the Thanksgiving holiday a reported 43,000 people tried to access Uber’s app across Upstate New York, not realizing that ridesharing was still illegal here. As a depended upon service across the world, it is surprising that much of...

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath is pleased to announce that Swift Mills Road Bridge, in the Town of Newstead, has finally reopened after being closed for four years.

12/2/11
November 2011 Column - A successful budget process requires participation from everyone involved

10/26/11
October 2011 Column - Cyber-bullying must not be ignored any longer

10/21/11
Legislator Rath supports funding for critical public safety improvements

08/12/11
Legislators Rath and Walter Remind Residents About Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

07/27/11
July 2011 Column: Savings are jeopardized by political game play

07/25/11
Legislator Rath applauds creation of statewide adult alert system

07/12/11
Legislator Rath's Summer 2011 Newsletter

07/11/11
Legislator Rath announces ‘Retirement Income Strategies’ to be presented at Senior Center

06/22/11
June 2011 Column - Potential development must be granted exemption

06/22/11
Legislator Rath announces Bicycle Route Guide now available

06/20/11
Erie County Silver Alert System Implemented

05/31/11
May 2011 Column - Investments made in county will be future assets

05/23/11
Legislator Rath announces free rabies clinic will be held May 25

05/23/11
Legislator Rath, UNYTS to host blood drive during Williamsville Farmers Market

05/13/11
Hot Spot Fishing Maps available through Legislator Rath’s office

04/19/11
Legislator Rath announces Erie County to participate in National Prescription Drug Drop Off Day

04/12/11
Legislator Rath's March 2011 Newsletter

04/11/11
Legislator Rath announces availability of second emergency HEAP benefits

03/23/11
Amberst Bee March Column: Auditing practices in Erie County prove insufficient

03/18/11
Legislator Rath honors ECC hockey team, coach on winning National title

03/09/11
Legislator Rath plans District Outreach Meeting for March

03/01/11
County’s Minority Caucus opposes imposing registration fee on bicycles

02/23/11
Legislator Rath announces 2011 Williamsville Winterfest Snow Sculpture Contest Winners

02/23/11
Amherst Bee February Column: There is much to accomplish in local government

02/07/11
Legislator Rath plans February District Outreach Meetings

02/03/11
Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedlings available; orders due March 18