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Press Releases - 2013


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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...

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 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...

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...

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath III and Sheriff Timothy Howard will host a Community Watch Meeting to address the recent home burglaries in the Town of Clarence and residents are welcome to attend and obtain advice from the Sheriff’s...

12/4/13
December 2013 Column - Deferring pension obligation not in the best interest of taxpayers

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