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Press Releases - 2013


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The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus sponsored a resolution at Thursday’s session in support of proposal that would eliminate fees charged to veterans and/or their next of kin to obtain records. The bill, H.R. 4325...

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces that HEAP applications are being accepted. HEAP is a federally funded program to assist income eligible Erie County residents with the costs of home heating, electricity, and...

Legislator Edward Rath's Newstead Public Library Hot Dog Roast raised $400 for the branch & will be used for children's fiction books and biographies. Thank you to everyone who supported the event & library!

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...

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