Press Releases - 2015

12/30/15
Erie County Legislature honors WIVB senior correspondent Rich Newberg

12/8/15
December 2015 Column - Ensuring safety of volunteer firefighters becomes priority in budget process  

12/2/15
Legislator Rath announces funding for Hearts and Hands

12/2/15
Legislator Rath secures funding for Remember Flight 3407 Inc.

12/2/15
Legislator Rath announces funding for Newstead Historical Society

12/2/15
Legislator Rath secures $50,000 for firefighting training equipment

11/25/15
Legislator Rath announces HEAP Outreaches in Clarence, Akron

11/23/15
Legislator Rath announces testing approved to resolve Maple Road issues

11/20/15
Erie County Legislature opposes ECIDA’s policies that overregulate private business

11/19/15
Legislator Rath presents donation to Newstead Library, thanks community for support

11/6/15
November 2015 Column - New ECIDA policy focuses too heavily on regulating private business

10/12/15
Newstead Library Fundraiser, Car Seat Safety Check Event set for Saturday, Oct. 24

10/7/15
October 2015 Column - Towns, school districts not receiving fair share of sales tax revenue

10/6/15
Local fire companies thanked for educating community during Fire Prevention Week  

9/29/15
Legislator Rath announces Mobile Office Hours on Oct. 8

9/25/15
Legislator Rath announces free, guided walk at Akron Falls Park

9/21/15
Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Event - Sept. 26

9/8/15
Legislator Rath, Rite-Aid to host Free Flu Clinic on Sept. 21 at Clarence Town Hall

9/4/15
Legislator Rath announces free rabies clinic scheduled for Sept. 16 at ECC North

9/2/15
September 2015 Column - Changing of the seasons brings with it budget talks  

8/31/15
Legislator Rath announces replacement of Clarence Center Road Bridge  

8/8/15
August 2015 Column - Minimum wage hike for fast food employees going to cause ripple effect

8/4/15
Legislator Rath honors Salvation Army on 150th anniversary  

8/31/15
Erie County, largest Upstate County in New York, opposes Minimum Wage Board’s Recommendation of $15 for fast food workers

8/31/15
Legislature approves resolution urging County Executive to have open discussion about CPS

8/16/15
Legislator Rath announces funding for improvements to fire training facility

8/15/15
Legislator Rath releases statement on IDA’s new regulatory policy

7/6/15
Legislator Rath's advocacy brings Federal attention to Tonawanda Creek Road collapse

7/2/15
July 2015 Column - Farms feature unique summer activities

6/29/15
Legislator Rath names St. Gregory the Great’s Father Biernat as June’s Citizen of the Month

6/25/15
Legislators disappointed that ECC budget includes tuition hike

6/8/15
Legislator Rath tours Tonawanda Creek Road landslide, requests state & federal aid

6/7/15
Legislator Rath announces Amherst Social Adult Day Program info available at Open House

6/2/15
June 2015 Column - Thriving community college necessary for region’s success

5/26/15
Free Guided Walk in Akron Falls Park on Saturday, May 30

5/6/15
May 2015 Column - Elder Abuse Seminar takes aim at preventing, stopping mistreatment  

5/4/15
Legislator Rath, Sheriff’s Office to host Elder Abuse Seminar to address threats to vulnerable residents

4/30/15
Statement from Legislator Rath regarding vote to oppose Conditional Release program

4/29/15
Legislator Rath reminds residents that Haz Waste Collection Event is Saturday, May 9

4/27/15
Legislator Rath delivers educational art kits to Akron & Clarence middle schools

4/21/15
Legislator Rath support for Common Core Parental Refusal Act

4/17/15
Legislator Rath opposes Governor’s plan to throw more funds into failing Start-Up NY initiative  

4/8/15
Legislature’s Public Safety Chairman releases statement on Sheriff’s Office use of Stingray device

4/2/15
April 2015 Column - Designating existing funds for road work will improve county safety, quality of life

4/1/15
County Legislators, Meals on Wheels kickoff National Volunteer Month  

3/30/15
Legislator Rath discusses Swift Mills Road Bridge issue in letter

3/27/15
Legislator Rath and Clerk Jacobs Propose Plan to Increase Road Funding

3/26/15
County approves resolution requesting NYS to return E-911 surcharge funds  

3/12/15
Erie County opposes Governor’s proposed changes to add unnecessary regulation to IDA process

3/9/15
Legislator Rath honors North Amherst Firefighter for 50 years of service

3/9/15
Legislator Rath announces Pothole Hotline, email  

3/5/15
March 2015 Column - Spring has to come eventually; county must be prepared with road work plan

3/4/15
Legislator Rath explores County’s 911 tracking system to ensure cell phone users can be adequately located  

2/13/15
Legislator Rath honors local Kiwanis Clubs during organization’s 100th anniversary

2/12/15
Legislator Rath calls for preservation of stronger aviation regulations  

2/10/15
Legislators introduce local law to give voters the right to decide on term limits for county officials  

2/5/15
February 2015 Column - ECIDA projects create, retain jobs  

2/5/15
Community Enrichment Committee approves architect to design STEM Building

1/29/15
Legislator Rath honors Clarence Center Firefighters

1/13/15
Legislators request change in state law to require copays for inmates

1/8/15
January 2015 Column - Rising cost of chargeback fees highlights need for new STEM building at North Campus  

1/8/15
Legislator Rath responds to announcement that frivolous ECC lawsuit dismissed  

Legislator Rath

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8818

Legislator Edward A. Rath III - District 6
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202