Press Releases - 2017

Legislator Rath provides additional funding for district community organizations

December 2017 Column - Law enforcement, emergency services highlight efforts to keep community safe

Legislator Rath’s Theft of Valor Law clears final hurdle

Majority Caucus supports proposal to eliminate fee veterans are required to pay to obtain their military records

HEAP Applications being accepted, Outreach planned Dec. 1 at Newstead Library

Legislator Rath's Library Fundraiser nets $400

November 2017 Column - Theft of Valor Law protects veterans

Legislator Rath introduces Theft of Valor Law in Erie County

September 2017 Column - Update on what is happening on Erie County roads

Legislator Edward Rath announces Amherst church to host Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes

Portion of Salt Road (Clarence) closed until end of November

Legislator Rath, Sheriff Howard to host Community Watch Meeting to address recent home break-ins

Burdick Road to be closed Aug. 21- Sept. 30 in Newstead

August 2017 Column - Installing turbines near Air Reserve Station puts region at risk

Legislator Rath announces Hazardous Waste Drop Off event

July 2017 Column - Albany gamesmanship going way too far as $279 million for Erie County was put at risk

Albany gamesmanship going way too far as $279 million for Erie County was put at risk

Legislator Rath names Daniel Herberger as June’s Citizen of the Month

June 2017 Column - County seeks input from experts on how to combat opioid/heroin epidemic

Salt Road Bridge replacement to close portion of road until September

Erie County to collect hazardous waste materials on June 3 & August 5

May 2016 Column - Deficits in Four Year Plan should not be closed with tax increase

Legislator Rath announces local businesses needed for County’s Summer Youth Employment Program

April 2017 Column - HELP grant has increased fire companies’ membership at critical time

Erie County Legislators support Rep. Collins’ proposal to eliminate $200M Medicaid burden for county

Legislators approve resolution requesting meeting with ECFSA Board to review $100 million borrowing plan

March 2017 Column - Residents living near ‘Zombie Properties’ should see improvements

February 2017 Column - Addressing high state taxes begins with unfunded mandates

Legislator Rath


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