Press Releases - 2018


Legislature passes resolution honoring former State Senator Walter Floss Jr

Legislature passes resolution in opposition to pay raises for state elected officials

Legislator Rath secures funding for number of community organizations in 2019 budget

Legislature passes resolution in favor of amending New York Public Authorities Law to exclude ‘golden parachute’ contracts at Erie County Water Authority

Legislators pass resolution in opposition to removing the tip credit for tipped food service employees

December Column: Legislative Update

Minority Caucus introduces resolution opposing proposed law subjecting gun permit applicants to a social media and internet history search

Erie County Legislature Minority Caucus donates 40 turkeys to annual ‘Rock out Hunger’ campaign

Legislator Rath announces upcoming HEAP Outreaches

Legislator Rath attends dedication for roadside marker honoring Major General Dennis E. Nolan

Legislator Rath attends Perry’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Legislator Rath to hold public information meeting on Tonawanda Creek Road

Legislator Rath recognizes World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient Harold James Enstice

Legislature honors Polish American Congress WNY Division

Legislator Rath announces plans to repair Shisler Road in the Town of Clarence

Legislator Rath recognizes Visit Buffalo Niagara CEO Patrick Kaler

Legislator Rath announces pedestrian and bicycle improvements on Casey Road

Legislature passes resolution urging Governor Cuomo to sign the Rural and Agricultural Jobs Act

Legislator Rath makes cards for ‘LaRussa’s Legacy of Love’

Resolution calling on Chairman Savage to remove ECWA Commissioner Schad passes Legislature

Legislator Rath presents check to Newstead Public Library

Legislator Rath joins residents to survey damage on Shisler Road in the Town of Clarence

Legislator Rath joins community leaders to kick off the WNY Anti-Bully Project

Legislative Update: August 2018 Column

Legislators volunteer at Food Bank of WNY in conjunction with “Hunger Action Month” in Erie County

Legislature observes ‘Tribute Day’ for the Erie County Retired Seniors Volunteer Program

Legislature recognizes ‘Sheriff’s Week’ in Erie County

August Column: Legislative Updates

Legislator Rath recognizes Majors Tom and Kathy Applin as Citizens of the Month

Resolution calling for ECWA Commissioner Jerome Schad to resign passes Legislature

Legislator Rath secures Summer Primetime funding  

Legislator Rath recognizes Swormville Fire Company for 100th anniversary

Legislator Rath volunteers for Junior Achievement program

Legislator Rath delivers flowers to Amherst Senior Center for Mother’s Day  

Legislator Rath announces more road repairs and additional projects to be completed throughout district

Legislator Rath announces completion of 4-way stop at Clarence intersection

May Column: Road and Infrastructure Update

Legislature supports effort to improve school safety through School Resource Officers

Legislator Rath announces 2018 list of road repairs throughout district

Legislators recognize April as ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ in Erie County  

Resolution to prevent cash payouts to employees who resign over personal misconduct passes Legislature with broad support

Legislators announce resolution to prevent cash payouts to employees who resign over personal misconduct

April Column: Opioid Prevention Education Network Conversation

Legislators propose transfer of surplus funds to fix county roads

Legislators announce passage of resolution calling on state to add “Pink” to list of controlled substances

Erie County Legislature Minority Caucus makes a pitch to bring ‘GiftAMeal’ services to Buffalo

March Column: Erie County Ethics Law and Opioid Epidemic Update 

Legislators Rath and Lorigo present Gates Vascular Institute with proclamation for American Heart Month

Legislature approves resolution asking state to extend historic tax credit 

Erie County Legislature Asks State to Increase Funding Sources to Organizations that Provide Emergency Services

Legislator Rath Asks Public Works Commissioner for Action on Goodrich Road

Kearns and Rath To Hold Pistol Permit Re-Certification Outreach In Akron

Kearns and Rath To Hold Pistol Permit Re-Certification Outreach In Amherst 

Legislator Rath


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Legislator Edward A. Rath III - District 6
Old Erie County Hall
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Buffalo, NY 14202