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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW TO COUNTY LAWMAKERS: MEDICAID COSTS & STATE BUDGET DEFICIT COULD BE DISASTROUS FOR ERIE COUNTY

March 6, 2020

Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw warns of the devastating impact an increase in Medicaid costs would have on Erie County.  The county’s Chief Fiscal Officer sent yet another official warning to the Erie County Legislature informing them of the devastating impact on taxpayers and the fiscal health of the government if New York State yet again forces Erie County to pick up even more Medicaid payments.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW ANALYSIS: STRONG ECONOMY LEADS TO SPIKE IN 2019 SALES TAX

March 2, 2020

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. is reporting to the Erie County Legislature that 2019 was another positive year for sales tax collections.  Thanks in part to this nation’s strong economy this past year, revenue generated from sales tax in 2019 was $11,631,159.08 over what was budgeted.  

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW TOURS MANUFACTURING PLANT IN BUSINESS MORE THAN 100 YEARS

February 27, 2020

(CHAFFEE, NY) –Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. recently toured Diamond Saw Works, located in Chaffee, New York, as part of his ongoing effort to learn more about area businesses and manufacturers, and to gain a keen understanding of what makes this region unique.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

The Erie County Comptroller’s Office is monitoring expenses related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how your tax dollars are being spent. Whether it is local tax dollars from the county surplus or federal funds, your taxes are being used to cover costs associated with the county-wide response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. You have a right to know how this money is spent.