May 7, 2011

Buffalo News: Collins agrees to participate in audit of Medicaid

May 7, 2011 By Matthew Spina It took a special act from Erie County’s state-appointed control board. But a county department controlled by County Executive Chris […]
May 5, 2011

DiNapoli Echoes What Poloncarz Confirmed in ’08 – Millions Could be Saved on Tax Assessment Practices

Report Released Today by NYS Comptroller Says Local Governments Could Save as Much as $12.5 Million Annually by Consolidating Tax Assessment Services Poloncarz’s ’08 Report Found […]
May 4, 2011

Artvoice: Chris Collins is a boor

May 4, 2011 At the height of World War II, with Britain being bombed, Winston Churchill’s finance minister proposed that the government cut all funding to […]
May 3, 2011

Buffalo News LTE: Collins should stop dismantling library

May 3, 2011 I read in the April 22 News that County Executive Chris Collins proposes to use $250,000 of the $23 million county surplus to […]
April 28, 2011

Am-Pol Eagle: Dyngus Day 2011: Revelry in the Rain

April 28, 2011 Michael Mroziak It literally rained on their parade in Buffalo. But for those participating in the 2011 Dyngus Day parade, as well as […]
April 19, 2011

Buffalo News: Cultural solidarity is imperative now more than ever

April 19, 2011 By Colin Dabkowski Last December, as the leaders of art galleries and theaters gathered in the chambers of the Erie County Legislature to watch […]
April 14, 2011

Buffalo News: ECC board criticizes trustee’s bid for contract

April 14, 2011 By Robert J. McCarthy Five current or former trustees of Erie Community College are criticizing fellow board member Hormoz Mansouri’s efforts to win a […]
April 13, 2011

Buffalo News LTE: Layoffs hurt residents of Erie County Home

April 13, 2011 I was just laid off from the Erie County Home. My position was eliminated, along with nine others, as of April 1 (a […]
April 5, 2011

Buffalo News: Judge orders higher pay for county lawyer

April 5, 2011 By Matthew Spina A judge has ordered that the new Erie County attorney be paid at the $150,000-a-year rate he was offered until court […]