December 14, 2016

How the wisdom of FDR matters for our democracy today

By Mark Poloncarz Since it became clear Donald Trump will be our next president it seems like I am asked daily by at least one person […]
November 11, 2016

Where do we go from here.

Statement of Mark Poloncarz in response to the election of Donald Trump as our 45th president. Originally published November 9, 2016 on Facebook Since the adoption […]
July 22, 2016

Why I like the choice of Tim Kaine as Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president

Since Hillary Clinton announced her Tim Kaine as her choice for vice president there have been some grumbles from those on the left of the Democratic […]
June 13, 2016

Comments of Mark Poloncarz at a vigil to honor the victims of the Pulse Orlando Massacre

Comments of Mark Poloncarz, Erie County Executive, as prepared for delivery before a vigil in remembrance and honor of the victims of the Pulse Orlando massacre […]
June 9, 2016

Why “Bernie or Bust” will certainly end up as a bust for the country

By Mark C. Poloncarz June 9, 2016 In 1787, our nation’s forefathers met in Philadelphia to draft a new set of laws to govern the fledgling […]
April 17, 2016

Why primaries should be for party members only

By Mark C. Poloncarz (originally published on Facebook on April 17, 2016): As you all know (unless you have been living under a rock), Tuesday is […]
April 2, 2016

Some April Fool’s Jokes Aren’t Funny, Like a President Trump

Some April Fool’s Jokes Aren’t Funny, like a President Trump By Mark Poloncarz April 1, 2016 Not many of the so-called political prognosticators gave Donald Trump […]
March 21, 2016

County leads in proposal to ban tobacco in pharmacies

Originally published in Bee Newspapers in March 2016 County leads in proposal to ban tobacco in pharmacies By Mark Poloncarz, Erie County Executive March 9, 2016 […]
March 9, 2016

Statement of Mark Poloncarz on his proposal to invest $3.75 million in lead abatement measures

Statement of Mark Poloncarz as prepared for delivery March 9, 2016 There has been much discussion in recent weeks regarding the threat lead exposure poses to […]