August 4, 2011

Artvoice LTE: I Reiterate, Chris Collins: Rats!

I moved to Western New York in 1998 after graduating from veterinary school in Louisiana. As a young professional, I was uncertain what the challenges of […]
August 4, 2011

Artvoice: Campaigning vs. Governing

By Geoff Kelly, Around here, political campaigns not typically heat up until late summer, when folks have returned from their vacations and advertising dollars are not […]
August 3, 2011

Buffalo News: Collins, Poloncarz differ over loan procedure

By Robert J. McCarthy Erie County’s routine borrowing procedures are suddenly dominating the campaign for county executive after Republican incumbent Chris Collins on Tuesday accused Democratic opponent […]
August 1, 2011

Buffalo News LTE: Residents can’t take 4 more years of this

August 1, 2011 There exists a strange feel to County Executive Chris Collins and his unique management style. He employs a mixture of arrogance and despotism, […]
July 29, 2011

Artvoice: Collins Inflates Debt Numbers

The headline above is no less partisan than this one, which the editors of the Buffalo News have given to Janice Habuda’s article about Erie County […]
July 28, 2011

Buffalo News: Collins plans to cut $196 million from debt by 2015

July 28, 2011 By Janice Habuda County Executive Chris Collins on Thursday outlined his administration’s plan to reduce the county’s more than $500 million debt by almost […]
July 28, 2011

Buffalo News: Collins inane in whine on foe’s money

Surely he jests. But someone who kicks the kids of struggling mothers out of day care so he can pad the county surplus probably doesn’t have […]
July 21, 2011

Buffalo News: Poloncarz previews his campaign

By Robert J. McCarthy NEWS POLITICAL REPORTER Published:July 21, 2011, 12:00 AM Mark C. Poloncarz on Wednesday previewed the kind of populist campaign he plans for county […]
July 19, 2011

WNY Labor Today: Buffalo AFL-CIO President Mike Hoffert Says “There Isn’t A Better Candidate… Period” Than Labor-Endorsed Erie County Executive Candidate Mark Poloncarz

Published Monday, July 18, 2011 2:00 pm by Tom Campbell/Editor-Publisher (BUFFALO) – Erie County Comptroller Mark Poloncarz, who’s received the endorsement of the Buffalo AFL-CIO Central […]