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 […]
April 1, 2011

NY Capitol News: Executive Decisions

April 1, 2011 Jon Lentz A battle is looming in Erie County this fall, as Democrats aim to knock Republican County Executive Chris Collins out of […]
March 28, 2011

Buffalo News LTE: Collins is destroying county’s quality of life

March 28, 2011 I am at the latter half of my seventh decade and have developed some simple political views. I believe open government and good […]
March 28, 2011

Tonawanda News: Government isn’t a business

March 28, 2011 By Eric DuVall  Some quick food for thought: • Erie County Executive Chris Collins will run for re-election. I haven’t agreed with everything […]
March 25, 2011

Buffalo News: Collins wins higher salary for appointee

March 25, 2011 By Matthew Spina Chris Collins should be allowed to restore a nearly $130,000-a-year job for one of his appointees, a majority of county lawmakers […]
March 22, 2011

Buffalo News: Collins’ failed part-time idea costs county $450,000

March 22, 2011 By Matthew Spina Erie County taxpayers will surrender $450,000 to settle County Executive Chris Collins’ failed experiment to hire part-time workers for full-time jobs. […]
March 18, 2011

Buffalo News: Comptroller stops check to county’s new attorney

March 18, 2011 By Matthew Spina Erie County’s first paycheck to its new county attorney was halted Thursday by aides to Comptroller Mark C. Poloncarz, who said […]