May 18, 2016

My disappointment in Senator Sanders latest comments on the Democratic Party.

By Mark C. Poloncarz May 18, 2016 I watched Senator Sanders speech in Carson, California last night. I was very disappointed in his accusation that the […]
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 13, 2016

Yes, we must repeal Citizens United, but there is much more we need to do if we are to fix our broken campaign finance system.

Yes, we must repeal Citizens United, but there is much more we need to do if we are to fix our broken campaign finance system. By […]
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 […]
February 17, 2016

To form a more perfect Union during an election year

By Mark C. Poloncarz The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has taken an already topsy-turvy 2016 election season and added the additional element […]
January 29, 2016

POLONCARZ PRAISES WHITE HOUSE ACTION ON PAY EQUITY

POLONCARZ PRAISES WHITE HOUSE ACTION ON PAY EQUITY Federal action to reduce gender pay gap mirrors County Executive’s efforts ERIE COUNTY, NY- Erie County Executive Mark […]
November 29, 2015

Statement of Mark Poloncarz on Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood Shootings

I initially refrained from commenting on the Colorado Springs shooting until it was clear the acts were targeted against Planned Parenthood, and were not a domestic […]