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The Buffalo News
Buffalo School Board members send Cash back to do more work on budgetthe budget. Instead, he said, the district would be better off using the fund b
Buffalo School Board members send Cash back to do more work on budget
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
the budget. Instead, he said, the district would be better off using the fund balance to settle the contract with the Buffalo Teachers Federation. If the district takes care of the teachers contract, he added, everything else will fall into... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Kid who stirred up ‘Carl Country’ awaits outcome in David-Goliath battlenight, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo
Kid who stirred up ‘Carl Country’ awaits outcome in David-Goliath battle
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
night, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo: “Carl Country.” Harig’s backing from the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO undoubtedly brought union voters to the polls, observers pointed out. So did the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
As Paladino prevails by 132 votes, future on School Board is unclearwhen contacted by The Buffalo News for comment, Paladino responded in a text me
As Paladino prevails by 132 votes, future on School Board is unclear
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
when contacted by The Buffalo News for comment, Paladino responded in a text message that was critical of Harig and of the Buffalo Teachers Federation for supporting an “irresponsible adolescent” for such a critical position crucial to the future... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Paladino hangs on to Buffalo School Board seat with 132-vote victory over 18-old challengerand when contacted by The Buffalo News for comment, he responded in a text mess
Paladino hangs on to Buffalo School Board seat with 132-vote victory over 18-old challenger
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
and when contacted by The Buffalo News for comment, he responded in a text message that was critical of Harig and of the Buffalo Teachers Federation for supporting an “irresponsible adolescent” for such a critical position crucial to the future... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Absentee ballots count confirms Paladino as winner over Harig for Buffalo School Boardnight, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo
Absentee ballots count confirms Paladino as winner over Harig for Buffalo School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
night, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo: “Carl Country.” Harig’s backing from the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO undoubtedly brought union voters to the polls, observers pointed out. So did the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig awaits outcome of his David-Goliath Buffalo School Board battlenight, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo
Austin Harig awaits outcome of his David-Goliath Buffalo School Board battle
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
night, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo: “Carl Country.” Harig’s backing from the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO undoubtedly brought union voters to the polls, observers pointed out. So did the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig, who stirred up ‘Carl Country,’ awaits outcome of his David-Goliath Buffalo School Board battlenight, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo
Austin Harig, who stirred up ‘Carl Country,’ awaits outcome of his David-Goliath Buffalo School Board battle
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
night, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo: “Carl Country.” Harig’s backing from the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO undoubtedly brought union voters to the polls, observers pointed out. So did the... Read more
9 related stories
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig, who stirred up ‘Carl Country’ awaits outcome of his David-Goliath battlenight, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo
Austin Harig, who stirred up ‘Carl Country’ awaits outcome of his David-Goliath battle
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
night, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo: “Carl Country.” Harig’s backing from the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO undoubtedly brought union voters to the polls, observers pointed out. So did the... Read more
9 related stories
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The Buffalo News
Kid who stirred up ‘Carl Country’ awaits outcome of his David-Goliath battlenight, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo
Kid who stirred up ‘Carl Country’ awaits outcome of his David-Goliath battle
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
night, when the polls closed and Harig was just 107 votes down in South Buffalo: “Carl Country.” Harig’s backing from the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO undoubtedly brought union voters to the polls, observers pointed out. So did the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Quinn staying on School Board while majority promises more ‘harmony’back burner...” said board member Sharon Belton-Cottman. “Children are our main
Quinn staying on School Board while majority promises more ‘harmony’
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
back burner...” said board member Sharon Belton-Cottman. “Children are our main priority.” Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, which supported the candidates who upended the current majority on the board, also expressed... Read more
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The Buffalo News
School Board turnout nearly matches 2013 as control shifts againcampaigner, with signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at oth
School Board turnout nearly matches 2013 as control shifts again
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
campaigner, with signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at other major polling places across the city. Buffalo Teachers Federation President Philip Rumore said his people manned phone banks Monday night and that robocalls went... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Despite high stakes, voter turnout is low for Buffalo School Board racescampaigner, with signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at oth
Despite high stakes, voter turnout is low for Buffalo School Board races
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
campaigner, with signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at other major polling places across the city. Buffalo Teachers Federation President Philip Rumore said his people manned phone banks Monday night and that robocalls went... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Write-in ballots, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board electionscan rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,”
Write-in ballots, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board elections
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
can rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, which is supporting candidates attempting to upend the current majority on the board. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Write-ins, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board electionscan rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,”
Write-ins, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board elections
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
can rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, which is supporting candidates attempting to upend the current majority on the board. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tiny percentage of voters expected to decide fate of city schoolsvote on the nine-member board. In the Park District, Paladino faces 18-year-ol
Tiny percentage of voters expected to decide fate of city schools
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
vote on the nine-member board. In the Park District, Paladino faces 18-year-old Austin Harig, a student supported by the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO. In the North District, two-term incumbent Jason M. McCarthy barely escaped... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school voteCommunications Workers of America that asked the organization to get involved i
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school vote
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
Communications Workers of America that asked the organization to get involved in the Buffalo School Board races – not the Buffalo Teachers Federation. That union’s leader, Debora M. Hayes, who has a long history as a labor and strike leader, was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Jennifer L. Mecozzi, West Districtbetter communication, or at least an idea of what’s going on, to the community.
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Jennifer L. Mecozzi, West District
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
better communication, or at least an idea of what’s going on, to the community.” Supporters: Citizen Action of New York, Buffalo Teachers Federation. Expected campaign budget: $20,000. ON THE ISSUES: • Against more charter schools in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: James M. Sampson, West Districtand stalled negotiations: “After 11 years, I still don’t see union leaders gett
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: James M. Sampson, West District
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
and stalled negotiations: “After 11 years, I still don’t see union leaders getting serious about the contract. I heard (the Buffalo Teachers Federation) won’t meet with the district until after the elections.” On the board’s legal battle with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Austin Harig, Park Districtlike to be in them. And the kids that I’ve met there, they’re just amazing, and
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Austin Harig, Park District
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
like to be in them. And the kids that I’ve met there, they’re just amazing, and they can be so successful.” Supporters: Buffalo Teachers Federation, AFL-CIO, Stonewall Democrats of Buffalo, New York State United Teachers. Expected campaign... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Carl P. Paladino, Park DistrictDeclined to respond. IN HIS OWN WORDS: On the long-expired teacher contract a
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Carl P. Paladino, Park District
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
Declined to respond. IN HIS OWN WORDS: On the long-expired teacher contract and stalled negotiations: Has said the Buffalo Teachers Federation and President Philip Rumore should not support candidates for the School Board, calling it a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Political factions trying to take over ‘non-partisan’ School BoardJean Grant, no fan of Grassroots. “There’s all these different factions out th
Political factions trying to take over ‘non-partisan’ School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
Jean Grant, no fan of Grassroots. “There’s all these different factions out there,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, a usually prominent election force whose efforts this year have been largely... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of candidate for Buffalo School Board: Hope R. Jay, North Districtinvestment in what goes on in my district and public education.” Supporters: E
Profile of candidate for Buffalo School Board: Hope R. Jay, North District
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
investment in what goes on in my district and public education.” Supporters: Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Buffalo Teachers Federation. Expected campaign budget: $20,000 ON THE ISSUES: • Does not think there should be more... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo School Board campaigns attract $44,000 in contributions so faryears between the teachers union and educational reform groups, both trying to
Buffalo School Board campaigns attract $44,000 in contributions so far
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
years between the teachers union and educational reform groups, both trying to influence the outcome of the election. The Buffalo Teachers Federation long has provided financial support to its favored candidates, but educational reformers with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Power, politics and money play a big role in ‘non-partisan’ Buffalo School Board raceswho wants the backing of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership representing the busin
Power, politics and money play a big role in ‘non-partisan’ Buffalo School Board races
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
who wants the backing of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership representing the business community, has been critical of the Buffalo Teachers Federation and its opposition to the reform agenda, including more charter schools. Sampson said he also is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Once-sleepy race for Buffalo School Board becomes ‘vicious’friends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s
Once-sleepy race for Buffalo School Board becomes ‘vicious’
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
friends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. All of the candidates endorsed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation – incumbents Theresa Harris-Tigg and Sharon Belton-Cottman, and candidates Hope Jay, Paulette... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Hardball politics comes to the Buffalo School Boardfriends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s
Hardball politics comes to the Buffalo School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
friends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. All of the candidates endorsed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation – incumbents Theresa Harris-Tigg and Sharon Belton-Cottman, and candidates Hope Jay, Paulette... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sampson’s ballot loss could deliver major blow to School Board majorityon who represents them on the School Board.” Jennifer L. Mecozzi, who is affil
Sampson’s ballot loss could deliver major blow to School Board majority
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
on who represents them on the School Board.” Jennifer L. Mecozzi, who is affiliated with PUSH Buffalo and supported by the Buffalo Teachers Federation, is now the only candidate for the West District seat . During his three-year tenure as a member... Read more

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