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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
County leaders agree on charter & ethics lawBUFFALO, N.Y. - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and legislature leaders ag
County leaders agree on charter & ethics law
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 hours ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and legislature leaders agree on charter and ethics law changes. The charter revisions happened after meetings earlier this year and input from the public. A proposal to double legislators terms... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
County executive ready to sue over Clarence IDA tax breaksCLARENCE, N.Y. - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is serious about suing th
County executive ready to sue over Clarence IDA tax breaks
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
CLARENCE, N.Y. - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is serious about suing the Clarence Industrial Development Agency over tax breaks given to a project on Transit Road. Mark Poloncarz says he is not against the project, just the tax breaks... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County officials reach accord on ethics as legislator terms stay at 2 yearsthe county charter that includes dumping a provision to lengthen legislator ter
Erie County officials reach accord on ethics as legislator terms stay at 2 years
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
the county charter that includes dumping a provision to lengthen legislator terms from two to four years. County Executive Mark Poloncarz and legislative leaders also agreed on a new ethics law to increase transparency regarding elected officials... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County offiicals agree on ethics changes, end push for longer lawmaker termsthe county charter that includes dumping a provision to lengthen legislator ter
Erie County offiicals agree on ethics changes, end push for longer lawmaker terms
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
the county charter that includes dumping a provision to lengthen legislator terms from two to four years. County Executive Mark Poloncarz and legislative leaders also agreed on a new ethics law to increase transparency regarding elected officials... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County exec threatens to sue Clarence IDA over tax breakErie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is threatening to sue the Clarence Industr
Erie County exec threatens to sue Clarence IDA over tax break
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is threatening to sue the Clarence Industrial Development Agency for inappropriately approving more than $100,000 in tax breaks for a Transit Road mixed-use project by Russell Salvatore Jr. that he says should not... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County IDA yanks tax break from API Heat Transferof sales taxes when the company spent the promised money on its building and eq
Erie County IDA yanks tax break from API Heat Transfer
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
of sales taxes when the company spent the promised money on its building and equipment. But Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz responded that the company’s obligation is not just the financial investment, but also job creation. And he... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Road construction entangled in politicsreleased a voice mail message he received this week from the County Executive,
Road construction entangled in politics
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 days ago
released a voice mail message he received this week from the County Executive, which he calls a "bribe." In the message, Mark Poloncarz identifies himself and then says "“I know you’ve got a number of things to talk on, not the least of which is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
No role for politics in corruption prosecutions, Poloncarz saysIn the wake of federal charges against local developer LPCiminelli and others T
No role for politics in corruption prosecutions, Poloncarz says
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
In the wake of federal charges against local developer LPCiminelli and others Thursday, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said politics shouldn’t play a role in the fight against public corruption “no matter who it is.” If bribes were given to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County executive bristles at ‘bribe’ charge over road projectErie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Thursday called his relationship with L
Erie County executive bristles at ‘bribe’ charge over road project
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Thursday called his relationship with Legislature Chairman John Mills “ruined” after Mills released a private voicemail from Poloncarz and accused the county executive of trying to “bribe” him by paving a road... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County executive bristles at ‘bribe’ charge over road projectErie County Executive Mark Poloncarz called his relationship with Legislature C
Erie County executive bristles at ‘bribe’ charge over road project
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz called his relationship with Legislature Chairman John Mills “ruined” after Mills released a private voicemail from Poloncarz and accused the county executive of attempting to “bribe” him with the paving of a road... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Trump's 'death zone' comment riles upstate leadershas seen its job growth accelerate in recent years, boosted in part by major st
Trump's 'death zone' comment riles upstate leaders
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 days ago
has seen its job growth accelerate in recent years, boosted in part by major state investments. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, a Democrat, was one of the first to challenge Trump’s comments. "Perhaps if (Trump) spent any real time in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Strange brew: Insider politics, reservists pay and charter revisionsthe outside. The problem is, insider politics sometimes masquerades as good pub
Strange brew: Insider politics, reservists pay and charter revisions
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
the outside. The problem is, insider politics sometimes masquerades as good public policy. For instance, County Executive Mark Poloncarz held a press conference Friday regarding county pay for military reservists called to active duty. With TV... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Cuomo Sees Bright Solar Futureof a general reviewing his troops. Governor Andrew Cuomo flanked by Buffalo Ma
Cuomo Sees Bright Solar Future
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 days ago
of a general reviewing his troops. Governor Andrew Cuomo flanked by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz visited the SolarCity solar panel factory building in South Buffalo. It is massive. One million square feet... Read more
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The Buffalo News
ECMC police pay becomes focus of labor complaints against Erie Countyover their fears the officers would lose their higher salaries. But before the
ECMC police pay becomes focus of labor complaints against Erie County
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
over their fears the officers would lose their higher salaries. But before their press conference, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and ECMC CEO Thomas Quatroche agreed over the phone that the hospital would sign a separate side agreement... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fire at Erie County Board of ElectionsBoard of Elections employees were in the building working overtime, but everyon
Fire at Erie County Board of Elections
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 days ago
Board of Elections employees were in the building working overtime, but everyone got out safe. @WGRZ Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said the fire started in the break room on the third floor of the building and he believes it is electrical in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Girdle Road Bridge Re-opens to traffichas reopened over the Buffalo Creek after a $1.5 million dollar complete restor
Girdle Road Bridge Re-opens to traffic
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 days ago
has reopened over the Buffalo Creek after a $1.5 million dollar complete restoration, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “The Girdle Road Bridge is a key traffic point in Elma and motorists are sure to appreciate this new... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Amendments would exempt youth baseball, softball coaches from concussion trainingSeneca, offered the earlier amendment after hearing from officials from recreat
Amendments would exempt youth baseball, softball coaches from concussion training
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
Seneca, offered the earlier amendment after hearing from officials from recreational youth leagues. County Executive Mark Poloncarz also offered suggestions, though he signed the original draft of the law in July. Burke said that with the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Downtown Bills Stadium: Poloncarz responsea new stadium downtown for the Buffalo Bills has long been a heated debate amon
Downtown Bills Stadium: Poloncarz response
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 days ago
a new stadium downtown for the Buffalo Bills has long been a heated debate among area residents. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz stated Tuesday a new stadium is not something being planned right now. Poloncarz added that the media is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
M&T Bank hails hometown ties on 160th anniversaryCity Hall’s dome would be bathed in green light Tuesday night, in honor of the
M&T Bank hails hometown ties on 160th anniversary
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
City Hall’s dome would be bathed in green light Tuesday night, in honor of the bank’s signature color. County Executive Mark Poloncarz also declared it M&T Bank Day countywide. “M&T Bank is so much a part of all the progress that we’re seeing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor pledges plan to avoid massive traffic tie-upsHarbor Development Corp., we will have strong plans in place to address those i
Mayor pledges plan to avoid massive traffic tie-ups
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
Harbor Development Corp., we will have strong plans in place to address those issues,” Brown said. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said he believes the downtown area can accommodate massive crowds, as long as visitors use alternatives, like... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lawmakers seek to soften Erie County’s concussion law for youth sportsSeneca, offered the earlier amendment after hearing from officials from recreat
Lawmakers seek to soften Erie County’s concussion law for youth sports
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
Seneca, offered the earlier amendment after hearing from officials from recreational youth leagues. County Executive Mark Poloncarz also offered suggestions, though he signed the original draft of the law in July. Burke said that with the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lawmakers seek to soften Erie County’s concussion lawSeneca, offered the earlier amendment after hearing from officials from recreat
Lawmakers seek to soften Erie County’s concussion law
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Seneca, offered the earlier amendment after hearing from officials from recreational youth leagues. County Executive Mark Poloncarz also offered suggestions, though he signed the original draft of the law in July. Burke said that with the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Kenmore Ave. Flooding Blamed On Broken Pumpto the actual infrastructure we put in place." “The actual viaduct itself, is
Kenmore Ave. Flooding Blamed On Broken Pump
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 1 months ago
to the actual infrastructure we put in place." “The actual viaduct itself, is fine," confirmed Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, who told Channel 2 news that the culprit behind Thursday’s flooding turned out to be a failed storm sewer... Read more

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