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Erie County Legislature

Across the country, many municipalities are grappling with the idea of challenging federal law and providing forms of sanctuary to undocumented immigrants. One local legislator believes proposals for sanctuary policies are on the rise, and is out to ensure Erie County doesn’t adopt one.

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With a little tweaking from the original plan proposed by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, the County has a budget for next year. Its passage marks the final budget before Republicans take control of the Legislature in January.

Erie County legislators have unanimously approved the memorandum of understanding on a new ten-year lease with the Buffalo Bills for their stadium in Orchard Park.

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Erie County Legislators' suggested plans for a major renovation of the football stadium in Orchard Park will stay on track and approval could take place next week.

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A proposed property tax increase was removed in the adoption of the Erie County budget Tuesday night by the county legislature.  Making big cuts in County Executive Mark Poloncarz' proposed spending plan, an alliance of six legislators tossed out the tax increase.

ECC's new 2012-2013 budget cleared a local hurdle Thursday when the school's spending plan was approved by the Erie County Legislature.

Education is expensive and the cost of educating young and old alike at Erie Community College is no exception.