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The Erie County Legislature approved a local law Thursday which aims to  prevent concussions in youth sports. Though a near-majority passed the measure, the lone opponent sparked a passionate debate.


When Congress is divided up in 2022, New York is probably going to lose another congressional seat. It's another reminder that the Empire State may be growing, but it isn't growing as fast as some other states.


Five Erie County legislators are introducing a term limit proposal they hope will be on the ballot for the November election. The lawmakers claim the proposal is in response to the recent rash of unethical behavior amongst public officials in Albany.

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Erie County legislators on Thursday blocked the reopening of a controversial crematory on Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda.


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An Erie County Legislature committee delayed action yesterday on barring a Town of Tonawanda funeral home incinerator from ever starting up again.

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State Senator Mark Grisanti has gained support for his re-election from factions of his party faithful.

Plans for renovating Ralph Wilson Stadium were shared with Erie County lawmakers and County Executive Mark Poloncarz in Orchard Park Thursday.

A familiar face in local politics will be on national television Tuesday night. Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick and Canisius College political science professor will make an appearance on Comedy's Central The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Hardwick was contacted by the show's producers based on a comment he made to The Buffalo News recently on how New York's late presidential primary renders it moot in the national political picture.  He told The News, “It’s like being next in line for concert tickets when the ticket window closes.”