With the dilapidated Central Terminal on Buffalo's East Side as a backdrop, the Republican candidate for Erie County Executive, Ray Walter said, he will revitalize poor communities by creating "Growth and Opportunity Zones."
A new poll finds Governor Cuomo’s campaign for a phased in $15 an hour minimum wage is resonating among his base group of supporters. The Siena poll also finds the governor’s job approval rating is still at near record low levels.
A new sales tax-sharing formula tops Ray Walter's plan to "make a stronger Erie County". Walter, the Republican candidate for County Executive, says the suburbs would benefit because his plan divides sales tax based on population.
Councilmember David Franczyk was flanked by his two opponents Thursday night during a debate over the Council's Fillmore District seat. The two challengers agreed on one thing: the incumbent has to go.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will try to get the state legislature to broaden an increase in the state’s minimum wage beyond fast food workers, but the newly appointed Deputy Majority Leader of the state Senate is throwing some cold water on that plan.