Michael Flahrety

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Former Tonawanda Town Justice John Flynn has gained the official backing of the Erie County Democratic Committee in his run for District Attorney.

Erie County District Attorney's Office

District attorneys are often pictured in TV and movies prosecuting violent criminals, but a significant aspect of their jobs is taking on less infamous “white collar” crime. New York State’s Crimes Against Revenue Program is once again helping to fund this critical task by providing more than $14 million to district attorneys across the state.