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Erie County:
Can we afford NOT to raise county property taxes?

Tuesday, May 6 - Noon to 2:00 p.m.

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Panel Discussion presented by the Local Government Committee of the League of Women Voters of Buffalo Niagara

Panel members confirmed at this time:
     Scott Bylewski, Chair of the 2013 Erie County Citizens Budget Review Commission
     Ken Vetter, Executive Director of the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority
     Joseph Lorigo, Majority Leader, Erie County Legislature

Hot Buffet Lunch $20 members, $25 guests

Call to reserve seat for program only, to begin at 12:30 p.m. (no charge but goodwill donations accepted.)
Send checks payable to LWVBN to LWVBN, 1272 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209.
Reservation deadline April 29. For further information call LWVBN office 884-3550.
Free parking but carpooling is suggested.

Chef's Restaurant 291 Seneca St., Buffalo

Recent Actions

Campaign finance laws hurting our democracy

Letter to the Editor
The Buffalo News, March 16, 2014
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Campaign finance system hurts democratic process

Letter to the Editor
The Buffalo News, January 5, 2014
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LWVBN Recommends Less Dependence on Sales Tax for Erie County

Statement at Erie County Budget Public Hearing
November 25, 2013

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Letter to the Editor
The Buffalo News, November 19, 2013
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Congress must repair the Voting Rights Act

Letter to the Editor
The Buffalo News, August 14, 2013
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Public participation is key to good government

Letter to the Editor
The Buffalo News, July 4, 2013