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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v12n44 (10/31/2013) » Section: The News, Briefly

Sean Ryan: No Tax Breaks for Uniland, Delaware North Project

Assemblyman Sean Ryan urged the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to refuse tax breaks to Uniland Development and Delaware North to help pay for a proposed $80 million, 12-story building at the corner of Delaware and Chippewa.

Bert Dunn: The Monster Turns on His Creators

When voters go to the polls on Tuesday, they’ll confront three choices for Erie County Sheriff: the Republican incumbent, Tim Howard, whose tenure has been marked by scandals at the Erie County Holding Center; Democrat Dick Dobson, who promises to cut down on overtime by hiring more deputies, among other reforms aimed at raising moral in the department; and Bert Dunn, who lost the Democratic primary to Dobson but continues to campaign for the job on a party line he created, the Law and Order line, using his family’s considerable wealth to flood the airwaves with campaign commercials.

Board of Elections Pushes Probe Into Two Pigeon PACs

At deadline, the controversial WNY Progressive PAC, captained by former Erie County Democratic party chairman Steve Pigeon and political operative/TV talk show host Kristy Mazurek, had not filed its 11-day pre-general election campaign finance disclosure reports. At it last accounting, a month ago, it was $18,381.39 in the hole.

Mychajliw's Ambition & Fraas's Foreclosure

It’s a shame when politicians go negative—especially ones who have cultivated an image for being always bright, shiny, and positive.

And Speaking of Elections...

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