Assemblyman Sean Ryan

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Tom Puckett
September 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After both Governor Cuomo and President Trump ordered efforts to keep vaping marketing away from children, state lawmakers are also looking to see what they can do. Governor Cuomo announced on Thursday he signed an executive order directing state agencies overseeing anti-tobacco...
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Fireboat Cotter Conservancy
July 16, 2019 - 6:01 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Perhaps noticeably absent from the Buffalo waterfront when the tall ships were parading into the Outer Harbor on Independence Day was the familiar and welcoming 'spray' from the historic Fireboat Cotter. The Cotter is currently in drydock in Toronto undergoing extensive...
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March 29, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) There will NOT be a Chick-Fil-A at the Buffalo Airport after all. Assemblyman Sean Ryan says the vendor of the Buffalo Airport food court project told him they will not be opening a Chick-fil-A as a part of their airport project. "A publicly financed facility like the Buffalo...
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Matt Moran
September 28, 2018 - 1:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - One Canalside sits at the foot of Main Street. It is an eight story building with hotels, restaurants, office spaces and one apartment that is rented out. That one apartment allows the developer Benderson to qualify for a 485-a program that gives developers a tax exemption...
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Matt Moran
July 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Elmwood Village has seen a boom in development over the years. But some are saying it may become a victim of its own success. Jessie Fischer, Executive Director of Preservation Buffalo Niagara, has seen the Village grow into one of the most vibrant communities in the...
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Matt Moran
July 17, 2018 - 3:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - On West Delavan Avenue near the corner of Elmwood Avenue there are two buildings that are planned for demolition. Chuck Mauro is the owner of the buildings. He says they are not sturcturally safe and best thing for the neighborhood is to take them down for a new project. "The...
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Matt Moran
June 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN) - There has been a lot of discussion about term limits for New York State elected officials. Currently in both houses there are bills to make Legislator terms 12 years and Governor terms 8 years. Assemblyman Ray Walter is a co-sponsor of one of those bills. He says a broken New...
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Tom Puckett
May 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The possibility of New York legalizing marijuana for recreational use is on the minds of many. Some local lawmakers are taking a wait and see apporach. One of those is Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen. "I don't have an opinion until I see what the legislation might...
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Tom Puckett
May 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
Albany, NY (WBEN) Now that Eric Schneiderman is out as New York's attorney general, it is up to lawmakers to find a permanent replacement. One local lawmaker says time is of the essence. Assemblyman Sean Ryan says the Assembly and Senate must work together to find a replacement. "There's no script...
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Tom Puckett
April 02, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Part of the state budget includes $9 million for repairs to the NFTA light rail system. Lawmakers say it's long overdue. Assemblyman Sean Ryan says the funding comes amid significant deterioration throughout the Metro Rail system, which accounts for 90 percent of the NFTA’s...
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