Chris Jacobs

August 10, 2019 - 7:37 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Grand Island Town Supervisor Nate McMurray has relaunched a bid for Congress. In a Saturday morning tweet, McMurray declated, "It's official, I'm running". Hardline 8-11 Hour 1 - Nate McMurray joins Joe Beamer and Brenda Alesii McMurray is the first democrat to declare a run...
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Chris Collins. July 30, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 30, 2019 - 4:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins is still undecided on a re-election run to the U.S. House of Representatives. In a news conference on Tuesday, Collins said he added the $500,000 of his own campaign funds so that he was prepared should he decide to run again for Congress. "My...
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Erie County Auto Bureau. July 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Attorney General Letitia James remains supportive of the controversial Green Light Law, the measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license. In a press conference, the attorney general said that she believes the law, despite...
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June 27, 2019 - 3:24 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Thursday morning, State Senator Chris Jacobs was joined by representatives of four local school districts to announce legislation that will allow each to create an insurance reserve fund to manage escalating health insurance costs. "One of the most significant...
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Mike Baggerman
June 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With only ten days left for the New York State Legislature to pass bills which would legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana, lawmakers remain unsure whether or not they'll get it done. Recreational marijuana is currently illegal in New York State, though it was...
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Tom Puckett
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The race for NY27 kicked off Friday with State Senator Chris Jacobs announcing he would seek the GOP nomination in a primary challenge against Chris Collins. Political experts believe it won't be long before Jacobs has company. In fact we spoke with Michael Caputo as a GOP...
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Brendan Keany
May 16, 2019 - 1:57 pm
HAMBURG (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - State Senator Chris Jacobs held a press conference Thursday morning to discuss the Great Lakes Roundtable, which pulls together state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations and various elected officials of the 60th Senate District to strategize new ways of...
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The cashless toll gantry beyond the South Grand Island Bridge on the 190-N (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some Grand Island residents have discrepancies in their E-Z Pass statements and were charged more than 20 times the nine cents it should cost residents to cross the bridge. Jim Marinello is one of those residents. He showed us his E-Z Pass statement which showed dozens...
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Brendan Keany
February 07, 2019 - 1:19 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The UB School of Pharmacy has been awarded a grant of thousands of Deterra Drug Deactivation systems, that they, in collaboration with Chris Jacobs, will distribute throughout Western New York. These systems are basically a pouch that contain a charcoal based...
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DL&W Terminal. 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
December 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The redevelopment of Buffalo's DL&W terminal is similar to what you're hearing with a lot of developments at or near Canalside: mixed-use. The terminal, which was built in 1917, was used as a passenger and goods transfer point with water taxis, passenger ships, trolleys,...
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