David DiPietro

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May 27, 2019 - 8:24 am
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Among the many Memorial Day events in Western New York was an appearance by Paul Teutul Sr. of American Chopper at the Aurora Theatre. Assemblyman David DiPietro told WBEN that "Senior" brought a customized motorcycle, which will help raise funds for a replica Vietnam...
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December 18, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Knox Farm State Park will soon be the permanent venue for a Vietnam Veterans replica wall, thanks to a fundraising effort being spearheaded by New York State Assemblyman David DiPietro, Orange County Chopper and Sahlen's. One of the two traveling walls that moves across the...
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David DiPietro speaking with supporters outside East Aurora Village Hall. October 3, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WBEN) - In the heavily-red 147th Assembly District, incumbent David DiPietro is the favorite to retain his seat. However, the assemblyman this week held a get out the vote event as he squares off against Luke Wochensky. The assemblyman told WBEN that he does have some concern...
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David DiPietro speaking with supporters outside East Aurora Village Hall. October 3, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WBEN) – Assemblyman David DiPietro gave members of the media access to his tax returns for the last five years on Wednesday afternoon. His tax returns will not be viewable on the internet because he said doing so would allow a high-priced attorney to attack them and pick apart...
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Candidates ushered behind closed doors to meet with county GOP leaders in NY27. August 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 21, 2018 - 2:50 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Republican hopefuls for the spot on the ballot in November for New York's 27th congressional district are meeting Tuesday at Batavia Downs Casinos with chairs representing counties in the district. Each interview will last about 30 minutes with nine candidates scheduled to be...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:57 am
(WBEN) Democrats may have found their candidate to challenge Congressman Chris Collins in November, but the issue isn't quite settled yet, with Erie County Party Chairman Jeremy Zellner suggesting that three other candidates are likely to still petition for a primary. Last week, the chairs of each...
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Mike Baggerman
August 02, 2017 - 1:02 pm
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Assemblymen Mickey Kearns and David DiPietro along with State Senator Patrick Gallivan announced that nearly 6,000 surveys were returned to Kearns' office in support of keeping the Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center open. Both state houses passed a bill...
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Mike Baggerman
April 08, 2017 - 1:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Local politicians are reacting to the news that a state budget deal was reached. Here is a compilation of what they're saying. State Senator Chris Jacobs "I am relieved," he said. "I was certainly willing to wait a bit to get what we felt was a good budget. There were...
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Brian Mazurowski
March 28, 2017 - 10:35 am
(WBEN) - Budget 'crunch time' in Albany means it's an important week for those who want to see ridesharing in Buffalo and across New York state. "We have people there, I'm back and forth," said Uber's Josh Gold on the lobbying effort. "We're hopeful this is the week it finally gets done for Western...
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Mike Baggerman
March 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the New York State legislature prepares for the state budget vote, cries for ridesharing to come to Buffalo continue. However, if you're optimistic about ridesharing in Upstate New York as part of the budget, you should think again. "It's in the middle of 'three men in a...
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