Lynne Dixon

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Tom Puckett
August 29, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon says she's sent a letter to state comptroller Tom DiNapoli asking for a full audit of Tesla's Solar City project in Buffalo. Dixon says this comes after a Vanity Fair article that suggests Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have not only fallen short...
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Mike Baggerman
June 28, 2019 - 2:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An accusation against the campaign chairman for the republican candidate for Erie County Executive is heating up the race for the county's top seat. Chris Grant, the campaign manager for Lynne Dixon, was reportedly involved in the alleged insider trading scandal against...
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June 23, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The candidates for Erie County Executive appeared on WBEN's Hardline Sunday addressing a number of issues affecting the county. One of the largest and most controversial of the topics is the recent passage of a law in Albany that grants drivers' licenses to undocumented...
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Erie County Legislature meets. December 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
June 03, 2019 - 3:13 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) When New York's plastic bag ban takes effect next year, counties have the option of collecting five cents for paper bags. While one Erie County lawmaker wonders why a vote hasn't taken place, another says it's not necessary. "I would like to know what the holdup is," says Erie...
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May 30, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Lake Avenue reconstruction is delayed again after Erie County lawmakers rejected a bid from Zoladz. Zoladz is accused of misleading the federal government to get military-owned business credits. "This much needed project, which should have been done years ago by the Poloncarz...
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EC Executive Mark Poloncarz records video/WBEN Photo
February 28, 2019 - 3:34 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - It's well documented that Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is very active on his social media pages, especially Twitter. However, some county legislators believe his presence on social media might go a tad too far. "There needs to be some type of policy, there needs to be some...
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Tim Wenger
February 26, 2019 - 10:45 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - When Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced his reelection campaign earlier this month, he said he didn't know who his opponent would be but he knew what they would stand for. Now he will know both. As WBEN has been reporting for weeks, Independent Erie County...
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Tom Puckett
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) This week, we're expecting to get official word Lynne Dixon will challenge Mark Poloncarz in the race for Erie County Executive. Last week, the Erie County Legislator was a bit coy about her decision. "I am aware of the deadline of the 26th and working toward the deadline, and...
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Erie County Legislature on Franklin Street in Buffalo. January 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
February 07, 2019 - 4:10 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) -The Erie County Legislature unanimously voted to give some relief to federal government workers by extending their property tax due date. "We had asked for the county to draft a policy where federal employees affected by the government shutdown would get a 90-day...
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Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon plans to expand Social Host Law (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 18, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another challenger may be emerging in the race for Erie County Executive. A source for WBEN said there is a strong consideration for Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon to run against Mark Poloncarz this fall. "I'm not going to talk about my private conversations with people...
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