Stefan Mychajliw

Brendan Keany
December 11, 2018 - 3:18 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz was joined by member of the County Legislature today as he signed and enacted the recently-adopted 2019 budget , which was passed last week by an 8-3 vote. One of the main highlights of the budget is the 2.2% cut to property taxes...
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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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Handicapped Parking Spots at Orchard Park Town Hall. June 13, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 13, 2018 - 12:26 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Comptroller and area police agencies announced plans to crack down on individuals who illegally park in handicapped parking spaces. Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw said surcharges increased 36 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from the same period in 2017. "...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An audit conducted by Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw found that 20 employees were collectively paid $105,000 in salary and benefits over an 18-month period not to work. The 20 employees, according to the audit, were paid while on suspension or while a termination...
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April 06, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Calling Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz "incompetent" for threatening to hold back sales tax funds from area school districts as a way to force district consolidations, Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw as asking County Executive should focus on the deplorable road conditions...
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March 15, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County legislators Thursday took quick action on a proposal called for by Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw and submitted by legislator Joe Lorigo that will name a special counsel to investigate sexual assault claims against Erie County. A notice of claim was recently filed...
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January 30, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw and Sheriff Tim Howard are warning families to be on the alert for a scam using their grandchildren to target them. Mychajliw says the grandparents of an employee of the Office of Erie County Comptroller were called by scam artists and...
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Dave Debo
November 28, 2017 - 7:00 am
Senate Republicans are indicating they still have a way to go to secure the votes for their tax overhaul. A second GOP senator, Steve Daines of Montana, announced Monday that he opposes the tax bill in its current form. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has already said he oppose the bill. Both...
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Mike Baggerman
October 16, 2017 - 2:16 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveiled his 2018 budget proposal Monday morning. The budget has a slight decrease in property taxes, but there will be funding to redevelop the former Bethlehem Steel site and increased funding for infrastructure. "We have proposed $69.1...
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Tom Puckett
August 30, 2017 - 1:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is establishing a confidential whistleblower hotline for those who have complaints about bedbugs at the Rath Building. “When bed bugs were found in my office, I immediately sent my union employees home. Our dedicated workers deserve a...
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