Buffalo, NY- City of Buffalo Comptroller and South Buffalo native Mark Schroeder (D-Buffalo) has endorsed Democratic candidate Patrick Burke to represent the 142nd District of the New York State Assembly. Schroeder noted Burke’s many victories on behalf of Western New York families, working across party lines as an independent voice in the Erie County legislature to grow the local economy and create safer communities.
Teachers have made their voices heard loud and clear about the current evaluation system. If elected to the New York State Assembly, I will be the voice of parents, students, and teachers in Albany. I promise to fight to fix the teacher evaluation system to return control to local municipalities with no mandates from the state.
Buffalo, NY- Last night New York State Teachers (NYSUT) voted unanimously to endorse Patrick Burke in his candidacy for the New York State Assembly’s 142nd District.
Buffalo, NY- Today Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke officially announced his candidacy for the New York State Assembly’s 142nd District, which includes South Buffalo and Kaisertown, Lackawanna, West Seneca, and Orchard Park.
Governor Cuomo Heeds Legislator Burke’s Call to Veto S. 6750/ A. 387B- Holding Big Pharma Accountable
Buffalo, NY- Last week Legislator Burke held a press conference calling on Governor Cuomo to veto S. 6750/A. 387B- a bill that if it had been signed would’ve let the pharmaceutical industry off the hook and put the burden of cleaning up pharmaceutical pollution onto taxpayers. Yesterday, he vetoed the bill.
Legislator Burke Calls for the Establishment of the Erie County Broadband Network to Combat the FCC's Repeal of Net Neutrality
“State and local government needs to protect consumers from this disastrous net neutrality decision" says Legislator Pat Burke. Burke founded the Erie County Broadband Committee which has been exploring the feasibility of a public/private high speed internet service in Erie County.