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Niagara River Greenway Runs Off Course – Spills Funding Far From River’s Bank

(Buffalo, NY) A local non-profit organization called Partnership for the Public Good critiques how a government-sponsored entity, the Niagara River Greenway Commission, is approving projects. Interpreting its mandate to promote green space along the river very broadly, the commission is currently approving projects as far away from the Niagara River as Wilson, Newfane, and Lockport … Continue reading

Why WNY Property Taxes are so High

(Niagara County) A common complaint heard from WNY residents is the high tax rates paid here locally. Residents are quick to blame so-called “unfunded” mandates, and they often claim that government workers are inefficient and overpaid. Overlooked is the role that corporate welfare plays in local government budget problems. The Buffalo News reports that Yahoo … Continue reading