In response to this, I introduced a resolution calling for the New York State Assembly and state Senate to hold hearings with the Labor Department to seek measures to better process new and existing unemployment benefit applications, and call on the state Comptroller’s Office to conduct an audit of the Labor Department’s procedures, so we know what is being done and what is falling through the cracks. With millions of New Yorkers unemployed through no fault of their own, it’s time for New York state to provide better service for the taxpayers. I am proud to share with you that the resolution received the unanimous support of my colleagues in the Erie County Legislature. We are sending a bipartisan message to Albany that these issues involving unemployment must be addressed, and taxpayers deserve better from our state leaders.
Since the county comptroller declared a deficit last week, the county executive was required by the charter to respond with a plan within seven days.
Together, we will get through this pandemic By Bee Group Newspapers | on April 08, 2020 FRANK TODAROErie County Legislator It has been a challenging month as we continue to battle the COVID-19 outbreak, which has impacted nearly all of our communities in Erie County and across New York state. It is important to continue doing everything we can … Continue reading In the News: Together, we will get through this pandemic