Giambra slams water authority patronage, says ‘it’s time to change state law”

"Something has to be done," suggests Amherst's county legislator Tom Loughran about the political job patronage haven at the Erie County Water Authority, and former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra believes the answer should come from the state. "When I was county executive, I wanted to bring the Water Authority into county govrnment and take …

Giambra calls on GOP leaders to vote on Child Victims Act this month

Independent candidate for Governor calls on Conservative Party Leader to support passage Joel Giambra, independent candidate for Governor, is calling on Republican leaders – including gubernatorial contenders Marc Molinaro and John DeFrancisco – to back the Child Victims Act. Giambra wants Majority Leader John Flanagan to bring the bill up for a vote on the …