September 13, 2013 - 10:19 AM
By Jill Terreri
Republican mayoral candidate Sergio Rodriguez will be at the Hatch restaurant today to talk about his economic development platform.
The Hatch was a key part of an audit from Comptroller Mark Schroeder, released yesterday.
Rodriguez quickly pounced on the audit in a release yesterday, saying that the Erie Basin Marina operators have been "robbing the city blind" while Mayor Byron Brown has been accepting political donations from the operators.
The Brown administration said it would hire new operators for the marina and restaurant for the 2014 season.
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Every Sunday, we'll publish a quick Q&A with someone from the local political world. Instead of touching on the latest in policy issues and proposed legislation, the intent is to catch a glimpse of the person behind the title. The interviews are done via email.
Assemblyman Sean Ryan, D-Buffalo, is a the former chief of staff of the Erie County Legislature. (Sharon Cantillon / Buffalo News)
Job title: New York State Assemblymember, 144th District
Family: My wonderful wife of 16 years, Cathy; we have two daughters: Bridget, 12, and Kate, 13.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Fredonia, Law Degree from Brooklyn Law School
Party affiliation: Democrat
Previous work experience: Attorney in private practice; executive director and general council of the Buffalo Neighborhood Stabilization Company; chief of staff of the Erie County Legislature; board member of many non-profit organizations including Buffalo Niagara River Keeper, Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Autistic Services Inc, Coalition for Economic Justice, and the City of Buffalo’s Living Wage Commission.
State salary: $79,500
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