AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Western New Yorkers newest congressman was in town Saturday talking about the House Republican budget proposal.
Chris Collins spoke with seniors about how the budget would affect Medicare. He said the "Republican plans" would protect Medicare advantage, while seeking to balance the budget.
Additionally, he said people need to be proactive in politics."What we need is for the public, as they hear this debate, to step forward and make their phone calls and their emails and tell their elected officials which way they want to go. Do they want a path?" said Collins.
Congressman said the Republican budget proposal does not include any cuts to Medicare.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York on December 11, 2013.
A registered nurse from Lockport has admitted concealing her knowledge of her boyfriend's drug dealing activities.
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Police say they had the wrong man, and that Jerome Thagard, who spent four years in prison, didn't murder Steven Northrup in 2009. But the victim's family says otherwise.