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Donta Myles confirms Mayor Restaino didn’t get Council approval for Bolton St. Johns lobbying contract

Niagara Falls Councilman Donta Myles has confirmed in comments on social media that the Niagara Falls City Council did not authorize a lobbying contract with Bolton St. Johns, the controversial lobbying firm that has been marred in conflict of interest

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Pagels narrowly wins caucus nomination for Seneca presidency

Seneca Nation Treasurer Matthew Pagels narrowly won the Seneca Party caucus nomination for President. Pagels was nearly defeated by John “Joonie” Williams, in a vote of 733 to 700. The offices of President and Treasurer rotate between the Nation’s Cattaraugus

Niagara Falls

Should the Seneca Nation buy Milstein’s 140-acres in Niagara Falls?

NIAGARA FALLS, NY — Some political prognosticators are speculating that Manhattan billionaire Howard Milstein could be interested in exiting his investment in a 140-acre aggregation of parcels that he owns in downtown Niagara Falls, through his investment vehicle, Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

A new mayor in Niagara Falls is likely to partner with local Indian Tribes

Niagara Falls’ new Mayor-elect Bob Restaino is “very open” to new public partnerships with the Seneca Nation of Indians, and a half-dozen other local tribal communities, believing that a collaborative posture will accelerate new development projects both on- and off-sovereign territory, a

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Development dealings to determine Seneca presidency

The presidency of the Seneca Nation of Indians is typically decided at a caucus of candidates within the Seneca Party, a dominant political force within the Nation that controls the Tribal Council and the gaming corporation’s Board of Directors. The