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December 15, 2017 - 3:40pm

Erie County businessman says he can fix what's wrong with Congress, announces candidacy in NY-27

posted by Howard B. Owens in NY-27, Larry Piegza, news.

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“I don’t know how to fix all of our problems, but anyone can tell you that if you are about to remodel an old house, the first thing you should do is replace any rotten boards,” "Fix It" Larry Piegza says. “People are saying that the Republican Party is not the same party (as) it was 20 years ago and many people feel that Chris Collins is part of the problem.

"He doesn’t stand for the basic values moral Republicans believe in, nor does he put New York first. He is not making our health insurance affordable. We are drowning in taxes and Collins just voted on a tax bill that raises NYS residents’ taxes. Let’s start our remodel today.”

Fix It Larry Piegza began his campaign to run for the Republican nomination for New York State’s 27th Congressional District with the launch of FixItLarry.org. A computer-technician-turned-entrepreneur, he started a small software business in his attic with $10,000. He feels he is a great candidate because he sees firsthand how tough it is for small businesses to survive under government regulation.

Despite this, he has a 15-year track record of growing his company with no deficit spending. The company now employees 25 people. He feels that Western New Yorkers will benefit from his good decision-making skills and his strong desire for a balanced budget – both for New York state and the country.

“Many people are saying we’ve drifted from believing in good fiscal responsibility, ethical values, and a government that stays out of our lives. People are saying they’d like to see us return to these values. I’ve shown that I can make good fiscal decisions that aren’t at the expense of another person. I’d love to help restore the party to a strong ethical foundation,” his Facebook page states.

A West Seneca native, Larry went to Orchard Park schools and has lived in Western New York his entire life. Married for 19 years to a graduate of Pembroke High School, Larry has a daughter, 13 and a son, 15, that he likes to take outdoors year round, from sledding at Chestnut Ridge, hiking in Letchworth State Park, or visiting his in-laws in Batavia.

“This is a beautiful area and I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. But we need a change in leadership if Western New Yorkers are going to survive,” Fix It Larry says. “Raising NYS taxes will not help New Yorkers. Voting to repeal without replacing our health care will not help us survive. The GOP is endorsing pedophiles, which is not a Christian value, and therefore Chris Collins needs to go.”

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Was somebody drunk then they posted this ? There have been several "news articles" posted lately that would lead one to wonder the sobriety status of those that wrote the article.
December 15, 2017 - 3:40pm

Erie County businessman, Pembroke native, says he can fix what's wrong with Congress, announces candidacy in NY-27
Seems to be a problem here. The "Erie County businessman and a Pembroke native doesn't seem to ring true. A sad commentary from such an authentic and "award winning" and "accomplished" "journalist" such as Mr. Howard Owens and staff, you know, the Liberal, Left Wing, Bias "on-line media"
TRUTH .A West Seneca native, Larry went to Orchard Park schools and has lived in Western New York his entire life. Married for 19 years to a graduate of Pembroke High School,
So the "so called "Pembroke Native" is actually an Orchard Park native and his WIFE is the "Pembroke Native". So then, who is it that is actually running for office, him or her? Howard states HE is running for office and is a "Pembroke Native", except he's NOT. He's an Orchard Park Native and his WIFE is a Pembroke native.
And this isn't by far the only instance of the appearance of the author of an article on "The Batavian" being bias for appearing to have been written by someone who was either drunk or under the influence of drugs. Maybe that's what happens when you sensationalize things and then when accusations prove false you just ignore things or place a retraction/correction in some hidden non-obvious place.
It's pretty sad when a so called "News Media Site" is so bias and slanted that it makes it's very being not only at question but a joke. Any REAL News Site is non-bias, gives both sides of the coin an equal toss and doesn't impose it's own personal ideas or opinions. The "Batavian" is no different than CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC and the rest.

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This isn't by FAR the first or only time the "Batavian" has been wrong with it's acquisitions and statements. But that doesn't seem to matter, they'd rather put out what they think will draw attention rather that wait and find the REAL TRUTH. How may times do you read an in depth detailed account of whatever in the "law and order" or other police blotter articles.
They make a big deal out of things and make it a headline. And then when it turns out the person was actually innocent or the charges were dropped or reduced, how often is that published? Thant's not "News" and doesn't create money or "clicks for cash".

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Rick, While the lead in (headline) is wrong, you do know this was a Press Release, and not something Howard wrote. Maybe the release was poorly written, but that is not Howards fault, he posted what was given out.

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What part of "press release" at the top of the post isn't clear?

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So much melodramatic angst over imaginary bias. Better hurry on back to Breitbart before your heads explode.

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