WBFO Brief Thursday, March 24, 2022
With a little over a week to go until the state’s budget deadline, Erie County Executive Poloncarz is not sounding worried that a Buffalo Bills stadium deal isn’t in place just yet. Home health care workers and their supporters call for wage increases to put those workers above the minimum wage. Advocates in Albany, meanwhile, rally for state investments to increase the number of human service workers. A top federal official visits Lackawanna to see how federal dollars are being spent on redevelopment at former Bethlehem Steel grounds. And Randy Gorbman of sister station WXXI Rochester discusses the death two years ago of Daniel Prude in a police standoff and its impact on mental health awareness in criminal justice.