Petition filed to remove Paladino from school board

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, Carl Paladino speaks to members of the media at Trump Tower in New York. On Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, the wealthy businessman who co-chaired president-Elect Donald Trump's state campaign refuted reports that he was on the outs with the transition team and not welcome at a fund-raiser Thursday, Jan 5, in his hometown of Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Buffalo School Board is expected to make a final decision to file a petition at the state’s Education Department meeting to oust businessman Carl Paladino.

The petition is expected to be filed on Wednesday.

The push comes after some highly controversial comments Paladino made about the First Family that included racial overtones.

The Board voted to ask Paladino to step down, but so far, he’s refused to give up his position.

 

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