Bob Confer is the president of Confer Plastics, a third-generation manufacturer that employs 170 people in facilities in North Tonawanda and Niagara Falls.
Since 2005, Bob has written a weekly opinion column that appears in the Niagara Gazette, Lockport Union-Sun and Journal, and Batavia Daily News. He serves the community as the board president of the Iroquois Trail Council which oversees the Boy Scout program in 5 Western New York counties. The 1996 graduate of SUNY Brockport lives in Gasport with his wife Bernadette and their 4 young children.
"...the Empire Center is the think tank that spent months trying to pry Covid data out of Mr. Cuomo's government, which offered a series of unbelievable excuses for its refusal to disclose...five months after it (the Empire Center) sued, Team Cuomo finally started coughing up some of the records." -Wall Street Journal, February 19, 2021
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