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Patrick B. Burke

7TH District Erie County Legislator

92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: 716-858-8480

Email: Patrick.Burke@Erie.Gov  


 

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The Mimosa Resolution   

Please sign the petition aiming to kick-start the repeal of current state legislation that prohibits the sale of alcohol before noon on Sunday!

 
 

Report By Phone: (716) 858-7966 

Report By Email: potholes@erie.gov


 

OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

New York State Reforms Regulations to Prevent Gay Conversion Therapy

Erie County, NY- In October of 2014, Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke (D- 7th District) submitted a resolution that would deem the practice of conversion therapy to be defined as maltreatment under the law in Erie County and New York State.  Conversion therapy is defined as counseling or psychotherapy techniques that attempt to alter ones sexual desires or gender identity.

Legislator Burke Calls on the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority to Downsize

ERIE COUNTY, NY—Today a Resolution on the NFTA Pre-Tax MetroPerk Program, sponsored by Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District) was unanimously passed in the Legislature’s Government Affairs Committee. 

Legislature Passes NFTA MetroPerk Resolution

ERIE COUNTY, NY—Today a Resolution on the NFTA Pre-Tax MetroPerk Program, sponsored by Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District) was unanimously passed in the Legislature’s Government Affairs Committee. 

Legislator Pat Burke Requests Hearing on Animal Abuse Registry

ERIE COUNTY, NY- Recently media attention has been directed toward the drawn out legal battle between Beth Hoskins, the focus of the Erie County SPCA’s largest raid in its history, and the Erie County SPCA. The revived interest in the five year long Beth Hoskins case has highlighted a forgotten issue. Local Law 5-1, to establish an Erie County Animal Abuse registry, has been languishing in the Erie County Legislature’s committee on Energy and Environment for nearly a year.

Legislator Patrick B. Burke submits Mimosa Resolution

ERIE COUNTY, NY - Erie County Legislator Patrick B. Burke has added a new component to the 2 am bar closing debate. Saying that the prohibition on the sale of alcohol before noon on Sundays is a government overreach. Today, Burke submitted the “Mimosa Resolution,” which would call for making Sunday alcohol sales the same as any other day of the week.


Sign the petition for the Mimosa Resolution!

Burke Statement on School Bus Assault

Justice for 9 Year Old School Bus Assault Victim

ERIE COUNTY, NY- On November 25, 2015 the Buffalo News reported that a nine year old boy was physically and sexually assaulted on a school bus in South Buffalo

Erie County sets state and national trend with comprehensive Microbead ban

ERIE COUNTY LOCAL LAW SPREADING Erie County sets state and national trend with comprehensive Microbead ban. States, counties and municipalities throughout the Country have introduced Microbead bans using Erie County’s law as a template.

ERIE COUNTY SETS THE STANDARD IN POLLUTION CONTROL FOR THE GREAT LAKES

Erie County Legislature Passes Local Law Banning Plastic Microbead Proposed by Legislator’s Burke and Mills