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district 11

Chairman 
John J. Mills
District 11

district 4

Majority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo
District 10

district 6

Kevin R. Hardwick
District 4

district 8

Edward A. Rath III
District 6

district 9

Ted Morton
District 8

district 10

Lynne M. Dixon
District 9

OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Legislature approves funding for county road projects

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus announces that more than $29 million has been approved for road work throughout the county this year. The Caucus called a special session for Thursday, April 23 to expedite the process and ensure that projects could begin as soon as possible.

Erie County Legislature Shows Support for Common Core Parental Refusal Act

Today, the Erie County Legislature unanimously passed a resolution sponsored by Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, Legislator Edward A. Rath, III and Legislator Ted Morton voicing support for the Common Core Parental Refusal Act.

Legislators oppose Governor’s plan to throw more funds into failing Start-Up NY initiative

Members of the Erie County Legislature approved a resolution at the Thursday, April 16, 2015 session opposing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to transfer additional funding into the disappointing Start-Up NY program. Based on the program’s extremely poor results, a majority of Legislators (9-2) oppose the proposed plan.

Erie County supports legalization of Mixed Martial Arts, premier contests would boost economy greatly

Members of the Erie County Legislature have joined elected officials across New York State who support legalizing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to allow this popular full-contact combat sport to host professional contests within the state. Currently, New York is the only state in the nation that bans professional MMA.

County Legislators join Bisons for first pitch, celebrate 130 years of professional baseball in Buffalo

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus joined the Buffalo Bisons to throw out the first pitch at the game on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at Coca-Cola Field.   Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo took to the mound and threw out the first pitch before the Bisons hosted the Pawtucket Red Sox.