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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

Erie County, largest Upstate County in New York, opposes Minimum Wage Board’s Recommendation of $15 for fast food workers

Today, the Erie County Legislature opposed the recent recommendation of a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers in New York State by the New York Minimum Wage Board. Per the recommendation, rates would be raised incrementally in New York City, reaching $15 by 2018. Statewide, chains with at least 30 locations would be forced to pay employees a wage of $15 an hour by July 2021. The county resolution was approved 6-5.

Legislature approves resolution urging County Executive to have open discussion about CPS

Today, the Eric County Legislature approved a resolution requesting the County Executive attend and speak at a special public meeting on the ongoing problems in CPS and the Department of Social Services. The resolution received bipartisan (7-4) support as Legislators from both sides of the aisle recognize the role the County Executive has in this discussion.

June 13 Open House at Social Adult Day Program sites

The Erie County Legisalture's Majority Caucus - Chairman John Mills, Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, Legislator Lynne Dixon, Legislator Kevin Hardwick, Legislator Ted Morton and Legislator Edward Rath - encourage residents to attend Erie County's Social Adult Day Program open houses on Saturday, June 13.

Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event June 13 at ECC South

The Erie County Legislature's Majority Caucus - Chairman John Mills, Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, Legislator Lynne Dixon, Legislator Kevin Hardwick, Legislator Ted Morton & Legislator Ed Rath - announces the dates for the 2015 Hazardous Waste Drop-off Events. Erie County residents are welcome to drop off accepted materials from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13 at the ECC South Campus.

Erie County designated Purple Heart County

The Erie County Legislature and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart - Chapter 187 announced today that Erie County, NY has been designated as a Purple Heart County. Erie County joins municipalities across the country in making this designation to honor our heroes who sacrificed so much for our country. Representatives from the local chapter for the Military Order of the Purple Heart said permanent signs marking the designation are expected to be erected this summer.