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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 supports federal plan to help veterans receive proper psychiatric care

The Erie County Legislature has approved a resolution urging the United States Senate to take immediate action to approve the “Clay Hunt SAV Act,” which would provide servicemen and women better mental health care.

Legislators list HEAP outreach dates to assist residents in need

The Erie County Legislature announces that Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreaches will be held throughout the county to assistance residents in need this year. Attendees do not have to live in the specific town/village/city hosting the outreach to attend.

Legislators join Attorney General to help storm victims fight price gouging, file claims

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo and Ted Morton joined the New York State Attorney General, along with local, county and state officials, at a press conference today to support efforts to aid victims who were subjected to price gouging during the November storm that dumped more than six feet of snow on their districts.

Legislature’s Majority Caucus cuts spending, delivers tax decrease in 2015

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has revised County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s proposed 2015 budget that only held the line on taxes and approved a budget that decreases taxes. The Majority Caucus’s cuts to the budget provided much needed tax relief for residents in 2015. 

Leading by example, Legislature reduces own budget for 2015

At today’s Annual Budget Meeting the Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus voted to reduce its own budget by nearly $100,000. The reduction was achieved by eliminating a position, slashing the office supply budget line and reducing its rental costs, among other cuts.