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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’s Minority Caucus approves resolution supporting investigation into reuse of insulin pens at VA Hospital

At the Jan. 24, 2013 Legislative session, the Erie County Legislature’s Minority Caucus, led by Minority Leader John Mills and comprised of Legislators Lynne Dixon, Kevin Hardwick, Joseph Lorigo and Edward Rath, co-sponsored a resolution in support of the investigation by Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to determine how it was possible that the same insulin pen was reused on different patients at the VA of Western New York Healthcare System in Buffalo.

Mills reappointed to Minority Leader post

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills was reappointed to the post of Minority Leader during the Jan. 8, 2013 Legislative reorganizational meeting. His appointed was confirmed by unanimous vote from the Minority Caucus, Legislators Edward Rath, Kevin Hardwick, Lynne Dixon and Joseph Lorigo. 

Minority Caucus releases statement following vote to eliminate proposed tax increase

A majority of the Erie County Legislature announces that through strategic budget amendments, County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s proposed tax increase has been eliminated in the adopted 2013 budget.

Minority Caucus thanks community for input on budget

The Minority Caucus thanks the community for participating in the 2013 Erie County budget survey. The participation period has come to a close. 

Legislators, Cornell Cooperative Extension invite youths, families to 4-H Informational Meeting

4-H logo smallErie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo, John Mills and Edward Rath, in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension – Erie County, are pleased to announce that two informational meetings to highlight the many exciting programs available through 4-H will be held in November.