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Minority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo
District 10

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Kevin R. Hardwick
District 4

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Edward A. Rath III
District 6

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Lynne M. Dixon
District 9

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 John J. Mills
District 11



Erie County Legislature takes action to protect Great Lakes funding

The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a resolution that requests that federal funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative be maintained to insure that the progress already made to keep Lake Erie clean continues.

Erie County Legislators deliver thousands of Valentine’s Day cards to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

Members of the Erie County Legislature delivered thousands of cards through the Valentine’s for Veterans program to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. Cards were also delivered to veteran’s posts throughout Erie County, the VA Clinics in Lackawanna and Springville, and the new Freedom Lounge at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Majority Caucus lists February HEAP outreach dates to assist residents in need

The Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus 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.

WNY County Legislatures unite in effort urging Governor to provide mandate relief

In an effort led by the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus, 90 county legislators  from across Western New York  have signed a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo requesting that he work with county governments to provide mandate relief.

Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo responds to Governor’s comments in State of the State about ridesharing

“I was happy to hear Governor Cuomo make ridesharing a priority in his State of the State address in Buffalo.  As Governor Cuomo said today, ‘If it makes sense for downstate, it makes sense for upstate.’ Legislation allowing ridesharing for all of New York State has languished far too long."