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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



Legislature approves new security plan for Rath Building, metal detectors to be added

A new $1.5 million plan to address security concerns at the Rath Building (95 Franklin St., Buffalo) has been approved by the Erie County Legislature and will include the installation of metal detectors and addition of armed Sheriff’s Deputies. The plan, which was amended by the Majority Caucus, was approved at the July 14, 2016 session.

Legislature approves local law to revise Charter, voters to decide in November pending County Executive

The Erie County Legislature approved a local law that includes more than 50 revisions to the County Charter that improve how government operates.

Majority Caucus statement on County Executive withdrawing recommendation for Commissioner of Central Police Services

Erie County Legislature Majority Caucus was relieved to learn that the County Executive has withdrawn his recommendation for Commissioner of Central Police Services following serious concerns being brought to light about the individual’s past behavior toward a female subordinate.

Ethics reform supported by Majority Caucus

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus voted in favor of Chairman John Mills’ resolution calling for amendments to the Erie County Charter to reform the county’s Ethics Board and revises political donation allowances.

Legislature supports Comptroller’s Charter revision proposal supporting employees serving in the military

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus is proud to support a proposed change to the Charter that would benefit Erie County employees who are called to active duty with any branch of the military. The recommendation, first proposed by the County Comptroller, received unanimous support from the Charter Review Commission and Erie County Legislature and provides county employees with their full salary during the entire length of their deployment.