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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

Majority Caucus opposes recommendation for salary increases for elected officials

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus -- Chairman John Mills, Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislators Lynne Dixon, Kevin Hardwick, Ted Morton and Edward Rath -- is opposed to the Citizens Salary Review Commission’s recommendation to raise the salaries of elected officials.

Legislature’s Majority Caucus partners with Rite-Aid for Community Flu Clinics

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus are partnering with local Rite-Aid Pharmacy locations to offer Community Flu Clinics to residents who wish to vaccinate against influenza. Each year, the County Department of Health advises residents to get a flu vaccine. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications.

Legislature joins efforts to save VA Hospital program that benefits military parents

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has submitted a resolution supporting the continuation of Kids Korner, a child care service available to eligible VA Hospital patients and families while receiving care at the medical facility.

Legislators plan Elder Abuse Outreaches to address threats to vulnerable residents

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus have scheduled Elder Abuse Outreaches to address the various forms of abuse that threaten senior citizens on a daily basis, and to provide valuable assistance to seniors. In total, more than 1,500 cases of elder abuse are reported in Erie County each year and the Legislators are utilizing experts to address these concerns.

Legislature approves CSEA contract

At a special session held Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, the Erie County Legislature approved the CSEA Local 815 contract for approximately 2,600 members with a vote of 11-0.