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district 4

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



September's Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics Set

The Erie County Legislature's Majority Caucus announces the fall schedule of free rabies clinics, encouraging pet owners to vaccinate their dogs, cats, and ferrets.

Deadline July 7 to submit proposal for Opioid Epidemic Response Programing

The County Health Department seeking responses to a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide Opioid Epidemic Response Programing in Erie County. Organizations interested in responding can find information here: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) TO PROVIDE OPIOID EPIDEMIC RESPONSE PROGRAMING.

Erie County to collect hazardous waste materials on Saturday, August 5

The Erie County Legislature's Majority Caucus reminds residents that the county will host a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day in August.

County Legislature invests funding to battle opioid/heroin epidemic

The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved requests from the Health Department in support of combating the opioid/heroin epidemic that has taken the lives of hundreds of residents each year for the past few years. As the number of deaths and overdoses rose, the Legislature and county departments came together to identify how to best invest $1 million to deal with this crisis.

Legislature supports Ruthie’s Law to improve accountability in nursing homes

The Erie County Legislature has approved Ruthie’s Law to require improved accountability from nursing homes in cases where a resident has been badly injured. The law, named in honor of Ruth Murray, recognizes that nursing homes have a responsibility to notify family members or guardians when a patient has been badly injured as soon as possible.