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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’s Majority Caucus looks to build on 2014’s successes

In its first year leading the Erie County Legislature, the Republican-aligned Majority brought long overdue reform. Led by Chairman John Mills and Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, the Caucus capped the year by approving the 2015 Erie County budget unanimously and rather than holding the line on taxes as the County Executive proposed, delivered a tax rate decrease. It was the first time in several years a budget was adopted with support of the entire Legislature and the first tax decrease in a decade.

Legislature supports federal plan to help veterans receive proper psychiatric care

The Erie County Legislature has approved a resolution urging the United States Senate to take immediate action to approve the “Clay Hunt SAV Act,” which would provide servicemen and women better mental health care.

Legislators list HEAP outreach dates to assist residents in need

The Erie County Legislature 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.

Legislators join Attorney General to help storm victims fight price gouging, file claims

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo and Ted Morton joined the New York State Attorney General, along with local, county and state officials, at a press conference today to support efforts to aid victims who were subjected to price gouging during the November storm that dumped more than six feet of snow on their districts.

Legislature’s Majority Caucus cuts spending, delivers tax decrease in 2015

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has revised County Executive Mark Poloncarz’s proposed 2015 budget that only held the line on taxes and approved a budget that decreases taxes. The Majority Caucus’s cuts to the budget provided much needed tax relief for residents in 2015.