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district 11

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


Free Rabies Clinics will be held May 20 & May 27

2015 Erie County Free Rabies Clinic Schedule: 4 to 7 PM on Wednesday, May 20 at the Broadway Market, 999 Broadway, Buffalo, and Wednesday, May 27 at Erie Community College's South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Boulevard, Building 7, Orchard Park. 


County Legislators, Meals on Wheels kickoff National Volunteer Month

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus kicked off National Volunteer Month by joining dedicated Meals on Wheels volunteers on their routes to deliver to those in need. The home meal delivery program wouldn’t be possible without its hundreds of volunteers.

County Legislature creates Pawn Shop Law to aid law enforcement in recovery of stolen goods

The Erie County Legislature approved a local law (11-0) sponsored by Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislator Lynne Dixon today that would require pawn shops to upload information, including photos, serial numbers, marks of identification, and the name and image of the seller,  for items they purchase. This information must be uploaded onto a database before re-selling to allow members of law enforcement an opportunity to search for a stolen item. By requiring pawn shop owners to take this step, victims of theft will have a better opportunity to recover stolen items.

Proposed revision to county’s ethics law would expand requirements for filing financial disclosure forms, improve transparency

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick announces that he has proposed a revision to Erie County’s ethics law that would require additional reporting from elected officials, improving transparency. This proposal will be considered at the March 26, 2015 session.

Legislators respond to County Executive’s recommendation for Social Services Commissioner

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislator Lynne Dixon said they learned through social media that a recommendation for the commissioner of the Department of Social Services had been made. The County Executive announced he will recommend Al Dirschberger to lead the department.