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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

Minority Caucus lauds decision to pay Morales $7 million settlement with cash

The Erie County Legislature’s Minority Caucus approved a plan to pay the $7 million Morales case settlement using cash and avoid incurred interest down the road.

Minority Caucus names Mills leader for 2012

ErieCountyLegislator John J. Mills had the unanimous support of the Minority Caucus to serve as Minority Leader of the Erie County Legislature for 2012.

Minority Caucus Legislators assume committee responsibilities

During its reorganizational meeting, the Erie County Legislature appointed members to the seven issue-specific committees that handle Legislature business and review proposals before they are voted on during sessions.

Legislators Mills, Hardwick sponsor resolution to save $50 million statewide, limit primary elections to two

The Erie County Legislature’s Minority Leader John J. Mills, R-Orchard Park, and Legislator Kevin Hardwick, R-Tonawanda, sponsored a resolution urging New York State leaders to implement a schedule calling for only two New York State primaries next year and save taxpayers millions of dollars.

Legislators announce funding approved for critical public safety improvements

Legislators Lynne Dixon, Hamburg; Kevin Hardwick, Tonawanda; and Edward A. Rath, III, Amherst, announce that the necessary funding for a new state-of-the-art landing pad for the Erie County Sheriff’s helicopter was approved during the Erie County Legislature’s Oct. 20, 2011 session.