Press Releases

1/26/16
January 2016 Column - Finance and Management Committee oversees fiscal matters, questions wasteful spending
 
1/21/16
Legislator Lorigo announces HEAP Outreach at the West Seneca Coalition Resources Center

1/11/16
Majority Leader Lorigo statement on ‘Pawn Shop Law’

1/7/16
Majority Leader Lorigo to lead Caucus for third year

Press Releases - 2015

12/17/15
New ‘Pawn Shop Law’ will help law enforcement recover stolen goods

12/16/15
December 2015 Column - Grieving families find strength to push county for changes in battle against heroin

12/10/15
Finance & Management Chairman Lorigo announces committee approves ‘Mimosa Resolution’

12/2/15
Legislator Lorigo announces funding for the Firemen's Memorial Exhibit Center of WNY

12/2/15
Legislator Lorigo secures additional funding for local Boys and Girls Clubs

12/2/15
Legislator Lorigo announces $5,000 for Rural Outreach Center

11/24/15
Legislator Lorigo announces HEAP Outreaches in East Aurora, West Seneca

11/23/15
Rural Outreach Center Chairman named Citizen of the Month

11/20/15
November 2015 Column - Veterans Day reminds us to support soldiers, protect what they fought for

11/16/15
Majority Leader Lorigo responds to Poloncarz dodging questions

10/22/15
Legislator Lorigo secures additional funding for libraries, veterans memorial

10/21/15
October 2015 Column - Efforts underway to reduce number of Zombie Properties in suburban, rural towns

10/19/15
Majority Leader Lorigo seeks ride sharing roundtable in Buffalo

10/2/15
Legislator Lorigo presents proclamation to Queen of Heaven students for taking stand against bullying

9/25/15
Legislators present donation to community library

9/21/15
September 2015 Column - 2016 County budget process focuses on ways to reduce taxes, save costs

9/21/15
Legislator Lorigo meets with business owners, discusses ways to support local economy

9/21/15
Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Event - Sept. 26

8/20/15
August 2015 Column - Forcing closure of bars at 2 a.m. won’t address DWI concerns

8/13/15
Majority Leader Lorigo opposes proposal to close bars at 2 a.m.

8/8/15
Annual West Falls-Colden Community Library Fundraiser Aug. 15

7/31/15
Legislature approves resolution urging County Executive to have open discussion about CPS

7/31/15
Erie County, largest Upstate County in New York, opposes Minimum Wage Board’s Recommendation of $15 for fast food workers

7/16/15
July 2015 Column - Changes must be made to keep ECC viable

6/26/15
Legislators Lorigo, Morton look into leasing option to save on county’s vehicle expenses

6/25/15
Legislators disappointed that ECC budget includes tuition hike

6/18/15
June 2015 Column - State asked to change policy for selling personal information

6/17/15
Legislator Lorigo announces free, guided walk at Emery Park

6/12/15
Majority Leader Lorigo urges County Executive to take steps to save on borrowing

6/7/15
Legislator Lorigo announces East Aurora site participating in Social Adult Day Program Open House

5/29/15
Legislator Lorigo, Sheriff’s Office to host Elder Abuse Seminar to address threats to vulnerable residents

5/28/15
Legislator Lorigo announces Elma CERT to receive trailer for storing critical equipment

5/26/15
May 2015 Column - County begins reviewing major capital projects slated for 2016, sees increase in requested work

5/14/15
Legislator Lorigo announces funding for local Boys and Girls Clubs

5/1/15
Legislator Lorigo proposes county investment into Explore and More’s new museum

4/30/15
Statement from Legislator Lorigo regarding vote to oppose Conditional Release program

4/30/15
Free Car Seat Safety Check & Child ID Card Day - Saturday, May 16

4/24/15
Funding approved to repair Elma bridges, repair roads in West Seneca

4/21/15
Legislator Lorigo Supports for Common Core Parental Refusal Act

4/17/15
Legislator Lorigo introduces local law to impose term limits, excludes exemption clause

4/15/15
Legislator Lorigo promotes Library’s ‘Read Aloud 15 Minutes’ campaign

4/14/15
April 2015 Column - County’s plan for repairs to roads, bridges released

4/1/15
County Legislators, Meals on Wheels kickoff National Volunteer Month

3/26/15
Hero honored for saving truck driver on I-90

3/19/15
March 2015 Column - County addresses potholes, discusses proposed laws

3/11/15
Legislators respond to County Executive’s recommendation for Social Services Commissioner

3/9/15
Legislator Lorigo announces Pothole Hotline, email

3/6/15
Legislature discusses County Government Efficiency Plan aimed at providing tax credit to residents

2/27/15
Legislator Lorigo delivers educational art kits to West Seneca School District’s middle schools

2/19/15
February 2015 Column - Proposed Term Limit Law Should Not Exempt Current Officeholders

2/10/15
Legislator Lorigo concerned by County Executive’s miscalculations during 2014 construction season

1/29/15
Legislator Lorigo hopes explanation for withdrawal of commissioner’s appointment can ensure productive searches going forward

1/26/15
January 2015 Column - Thruway should not close for a few inches of snow

1/14/15
HEAP Outreach will be held Feb. 3 at Aurora Senior Center

1/9/15
Legislator Lorigo requests County officials work together to solve inmate healthcare copay problem

1/8/15
Chairman Mills, Majority Leader Lorigo reappointed at reorganizational meeting

Press Releases - 2014

12/18/14
December 2014 Column - Legislature delivers tax cut in 2015 budget while continuing investment in community

12/4/14
Legislator Lorigo announces additional funding for local Boys and Girls Clubs

12/4/14
Rural Outreach Center to receive $7,500 to combat rural poverty

12/4/14
Funding approved for West Seneca Food Pantry

12/4/14
Legislator Lorigo announces additional funding for West Seneca Youth programming

12/4/14
Legislature’s Majority Caucus cuts spending, delivers tax decrease in 2015

12/4/14
Leading by example, Legislature reduces own budget for 2015

11/24/14
November 2014 Column - Local groups dedicated to helping community need our help

11/14/14
Weights and Measures Director appears before committee, refuses to answers questions

10/30/14
Finance and Management Committee Chairman disappointed County Executive wasted $406,650

10/20/14
Do you agree with the Citizens Salary Review Commission’s recommendation to raise elected officials salaries?

10/18/14
Legislator Lorigo honors East Aurora Boys and Girls Club on 75 years of service

10/16/14
October 2014 Column - Public asked to weigh-in on recommendation to increase elected officials salaries

10/15/14
Legislators focus on cutting taxes for 2015 during review of county executive’s proposed budget

10/13/14
Legislator Lorigo announces Costumes for a Cause

9/30/14
Legislator Lorigo, Rite-Aid to host Flu Clinic

9/19/14
Visit Buffalo Niagara president tours District with Legislator Lorigo

9/15/14
Pharmaceutical Drug Collection Event is Saturday, Sept. 27

9/5/14
Road work completed with funds secured by Legislature

8/27/14
Statement from Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo on Hiring of Greg Olma to Key Position

8/26/14
August 2014 Column - AEDs in county parks can be a lifesaver

7/22/14
July 2014 Column - Community approach needed for preventing elder abuse

7/18/14
Legislator Lorigo to host Radon Awareness Outreach at West Seneca’s Main Street Marketplace

7/1/14
Local Boys & Girls Clubs receiving Summer Primetime Funding

6/26/14
Legislature requests County Executive capitalize on $250,000 in savings

6/24/14
June 2014 Column - Using smart business practices benefits government, taxpayers

5/23/14
Majority Leader Lorigo calls for resignation of Social Services Commissioner

5/22/14
May 2014 Column - Legislature’s midyear budget hearings critical for monitoring

4/22/14
Legislator Lorigo announces funding for district roadways

4/22/14
April 2014 Column - County Legislature taking necessary steps to get ‘shovels in the ground’ as soon as possible

4/3/14
Legislator Lorigo partners with Daisy Troop to thank members of law enforcement

3/20/14
Legislature applauds Sheriff's Office's award-winner Veterans Housing Unit

3/20/14
March 2014 Column - County considers law to assist police in recovering stolen items

3/14/14
Legislature Majority Caucus implements departmental reform initiatives

2/28/14
Legislator Lorigo to host Community Outreach Meetings at senior centers in March

2/27/14
February 2014 Column - Politics in government forces significant, unnecessary divides

2/27/14
‘Passports on the Move’ coming to Elma

2/20/14
Legislator Lorigo calls on State to change policy for placement of convicted sex offenders

1/24/14
Legislator Lorigo urges State to explore all options to assist West Seneca flooding victims

1/22/14
January 2014 Column - Legislature’s change in leadership forces new oversight

 

Press Releases - 2013

12/19/13
December 2013 Column - Today's hasty decisions could have long lasting implications

11/22/13
HEAP Outreach will be held Dec. 3 at Aurora Senior Center

11/21/13
Legislator Lorigo names Ken Hansen as November’s Citizen of Month 

11/21/13
November 2013 Column - True thank you to our veterans is said with quality services

10/30/13
Repairs to Ridge Road in West Seneca complete 

10/29/13
Legislator Lorigo, Supervisor Meegan announce change at dangerous curve near Senior Center 

10/17/13
October 2013 Column - County needs to focus on local improvements while State ranked worst for State Business Tax Climate 

10/16/13
Legislator Lorigo announces District Outreach Meetings 

9/19/13
September 2013 Column - Prescription collection kiosks reduce risk of abuse, poisonings 

9/3/13
Legislator Lorigo announces repair work on Bullis Road is complete

8/22/13
August 2013 Column - County has to prioritize funds, focus on infrastructure repairs

8/16/13
Legislators Lorigo and Mills to host Annual Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser at West Falls-Colden Library

7/30/13
County Primetime funding supports programs for hundreds of youth in East Aurora, Holland 

7/17/13
July 2013 Column - Veterans' organizations demonstrate commitment to helping our country's bravest 

5/16/13
May 2013 Column - Many sides involved in contract negotiations 

4/29/13
Legislator Lorigo opposes proposal to consider border crossing fee 

4/18/13
Legislator Lorigo marks Marilla Library's milestone with county proclamation 

4/17/13
April 2013 Column - Prescription Drug Take-Bake Day offers opportunity to dispose of medications properly 

4/8/13
Legislator Lorigo to sponsor blood drive with Unyts during National Donate Life Month

3/21/13
March 2013 Column - Local law would create county employee residency requirement

3/19/13
Legislator Lorigo proposes Employee Residency Requirement Act 

3/12/13
District 10 residents honored at Sheriff's Office graduation

3/5/13
Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale deadline is March 15 

2/25/13
February 2013 Column - Erie County Opposes SAFE Act, calls for repeal, revision 

2/19/13
NY SAFE Act - Opt-Out Form

2/12/13
Legislator Lorigo co-sponsors resolution Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013 

2/11/13
Over 1,000 cards collected through Legislator Lorigo's 2nd annual Valentines for Veterans program 

1/16/13
Legislator Lorigo requests special session to discuss requests for gun permit holders' information 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press Releases - 2012

12/20/12
December 2012 Column - Adopted 2013 budget eliminates tax increase, funds programs and services

12/10/12
Legislator Lorigo names West Seneca resident Citizen of the Month for December
 
11/20/12
HEAP Outreach will be held Dec. 13 at Aurora Senior Center
 
11/26/12
Sgt. Mark A. Rademacher Memorial Park/ Hunter’s Creek Park designated
 
11/26/12
Legislator Lorigo adopts eagle at Hawk Creek during 25th anniversary presentation
 
11/21/12
November 2012 Column - Property tax increase not needed during these economic times
 
10/16/12
Legislator Lorigo presents proclamation to West Seneca Boy Scout
 
10/9/12
Legislator Lorigo to host community meeting at West Seneca Senior Center

9/24/12
Legislator Lorigo announces free, guided walk at Emery Park

9/21/12
September 2012 Column - Unsettled lease agreement leaves unanswered questions

9/17/12
Legislator Lorigo promotes commerce, meets with businesses to discuss concerns, highlight successes

9/10/12
Legislator Lorigo recognizes Marilla Library for winning 2012 Battle of the Books

8/17/12
August 2012 Column - Proposed contract is fair

6/21/12
June 2012 Column - Choose borrowing option that saves taxpayers money

6/19/12
Cultural funding application available through Legislator Lorigo’s Office

6/8/12
Legislator Lorigo announces June 16th guided walk in Emery Park

5/24/12
Legislator Lorigo announces Senior Outreach Meeting at Elma Senior Center

5/23/12
Legislator Lorigo thanks community for supporting Explore and More fundraiser

5/17/12
May 2012 Column - Oil and chipping expected on 225 road miles

5/11/12
Legislator Lorigo to host Hot Dog Roast Fundraiser during Explore and More’s Touch-A-Truck event

5/3/12
Legislator Lorigo's Spring 2012 Newsletter

4/27/12
Legislator Lorigo's Spring 2012 Newsletter

4/19/12
April 2012 Column - Revisions necessary to four-year plan to best reflect needs of taxpayers

4/16/11
Legislator Lorigo to meet with residents at Marilla Library May 9

3/22/12
March 2012 Column - County website promotes open and transparent government

3/18/12
Legislator Lorigo announces NFTA public hearings to collect public input on proposed revisions to routes, fares

2/6/12
Order forms for the 2012 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale are now available

1/20/12
Legislator Lorigo requests NFTA reconsider cuts to routes in District 10

1/18/12
January 2012 Column - New Districts bring challenges, opportunities

1/10/12
HEAP Outreach will be held Jan. 24 at Aurora Senior Center

1/5/12
Legislator Lorigo honored by appointment to committees

12/30/11
Legislator Lorigo sworn in as 10th District Representative