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Majority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo -
District 10

 

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202

Phone: 858-8922
Fax: 858-8895
Email: joseph.lorigo@erie.gov

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District 10 residents honored at Sheriff's Office graduation

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo congratulates the residents from District 10 who graduated from the Erie County Sheriff's Office Jail Management Division Basic Corrections Training on March 8, 2013.

Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale deadline is March 15

Erie County Legislator Jospeh Lorigo reminds anyone interested in ordering trees, shrubs or seeds that the deadline for the 2013 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale is Friday, March 15.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2013 ORDER FORM

February 2013 Column - Erie County Opposes SAFE Act, calls for repeal, revision

Personal opinions aside, the process surrounding the passage of the NY SAFE Act of 2013 was a disgrace. It lacked transparency and proper procedure. And, in just two days, officials from the Senate and Assembly, along with the governor, forced through a major piece of legislation that, at the end of the day, doesn’t address the major problems associated with gun violence but instead impedes on the rights of law abiding gun owners.

NY SAFE Act - Opt-Out Form

Legislator Joseph Lorigo has made the NY SAFE Act - Opt-out form available on his website. Pistol permit holders, who wish to keep their personal information private, can CLICK HERE to download and print the form. The completed form must be returned to the County Clerk's Office 60 days from Feb. 15. 

Legislator Lorigo co-sponsors resolution Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo has co-sponsored a resolution calling for the repeal and revision of the New York SAFE Act of 2013. The resolution, "Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013," CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION  will be considered by the Legislature at the Thursday, Feb. 21 session, held in Old Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. 

Over 1,000 cards collected through Legislator Lorigo’s 2nd annual Valentines for Veterans program

Handmade Valentine’s Day cards will be delivered to local veterans thanks to students at schools located throughout Erie County – District 10. Legislator Joseph Lorigo, who represents the 10th District, visited several of the schools recently to recognize the students for participating in his second annual Valentines for Veterans program, which honors members of the military for their service. 

Legislator Lorigo requests special session to discuss requests for gun permit holders' information

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo sent a letter on Jan. 16, 2013 to Chairwoman Betty Jean Grant requesting that the Legislature hold a special session to act on his resolution that requests Erie County Clerk Christopher L. Jacobs withhold the names of pistol permit holders in Erie County from public release until the New York State Judicial System thoroughly reviews and rules on freedom of information requests pertaining to gun permit holders.  

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

Since voting on Dec. 4 to eliminate the proposed 3.4 percent tax increase through spending reductions, I have heard from many residents thanking me for taking them into consideration. In return, I want to thank you for your comments, suggestions and support.

HEAP Outreach will be held Feb. 20, 2013 at the West Seneca Senior Center

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca Street, West Seneca, NY 14224.

Legislators, County Clerk volunteer at Autism Services wrapping table

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon and Joseph Lorigo, along with County Clerk Chris Jacobs, will volunteer at the Autism Services Inc.’s (ASI) gift wrap table at the Galleria Mall at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17 to help raise funds to help the organization continue to provide much needed services for local residents on the Autism Spectrum.