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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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April 2013 Column - Prescription Drug Take-Back Day offers opportunity to dispose of medications properly

On Saturday, April 27, the annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held and is expected to collect more than 245 tons of materials. Part of a national effort, this local take-back program ensures the materials are disposed of properly which is extremely important on several levels.

Legislator Lorigo to sponsor blood drive with Unyts during National Donate Life Month

In recognition of National Donate Life Month, Legislator Joseph Lorigo will be hosting an open-to-the-public blood drive with Unyts, WNY’s only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center, on Monday, April 15th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southgate Plaza Neighborhood Blood Donation Center, 1000 Union Road, parking lot F.

Legislator Lorigo announces funding for deputies to attend critical training program

The Erie County Legislature unanimously approved a request from the Sheriff’s Office to allocate asset forfeiture funds to purchase equipment and attend training that will help deputies prepare and respond in the event of an active shooting. At the March 7 session, the Legislature approved the transfer of $340,800 to fund several equipment purchases and training sessions.

March 2013 Column - Local law would create county employee residency requirement

This week I introduced a local law that would require county employees reside in Erie County. While there are several benefits to such a requirement, I believe that most importantly, policymakers should be stakeholders.

Legislator Lorigo proposes Employee Residency Requirement Act

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo has submitted a proposed local law that would require county employees to reside within Erie County. The “Erie County Employee Residency Requirement Act” was filed in the Legislature on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

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.