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Recently, I began my annual August business tour.  Each year, I visit a number of businesses throughout my district to celebrate their milestones, highlight what they’re doing, and discuss any challenges...

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces the fall schedule of free rabies clinics, encouraging pet owners to vaccinate their dogs, cats, and ferrets.

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo presented a proclamation to West Seneca Lions Club President Mike Yost at the Club’s Celebrate Summer Show and Hot Dog Roast on July 27. The proclamation...

Did you know that federal law requires that you know where all clothing is made, but not dental fixtures like crowns, bridges, implants, retainers, or dentures? I thought this was crazy, so I met with dentists and...

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announces that Bullis Road Bridge reopened on July 21, 2017, completing a $1.3 million project.

West Seneca Lions Club honored by Legislator Lorigo

July 2017 Column - Dental law is about protecting patients’ health

Majority Leader Lorigo announces Bullis Road Bridge reopened

Route 240 to be repaired from Holland Glenwood to Foote Road - July 24 to mid-August

Aurora Senior Center upgrades audiovisual equipment thanks to county investment

Majority Leader Lorigo introduces law requiring that all dental prosthetics be disclosed with their country of origin

Portion of Eastwood Road closed July 10-21

District Outreach Meeting to be held June 29 at Aurora Town Hall

Majority Leader opposes ECC tuition increase

Majority Leader Lorigo statement on NFTA adding fee for Uber, Lyft rides to and from airport

June 2017 Column - Outreaches come in many forms to bring county government closer to residents

Health Department to offer Concussion Training for Supervisors of Youth Contact Sports

Legislator Lorigo to host Satellite Hours at West Seneca Senior Center’s Summer Kick Off Party

Legislature supports Ruthie’s Law to improve accountability in nursing homes

Majority Leader Lorigo announces work on Maple Road to start June 19

District Outreach Meeting to be held June 8 at Colden Town Hall

Majority Leader Lorigo's statement on ridesharing starting June 29

Legislator Lorigo secures $30,000 in Primetime Funding for local Boys & Girls Club

Legislator Lorigo to host District Outreach Meeting at Elma Town Hall

Erie County Legislature approves Majority Leader Lorigo’s legislation, seeks proposals to fight opioid/heroin epidemic

Porterville Road Bridge in Marilla closed until September

May 2017 Column - Extending senior services into rural towns, addressing elder abuse

Erie County Legislature declares May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Erie County to collected hazardous waste materials on June 3 & August 5

April 2017 Column - NYS needs to use common sense, start ridesharing before July 4

Legislature votes in favor of maintaining higher qualifications for DPW commissioner

Legislature Chairman, Majority Leader discuss Control Board ignoring subpoena, refusal to attend public meeting

Erie County joins support to repeal burdensome SAFE Act regulations

Legislators approve resolution requesting meeting with ECFSA Board to review $100 million borrowing plan

Portion of Bullis Road to be closed for 3 months

February 2017 Column - Kicking the can down the road will hurt next generation of taxpayers

Majority Leader Lorigo named to ECIDA Board

Forum planned to discuss condition of Maple Road

January 2017 Column - State Needs to Take Responsibility for High Taxes and Provide Counties Mandate Relief

Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo responds to Governor’s comments in State of the State about ridesharing

HEAP Outreach at Aurora Senior Center on Jan. 10