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Today, the Eric County Legislature approved a resolution requesting the County Executive attend and speak at a special public meeting on the ongoing problems in CPS and the Department of Social Services. The resolution received bipartisan (7-4)...

Today, the Erie County Legislature opposed the recent recommendation of a $15 minimum wage for fast food workers in New York State by the New York Minimum Wage Board. Per the recommendation, rates would be raised incrementally in New York City,...

Many college students are enjoying a nice break this summer before they return to classes in the fall. Unfortunately for Erie Community College students, returning in the fall just became $300 more expensive.  

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Legislator Ted Morton have requested that the county thoroughly examine a leasing option for county vehicles to determine if tax dollars could be saved. Recently, Cattaraugus County...

Members of the Erie County Legislature are extremely disappointed that the 2015-2016 Erie Community College budget was approved with a $300 tuition hike. Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, Legislator Ted Morton and Legislator Edward Rath attempted to...

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