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Thanks to a partnership between Albright Knox Art Gallery and Erie County, thousands of educational art kits are being delivered to local middle schools. On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo joined West Seneca East Middle...

Recently, several of my colleagues in the Erie County Legislature proposed a law that would impose term limits on all county elected officials.  The law allows for three four-year terms for the County Executive, Comptroller, Clerk, District...

Last year, the Legislature unanimously approved an additional $5 million to be spent specifically for infrastructure repair.  However, the County Executive opposed the additional spending, claiming the money could not be used in the 2014...

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Leader, Joseph C. Lorigo, sent a letter to the County Executive asking for further explanation concerning his withdrawal of Carol Dankert-Maurer’s name as Mental Health Commissioner....

Like many of you, I awoke on Jan. 9 to some snow and blowing wind. It wasn’t anything we hadn’t dealt with before. For many of us, after the 7-foot Snovember storm, it seemed like nothing. Because of the conditions, the roads were a...

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