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Thomas A. Loughran
District 5


District Office:
4549 Main Street, Suite 203
Amherst, NY 14226
Telephone: 836-0198
Fax: 836-0199
Email: Thomas.Loughran@erie.gov

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Legislator Thomas Loughran Honors Carolyn Schlifke As Citizen of the Month

Erie County Legislator Thomas Loughran presented Carolyn Schlifke with Erie County Legislature’s Citizen of the Month Award for May 2018 in recognition of her professional and personal dedication to the Village of Williamsville.

Erie County DA Michael Flynn Announces Reward Program To Help Catch And Convict Opioid Dealers

Today Erie County District Attorney John Flynn, with the support of political and law enforcement leaders, announced the creation of a new program that encourages citizens to confidentially help authorities capture and convict illegal opioid dealers. Citizens who make confidential calls Crime Stoppers Buffalo that result in arrests and conflictions will receive rewards up to $2500. The program will be funded with money collected from forfeitures in past criminal cases.

Erie County Legislator Tom Loughran Announces 2018 Operation Primetime Request for Proposals

Erie County, NY- Erie County Legislator Tom Loughran is pleased to announce that the Erie County Department of Social Services has issued the 2018 Operation Primetime request for proposals for qualified agencies interested in providing Summer Primetime Programming to at-risk youth ages 5-20 residing in Erie County.

Tom Loughran Champions Reform at the E.C. Water Authority

Erie County 5th District Legislator and Minority Leader Thomas A. Loughran (D-Amherst) has submitted a resolution calling on the Erie County Water Authority to eliminate language that makes it possible for people with no public utility management credentials to serve as the agency's executive director.

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Legislator Thomas A. Loughran (D-Amherst) has voted to assure the WNY Congressional delegation that Meals on Wheels, funded through the Community Block Grant Program, and the Home Energy Assistance Program, commonly known as HEAP, are crucial to the health and safety of Amherst Seniors.

 "This vote asks the delegation to reject any cuts to these important quality of life programs that many Amherst Seniors and other WNYers count on to remain safely and comfortably, in the community, with family, friends and neighbors" stated Minority Leader Loughran.

Legislator Loughran and his fellow legislators unanimously passed resolutions at the regular session of the legislature on Thursday, March 23. Standing in Unity with the WNY Congressional Delegation to Ensure the Viability of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the Meals on Wheels Program.