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John J. Mills -
District 11


District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: 858-8850
Fax: 858-8895
Email: john.mills@erie.gov

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Erie County, largest Upstate County in New York, opposes Minimum Wage Board’s Recommendation of $15 for fast food workers

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, reaching $15 by 2018. Statewide, chains with at least 30 locations would be forced to pay employees a wage of $15 an hour by July 2021. The county resolution was approved 6-5.

Legislature approves resolution urging County Executive to have open discussion about CPS

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) support as Legislators from both sides of the aisle recognize the role the County Executive has in this discussion.

Legislator Mills co-sponsors law banning sale of cosmetics containing microbeads

Erie County Legislature Chairman John Mills cosponsored a local law that was passed unanimously at the July 30, 2015 session to ban the sale of cosmetics containing microbeads.

Legislator Mills announces Angola & Collins Library fundraiser totals

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills is pleased to announce that both the Angola Library and Collins Library did extremely well at their 2015 Hot Dog Roast Fundraisers. Angola set a new record, raising $1,290 and Collins matched its previous record with $1,380.

Legislator Mills honors Collins Library Director on retirement

Erie County Legislator John J. Mills honored former Town of Collins Library Director Karen McClure on her long-time service to the Buffalo and Erie County Library System by presenting her with a proclamation recognizing her dedication.