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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted


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At a Legislative session held on September 21, 2017, Legislator Ted Morton honored Lancaster resident, Dick Young as the September 2017 Citizen of the month.


Today, in response to the County Executive’s offer to work with Legislator Morton to develop a compromise Made in America Act, Legislator Ted Morton wrote to him to begin the process.


Legislator Ted Morton first introduced the Made in America Act in support of local manufacturers and local workers in Erie County. After passing the Legislature by a vote of 9-1, the County Executive vetoed the law after instructing the County Attorney to draft a legal opinion.


As many regular readers of my monthly column are probably aware, for the past three years I have been a major advocate of dredging Como Lake. Many residents recall years ago ice skating or boating on the lake, some even remember swimming in the lake, if you can believe that.


Erie County Legislator Ted Morton today urged Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz to sign the Made in America Act into law following the County Executive’s public hearing on the matter, which was held on September 7th.


Erie County Legislator Ted Morton accepted the ALS Ice Bucket challenge in memory of a friend who passed away after years of battling the disease. He took the challenge along with his colleagues, Legislator Pat Burke and Legislator Peter Savage. The rookie Legislators were challenged by County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw.

Legislator Morton challenged Cheektowaga Supervisor Mary Holtz, Lancaster Supervisor Dino Fudoli and Alden Supervisor Bud Milligan. In addition to accepting the challenge, Legislator Morton will be donating to the cause. 

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