Press Releases

October 2017 Column - Fighting an Epidemic

Legislator Morton joins Senator Gallivan, Sheriff to announce funding for Alden Schools

Legislator Ted Morton Honors Lancaster Resident, Dick Young, as Citizen of the Month

Legislator Ted Morton asks County Executive to work on compromise Made in America legislation

Legislator Ted Morton Statement in Response to County Executive’s Veto of Made in America Act

September 2017 Column - Como Lake Dredging a Long-time Coming

Legislator Ted Morton urges County Executive to sign Made in America Act

Legislator Morton Thanks Shared Services Panel for Including Como Lake Dredging in Final Plan

Legislator Morton’s Made in America Law approved by Legislature

Legislature Approves Recommendation to Dredge Como Lake as Part of Erie County Shared Services Plan

August 2017 Column - Made in America Act supports local workers and manufacturers in Erie County

Legislator Ted Morton Introduces Made in America Act

Legislator Morton announces widespread support for improving Como Lake  

Legislator Morton recognizes Depew Firefighter for saving lives in burning building

July 2017 Column - Allow Law Enforcement to do Their Job, Officials Should Oppose Erie County Becoming a Sanctuary County 

Legislator Morton joins Sheriff to discuss Drug and Needle Drop-Off Program

Legislator Ted Morton to host Cheektowaga and Lancaster Outreach Events 

Legislator Morton opposes NFTA ridesharing fee 

June 2017 Column - ECC Presidential Search

Legislature supports Ruthie’s Law to improve accountability in nursing homes
Erie County Legislature approves Stony Road Bridge work

May 2017 Column - Ruthie’s Law improves accountability in nursing homes

Erie County to collected hazardous waste materials on June 3 & August 5

Legislator Morton announces local businesses needed for County’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Legislature Declares April Donate Life Month

April 2017 Column - Fair Deal for AFSCME Members

March 2017 Column - Fixing Transit Road

Legislator Morton, Erie County Legislature support resolution repealing SAFE Act Upstate

Legislators approve resolution requesting meeting with ECFSA Board to review $100 million borrowing plan

County Legislature calls on State to increase Transit Road funding

Legislator Morton provides Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce with update on county matters

February 2017 Column - WNY counties unite against Governor’s misdirection on reason for high NYS taxes

January 2017 Column - New Year, New Challenges