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12/28/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS LANCASTER SIDE DOOR DELI ON RECENT EXPANSION
12/28/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS OWNER OF ESCENTIAL CARE SPA AND WELLNESS CENTER IN ALDEN FOR RECEIVING 2020 NEXT LEVEL GRANT AWARD
12/23/2020 Legislator Todaro sends letter to banks expressing concern with predatory practices around the holidays
12/23/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO JOINS EAST AURORA SENIOR CENTER IN HANDING OUT MEALS AND MASKS TO LOCAL SENIOR CITIZENS
12/23/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO JOINS SAVE A LOT OWNERS IN DONATING 100 FROZEN TURKEYS TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES
12/18/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS HONORS THE CHESTNUT RIDGE CONSERVANCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS AS ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATURE’S CITIZENS OF THE MONTH
12/18/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS HOLDS TOWN OF EVANS AND EDEN VIRTUAL OUTREACHES FOR HELP WITH HEAP APPLICATION PROCESS
12/08/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS NEW RACHEL’S MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ON TRANSIT ROAD IN LANCASTER/DEPEW/CHEEKTOWAGA
12/07/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS P.U.N.T. FOUNDATION’S GWEN MYSIAK AS ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATURE’S CITIZEN OF THE MONTH
12/04/2020 Legislators Lorigo, Rath, Todaro, and Mills introduce law to cap fees food delivery services charge local restaurants
12/04/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH HOLDING AMHERST, CLARENCE AND AKRON-NEWSTEAD VIRTUAL OUTREACH FOR HELP WITH HEAP APPLICATION PROCESS
12/04/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS DARK FOREST CHOCOLATE MAKERS FOR RECEIVING NATIONAL RECOGNITION
12/02/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO HONORS GIRL SCOUTS TROOP 30711 AS ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATURE’S CITIZENS OF THE MONTH
12/01/2020 Legislators Lorigo, Rath, Todaro, and Mills Budget Proposal Eliminates Property Tax Increase
11/30/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS TOUCHING HEARTS AT HOME HOME CARE SERVICE PROVIDER
11/25/2020 LEGISLATORS RATH AND TODARO DONATE TURKEYS TO ROCK OUT HUNGER DRIVE ON BEHALF OF MINORITY CAUCUS
11/23/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH HOLDS VIRTUAL OUTREACH FOR HELP WITH HEAP APPLICATION PROCESS
11/23/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO DESIGNATES OCTOBER 2020 AS POLISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH IN ERIE COUNTY
11/23/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS EAGLE SCOUT BEN KLOSTERMANN FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
11/20/2020 Legislator Lorigo urges Erie County administration to offer greater support to school districts dealing with COVID-19 testing guidelines
11/19/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS ADVANCED CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY OF WNY IN ALDEN
11/19/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO CELEBRATES LAPALOMA PIZZERIA’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY
11/16/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS BEDNASZ FAMILY ON 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
11/16/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO CELEBRATES TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF BRENDA BABE BRIDAL IN EAST AURORA
11/13/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS JOE BASIL CHEVROLET FOR THEIR SERVICE TO VETERANS
11/13/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS LOCAL INDEPENDENT BUSINESS CONSULTANT LARRY MIETUS
11/13/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS WESTERN NEW YORK DEVELOPER ROCCO TERMINI
11/13/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS HONORS TOWN OF ORCHARD PARK SUPERVISOR, DR. PAT KEEM, ON RETIREMENT
11/12/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS ST. MARY’S HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER FOR SUCCESSFUL CAREER AND RETIREMENT
11/10/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS ANNOUNCES MORTGAGE/RENT RELIEF AND CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE FUNDS STILL AVAILABLE TO THOSE IN NEED
11/09/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO ANNOUNCES MORTGAGE/RENT RELIEF AND CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE FUNDS STILL AVAILABLE TO THOSE IN NEED
11/09/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH ANNOUNCES MORTGAGE/RENT RELIEF AND CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE FUNDS STILL AVAILABLE TO THOSE IN NEED
11/09/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO ANNOUNCES MORTGAGE/RENT RELIEF AND CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE FUNDS STILL AVAILABLE TO THOSE IN NEED
11/09/2020 Legislator Todaro secures masks for auto body students to continue in-person classes
11/06/2020 Legislator Lorigo announces capital project grant for Rural Outreach Center
11/06/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS HOLDS CONCORD OUTREACH FOR HELP WITH HEAP APPLICATION PROCESS
11/06/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH HOLDING AKRON OUTREACH FOR HELP WITH HEAP APPLICATION PROCESS
11/05/2020 Legislators Lorigo, Rath, Todaro, and Mills urge Erie County Health Department to release information on COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes
11/05/2020 Lorigo, Rath, Todaro, and Mills resolution urging Erie County Health Department to release information on COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes passes Legislature
11/04/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NATALIA SURDEJ
11/04/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO TOURS STITCH BUFFALO
10/29/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH HOSTS SUCCESSFUL FOOD DRIVE TO BENEFIT FEEDMORE WNY
10/28/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH HONORS AU NATUREL BOUTIQUE IN WILLIAMSVILLE
10/28/2020 LEGISLATORS RATH AND TODARO HONOR MRS. HAMILTON’S CLASSROOM AT NATIVITY OF MARY SCHOOL
10/28/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO HONORS TWO PROMINENT MEMBERS OF THE ITALIAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY
10/27/2020 Legislator Todaro delivers Halloween candy donated by Dave’s Christmas Wonderland
10/26/2020 Legislator Mills Honors Springville Chamber of Commerce Award Winners
10/26/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS HONORS FOUNDER OF EDEN FARMERS MARKET
10/23/2020 Legislator Mills’ resolution requesting accountability report on Back to Business program passes Legislature
10/22/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO RECOGNIZES 42 NORTH’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY
10/22/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO CELEBRATES DEPEW SMALL BUSINESS
10/22/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS CONGRATULATES MANGIA RISTORANTE IN ORCHARD PARK
10/19/2020 LEGISLATOR LORIGO HONORS PLANT SHACK IN EAST AURORA
10/19/2020 LEGISLATOR RATH HONORS THE CHEESY CHICK
10/19/2020 LEGISLATOR MILLS HONORS GOWANDA AMBULANCE SERVICE
10/15/2020 Legislator Lorigo urges Governor to re-open theaters in Erie County and New York State
10/14/2020 Legislator Todaro encourages small businesses to apply for Erie County business relief grants
10/14/2020 Legislator Rath encourages small businesses to apply for Erie County business relief grants
10/14/2020 Legislator Mills encourages small businesses to apply for Erie County business relief grants
10/13/2020 Statement from Minority Caucus on County Executive’s Back to Business program
10/08/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO RECOGNIZES NEW MADE IN AMERICA STORE IN DEPEW
10/08/2020 Majority Caucus blocks proposal to help Erie County restaurants
10/07/2020 LEGISLATOR TODARO RECOGNIZES MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEERS
10/05/2020 Legislator Rath hosting food drive to benefit FeedMore Western New York
10/05/2020 Legislator Rath introduces resolution in support of expanding rural internet access
10/02/2020 Legislator Todaro presents proclamations during Small Business Week
09/30/2020 Legislator Lorigo recognizes Vidler’s 5 & 10 for its 90th anniversary during Small Business Week
09/24/2020 Legislator Todaro appointed to Legislature’s new Small Business Committee
09/24/2020 Legislator Rath recognizes Great Pumpkin Farm in celebration of 25th Anniversary
09/24/2020 Legislator Todaro introduces resolution in support of WNY farms
09/24/2020 Legislator Rath introduces resolution in support of WNY farms
09/24/2020 Legislator Mills appointed to Legislature’s new Small Business Committee
09/24/2020 Legislator Mills introduces resolution in support of WNY farms
09/23/2020 Legislator Mills recognizes First Line Brewing in Orchard Park
09/18/2020 Legislator Mills proposes using CARES Act funds to help extend outdoor dining in colder weather
09/18/2020 Legislator Todaro proposes using CARES Act funds to help extend outdoor dining in colder weather
09/18/2020 Legislator Rath proposes using CARES Act funds to help extend outdoor dining in colder weather
09/18/2020 Legislators propose using CARES Act funds to help extend outdoor dining in colder weather
09/18/2020 Legislature to recognize September 26 as Hunting and Fishing Day in Erie County
09/16/2020 Legislator Rath recognizes Hillery Dennies for raising awareness of health issues affecting 9/11 first responders
09/03/2020 Legislators propose $22 million relief plan for small businesses in Erie County
08/27/2020 Legislator Lorigo tours Kids Escaping Drugs West Seneca campus
08/26/2020 Legislator Todaro attends Depew Community Action Team meeting
08/19/2020 Legislator Mills congratulates retiring Town of Eden Police Officers
08/18/2020 Legislator Todaro congratulates 3 Dog Barber owner Kevin Krauss
08/18/2020 Legislator Rath recognizes ‘Buffalo’s Best Batman’ William Lorenz Jr.
08/17/2020 Legislator Todaro visits Foster Love Closet in Alden
08/14/2020 Legislator Lorigo continues annual road tour in the Town of West Seneca
08/04/2020 Legislators Lorigo, Rath, Todaro, and Mills seek to expand small business protection amidst Covid-19 closures
08/04/2020 Legislator Lorigo seeks to expand small business protection amidst Covid-19 closures
08/04/2020 Legislator Mills seeks to expand small business protection amidst Covid-19 closures
08/04/2020 Legislator Todaro seeks to expand small business protection amidst Covid-19 closures
08/04/2020 Legislator Rath seeks to expand small business protection amidst Covid-19 closures
07/31/2020 Legislator Lorigo secures funding for summer youth programs
07/28/2020 Legislator Todaro supports resolution opposing Cuomo mandate forcing bars and restaurants to sell food with alcohol purchase
07/28/2020 Legislator Lorigo tours damaged county roads throughout the Town of Wales
07/28/2020 Legislator Mills supports resolution opposing Cuomo mandate forcing bars and restaurants to sell food with alcohol purchase
07/27/2020 Legislator Lorigo announces agreement to expand Hunters Creek Park in East Aurora
07/27/2020 Legislator Rath supports resolution opposing Cuomo mandate forcing bars and restaurants to sell food with alcohol purchase
07/23/2020 Lorigo resolution opposing Cuomo mandate forcing bars and restaurants to sell food with alcohol purchase passes Legislature
07/22/2020 Legislator Lorigo honors Holland residents Anita and Michael Sheehan for nationally-recognized community garden
07/22/2020 Legislator Todaro joins 914th Air Refueling Wing flag presentation thanking Depew community for donations
07/21/2020 Legislator Todaro opposes Cuomo decision to withhold funding from municipalities across NYS, including Buffalo and Lackawanna
07/21/2020 Legislator Lorigo opposes Cuomo decision to withhold funding from municipalities across NYS, including Buffalo and Lackawanna
07/21/2020 Legislator Rath opposes Cuomo decision to withhold funding from municipalities across NYS, including Buffalo and Lackawanna
07/21/2020 Legislator Mills opposes Cuomo decision to withhold funding from municipalities across NYS, including Buffalo and Lackawanna
07/21/2020 Legislator Lorigo tours Erie County roads throughout the Town of Aurora to advocate for repairs
07/21/2020 Legislator Rath recognizes BFLO Store owner Nathan Mroz on ‘716 Day’
07/17/2020 Legislator Lorigo joins town, county representatives to tour Marilla roads and advocate for repairs
07/16/2020 Legislator Rath congratulates Relevé Dance Company during Clarence Chamber of Commerce grand opening
07/16/2020 Legislator Lorigo helps secure new vehicles for the Town of West Seneca Highway Department
07/13/2020 Legislator Todaro congratulates Pink Cow Ice Cream Shop on celebrating 10th anniversary
07/13/2020 Legislator Rath delivers masks to community organizations
07/02/2020 Legislator Rath recognizes Greg’s U-Pick Farm owner Greg Spoth as Erie County Legislature’s June Citizen of the Month
06/25/2020 Legislator Todaro joins state and local elected officials for West Main Street project groundbreaking in the Village of Lancaster
06/15/2020 Legislator Mills announces Southtowns household hazardous waste collection
06/11/2020 Lorigo proposals to expand patio dining and permanently allow takeout alcohol sales throughout Erie County pass unanimously
06/11/2020 Legislator Lorigo launches petition in support of permanently allowing takeout alcohol sales at Erie County bars and restaurants
06/02/2020 Legislator Todaro partnering with Lancaster Chamber of Commerce to provide masks to businesses
06/01/2020 Legislator Todaro encourages county, state, and local officials to address semi-truck traffic on residential streets throughout Lancaster
05/27/2020 Legislator Todaro calls for investigation into NYS Unemployment
05/27/2020 Legislator Rath calls for independent investigation into New York State’s response to COVID-19 at nursing homes
05/27/2020 Legislator Mills delivers masks to community organizations in need
05/27/2020 Legislator Todaro unveils new 2020 signs to congratulate seniors
05/21/2020 Legislator Todaro delivers 3,000 masks to facilities in need throughout community
05/19/2020 Legislator Todaro partnering with ConnectLife to host upcoming blood drive
05/19/2020 Legislator Rath partnering with ConnectLife to host upcoming blood drive
05/18/2020 Legislator Todaro encourages churches, residents to participate in ‘Ring for Remembrance’ honoring veterans on Memorial Day
05/18/2020 Legislator Lorigo partnering with ConnectLife to host upcoming blood drive
05/15/2020 Legislator Mills introduces resolution requesting Erie County Legislature resume in-person meetings while practicing social distancing
05/12/2020 Legislator Todaro announces contact-free food drive to benefit FeedMore Western New York
05/12/2020 Legislator Mills announces contact-free food drive to benefit FeedMore Western New York
05/12/2020 Legislator Lorigo announces contact-free food drive to benefit FeedMore Western New York
05/12/2020 Legislator Rath announces contact-free food drive to benefit FeedMore Western New York
05/11/2020 Legislature unanimously supports Rath, Todaro, and Mills resolution requesting New York re-opening advisory board report findings to Legislature
05/11/2020 Legislator Todaro, friends, and family members gather in remembrance of Jose Rivera
05/08/2020 Legislator Todaro resolution in support of buying American goods and services passes Legislature with unanimous support
05/08/2020 Legislator Mills secures funding for Eden North Collins food pantry
05/07/2020 Legislator Lorigo resolution requests county administration publicly report number of active and recovered COVID-19 cases
05/07/2020 Legislator Rath joins ‘Lifting Spirts Parade’ to thank healthcare workers and wish Brothers of Mercy resident a happy 101st birthday
05/01/2020 Legislators encourage using new ‘Erie Grown’ website to connect public with locally grown farm products
04/17/2020 Legislator Todaro and Depew Village Trustee Audrey Hamernik deliver Easter baskets to children throughout the village
04/06/2020 Legislator Lorigo sponsoring Emergency Blood Drive in West Seneca
04/06/2020 Legislator Todaro sponsoring Emergency Blood Drive in Williamsville and West Seneca
04/06/2020 Legislator Rath sponsoring Emergency Blood Drive in Williamsville
03/26/2020 Legislator Rath delivers masks to Weinberg Campus, Brothers of Mercy following donation from Volland Electric
03/13/2020 Legislator Lorigo announces 2nd annual ‘Toiletries for Veterans’ drive
03/13/2020 Legislator Rath congratulates Clarence Volunteer Firefighter Edward Lewis on 45 years of service
03/11/2020 Legislator Todaro holding upcoming community office outreach at Cheektowaga Senior Center
03/11/2020 Legislators Lorigo and Todaro introduce resolution supporting state legislation that would ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals
03/11/2020 Legislator Rath presents proclamation recognizing March as ‘Agriculture Month’ in Erie County
03/11/2020 Erie County Legislature urges Governor Cuomo to restore public library funding
03/10/2020 Legislator Lorigo hosting ‘Happy Hour’ district outreach at 42North Brewing in East Aurora
03/06/2020 Legislator Mills introduces resolution opposing Governor Cuomo’s 30-day budget amendment to accelerate renewable energy projects by bypassing local municipal input
03/05/2020 Legislator Lorigo introduces resolution directing Erie County Executive and Department of Health to release all relevant information regarding Coronavirus and the number of county residents under quarantine
03/05/2020 Legislature directs County Executive to release all relevant information regarding Coronavirus
03/03/2020 Legislator Todaro congratulates Lancaster High School music teacher Lynne Ruda on being named a finalist for 2020 Grammy Music Educator Award
03/03/2020 Legislator Todaro presents proclamation congratulating OK Bike Shop on 50 years in business and remembering owner Gerald “Red” Owens
03/03/2020 Legislator Lorigo participates in ‘Read across America Day’ at Allendale Elementary School in West Seneca
02/25/2020 Legislature unanimously passes Minority Caucus resolution in support of protecting first responders from having their information shared under new criminal justice reforms
02/24/2020 Legislator Mills presents proclamation ahead of World Lymphedema Day March 6
02/24/2020 Legislator Mills, local schools participate in annual ‘Valentines for Veterans’ program
02/24/2020 Legislator Todaro welcomes DB Hearing Center, Six Friends Cabernet to local business community
02/20/2020 Legislator Rath, local schools participate in annual ‘Valentines for Veterans’ program
02/20/2020 Legislator Lorigo announces construction to begin on East and West Road in West Seneca
02/20/2020 Legislature unanimously passes resolution urging county administration to begin enforcing Ruthie’s Law and levy fines against non-compliant nursing homes
02/18/2020 Legislator Todaro, local schools participate in annual ‘Valentines for Veterans’ program
02/18/2020 Legislator Lorigo, local schools participate in annual ‘Valentines for Seniors’ program
02/12/2020 Legislator Todaro presents proclamation in celebration of Ola ‘Beezee’ Benzee’s 106th birthday
02/12/2020 Legislator Frank Todaro February Column: Repeal the 'Green Light Law'
02/10/2020 Legislator Rath opposes Governor’s elimination of Video Lottery Terminal State Aid to municipalities
02/10/2020 Legislator Lorigo requests Convention Center study details ahead of Legislature discussion Thursday
02/10/2020 Legislator Rath congratulates Erie County Agricultural Society on 10th anniversary of WNY Farm Show
02/06/2020 Legislators ramp up criticism of Green Light law following homeland security’s decision to suspend enrollment in trusted traveler programs
02/04/2020 Legislator Lorigo tours Explore and More Children’s Museum
01/30/2020 Legislator Mills announces Summer Primetime funding available for qualified applicants
01/30/2020 Legislators Lorigo, Mills, Rath, and Todaro introduce resolution opposing New York State Fair and Erie County Fair overlap
01/29/2020 Legislator Todaro announces Summer Primetime funding available for qualified applicants
01/29/2020 Legislator Rath announces Summer Primetime funding available for qualified applicants
01/28/2020 Legislator Lorigo announces Summer Primetime funding available for qualified applicants
01/27/2020 Legislator Rath judges Akron High School business students’ ‘Shark Tank’ presentations
01/24/2020 Legislator Todaro congratulates Cheektowaga Police Chief David Zack on his retirement
01/10/2020 Legislator Todaro reads to children at Julia Boyer Reinstein Library in Cheektowaga
01/07/2020 Frank Todaro sworn in as Erie County Legislator
01/06/2020 Legislator Lorigo secures funding for community organizations as part of Erie County’s 2020 budget
01/02/2020 Legislator Lorigo unanimously approved as 2020 Erie County Legislature Minority Leader

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