Press Releases - 2018


Legislator Lorigo secures funding for number of community organizations in 2019 budget

Legislature passes resolution in opposition to pay raises for state elected officials

Legislature passes resolution in favor of amending New York Public Authorities Law to exclude ‘golden parachute’ contracts at Erie County Water Authority

Legislators pass resolution in opposition to removing the tip credit for tipped food service employees

Minority Caucus introduces resolution opposing proposed law subjecting gun permit applicants to a social media and internet history search

Legislator Lorigo joins Sheriff’s Deputy for road patrol ride-along

Legislator Lorigo announces upcoming HEAP Outreaches

Erie County Legislature Minority Caucus donates 40 turkeys to annual ‘Rock out Hunger’ campaign

November Column: 2019 Erie County Budget

Legislator Lorigo tours businesses throughout East Aurora

Legislator Lorigo to honor Gary Schutrum as Legislature’s Citizen of the Month

Legislature honors Polish American Congress WNY Division

Legislator Lorigo tours new farm in East Aurora

Legislature passes resolution urging Governor Cuomo to sign the Rural and Agricultural Jobs Act

Erie County accepts federal grant to help fight opioid epidemic

Legislator Lorigo attends ‘tiny house’ unveiling for Boys and Girls Clubs of East Aurora and Holland

Resolution calling on Chairman Savage to remove ECWA Commissioner Schad passes Legislature

Legislator Lorigo attends public information meeting on East and West Road repairs

Legislature observes ‘National Bullying Prevention Month’

Legislature observes ‘National Bullying Prevention Month’

Legislator Lorigo’s initiative to invest in private sector opioid response sees success

Legislators volunteer at Food Bank of WNY in conjunction with “Hunger Action Month” in Erie County

Legislator Lorigo recognizes East Aurora Chamber of Commerce Award Recipients

Legislature observes ‘Tribute Day’ for the Erie County Retired Seniors Volunteer Program

Legislature recognizes ‘Sheriff’s Week’ in Erie County

Legislators renew push to fire ECWA Commissioner Jerome Schad

Legislator Lorigo visits East Aurora Senior Center

Legislator Lorigo joins Rusty Nickel Brewing Company to introduce resolution in opposition to state law that would hurt local craft brewing and alcohol industry

August Column: Legislative Update

Legislator Lorigo announces upcoming road and infrastructure improvements

Legislator Lorigo announces Bullis Road repairs

Legislature approves leasing agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management

Additional road repairs expected throughout the Town of Elma

Legislator Lorigo tours Holland roads with town officials

Resolution calling for ECWA Commissioner Jerome Schad to resign passes Legislature

Lorigo joins Elma Town Supervisor for tour of damaged roads

Minority Leader Joe Lorigo and Legislator Tom Loughran call on ECWA Commissioner Jerome Schad to resign

Legislature designates June 15th as ‘Elder Abuse Awareness Day’ in Erie County

Statement from Erie County Minority Leader Lorigo and Legislator Loughran Regarding Authorities Budget Office Review of Erie County Water Authority

Legislator Lorigo secures Summer Primetime funding for local youth programs

Amended Erie County Tax Act sent to committee following opposition from Minority Caucus and Town Supervisors

Legislator Lorigo secures Summer Primetime funding for local youth programs

Legislature recognizes ‘Emergency Medical Services Week’ in Erie County  

Legislature unanimously approves agreement to increase pay for CPS workers

Legislature hires firm to conduct independent investigation into Department of Social Services

Legislator Lorigo delivers flowers to West Seneca seniors for Mother’s Day

May Column: Legislature Oversight

Legislature declares May ‘Lyme Disease Awareness Month’ in Erie County

Lorigo teaches West Seneca students through Junior Achievement program

Minority Leader Lorigo seeks applicants for county Ethics Board

Legislators oppose Cuomo’s use of executive order to grant parolees the right to vote

Legislator Lorigo assesses road damage with East Aurora mayor

Legislature supports effort to improve school safety through School Resource Officers

Legislator Lorigo announces list of 2018 road repairs throughout the District

Minority Leader requests County Executive temporarily withdraw appointment of Social Services Commissioner until special counsel’s investigation is complete

Legislator Lorigo issues proclamation in celebration of Aurora, Holland and Wales Bicentennial

Legislators recognize April as ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ in Erie County

Legislature approves funding to add DMV positions, decrease long lines

Resolution to prevent cash payouts to employees who resign over personal misconduct passes Legislature with broad support  

Legislators announce resolution to prevent cash payouts to employees who resign over personal misconduct

Lorigo responds to county officials’ attempt to withhold public information regarding Convention Center study

Legislators propose transfer of surplus funds to fix county roads

Minority Caucus urges County Executive to meet with Child Protective Services to address ongoing concerns

March Column: Erie County Special Investigative Counsel

Minority Leader Lorigo’s resolution calling for special counsel to investigate accusations made against Erie County approved by Legislature

Erie County Legislature Minority Caucus makes a pitch to bring ‘GiftAMeal’ services to Buffalo

Minority Caucus Erie County Legislators announce resolution opposing proposed statewide plastic bag ban 

Legislature unanimously approves Lorigo Ethics Law

Legislators Rath and Lorigo present Gates Vascular Institute with proclamation for American Heart Month

February Column: Time for Erie County to pass new ethics law

Legislature approves resolution asking state to extend historic tax credit

Legislator Lorigo Helps Students Make Cards for 8th Annual Valentines for Veterans Program

Erie County Legislature Asks State to Increase Funding Sources to Organizations that Provide Emergency Services

Lorigo Donates $370 to P.U.N.T Foundation After Super Bowl for #AGOODGAME Campaign

Lorigo Pledges Super Bowl Donation for #AGOODGAME Campaign

Lorigo Announces Community Block Grant Awards for West Seneca, Elma & Marilla

Lorigo Asks Apple to Consider Western New York for Second Campus

Legislator Lorigo Named Minority Leader

Kearns and Lorigo to Hold Pistol Permit Recertification Outreaches in West Seneca & East Aurora


Legislator Lorigo

Phone: (716) 858-8922
Fax: (716) 858-8818

Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo - District 10
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202