Press Releases

Angelino: Committee Meetings Are Meant to be Accessible to The Public

“When I was first elected, I always found it strange how locked down our committee meetings were. I feel that the public inherently has a right to access our meetings. They should be able to see what we do and say when reflecting on legislation that...

Angelino Says Hochul’s Next Steps Should Address Business Climate

“My Minority colleagues and I for years have been speaking out about out-migration and public safety issues, I am glad to see Gov. Hochul shares our concerns. Troublingly, New York has been dead last in business climate rankings for decades. Little...

Angelino Reappointed Ranking Minority Member of Oversight, Analysis and Investigation Committee

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) was reappointed by Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski) as Ranking Minority member on the Committee on Oversight, Analysis, and Investigation. He was also newly appointed to the Veteran’s Affairs, Codes, and Ethics...

Angelino Calls for Accountability Following Comptroller’s Audit of State Labor Department

“According to Comptroller DiNapoli, a whopping $11 billion in fraudulent unemployment payments were doled out to thieves and scammers during the pandemic. The audit clearly demonstrates systematic failures within the state Labor Department, which let...

Angelino, Oberacker, Supervisor Giuda Unveil Memorial Highway Honoring Sp4 Richard F. Walton, Jr.

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), Sen. Peter Oberacker (R,C-Schenevus) and Town of Butternuts Supervisor Bruce Giuda unveiled the newly-named SP4 Richard F. Walton, Jr. Memorial Highway in Gilbertsville. A bill (A.7616) sponsored by Angelino...

Angelino Announces $200 Million Seed Fund Grant for New Small Businesses Impacted by The Covid-19 Pandemic

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is pleased to announce the launch of a $200 million Seed Fund Grant Program, which is targeted at helping small businesses recover after the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides grants to early- stage micro and small...

Angelino Encourages Small Businesses To Apply For Covid Recovery Grant Program

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is urging small businesses to apply for the COVID Small Business Recovery Grant Program. The program has $200 million left out of the overall $800 million allocation. “So many of our small businesses are...

Angelino Bill Renames Bridge to Honor Delaware County Vietnam War Hero Lt. Doane

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) saw his bill (A,9068-B/S.7903-B, Martucci) to honor fallen Lt. Stephen H. Doane in the Town of Walton pass the Legislature unanimously in both houses in the final stretch of session last week. The bill allows...

Angelino: Pass Childhood Nutrition Bill Allowing Whole Milk in Schools In Final Week Of Session

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwhich) is calling on his colleagues across the aisle to pass A.9990, a bill that would allow school districts to purchase whole and 2% milk from New York dairy producers. Federal policy prohibits the sale of whole...

Statement From Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) On The Shooting In Buffalo

“I join with all New Yorkers in feelings of sadness and anger because of the shooting of innocent lives in the grocery store in Buffalo. It was an act of evil fueled by hatred. This senseless and devastating attack has touched so many people. Few words...

Angelino Sponsors Bill To Bring Whole And 2% Milk Back To NY Schools

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is co-sponsoring a bill (A.9990-A) to once again allow whole milk, which is 97 percent fat-free, and 2% milk in school cafeterias. Federal policies implemented about a decade ago asserted that low-fat milk was...

Angelino Calls For Stronger Victims’ Rights At Rally

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) joined crime victim advocates and other legislators to call upon the Legislature to improve the law to protect crime victims and communities. Among the actions they want to see are a further revision of the...

Angelino Presents Mayhood’s Sporting Goods With Its NYS Historic Business Preservation Registry

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) presented the owners of Mayhood’s Sporting Goods with its new New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction from New York Parks, Recreations and Historic Preservation. It was the assemblyman...

Angelino: Hochul’s Budget Spends Too Much, Fails Public Safety and Perpetuates Broken Government

“Gov. Hochul’s more than $200 billion budget only perpetuates the problems we have seen for decades in New York — bloated spending plans negotiated behind closed doors and sweetheart deals for private industry using public funds. This is on top...

Angelino: Assembly Majority Budget “Wish List” Overspends, Poorly Prioritizes

“I find it hard to reconcile that the Assembly Majority wants to add $10 billion in spending when families throughout the state have had to tighten their belts due to excessive inflation and the rising costs of gas and fuel, among other expenses. Their...

Angelino Calls For Increases To Local Road And Bridge Funding

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is calling for significant budget increases to help municipalities maintain and repair local roads, bridges and culverts. The governor is proposing that several important programs such as the Consolidated Local...

Angelino Says Mask Mandate Must Be Lifted On Kids Too

“It is long overdue, but the mask mandate has finally been lifted. Our children, however, who are in critical developmental stages, remain masked. Masks have been detrimental to their learning and social and emotional growth and it should be lifted...

Angelino Introduces Bill To Provide $2.6 Billion In Sales Tax Relief To Counteract Steep Inflation

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) and his Assembly Minority Colleagues today unveiled legislation (A.8481) that would provide inflation relief to consumers throughout New York. With the state having an available budget surplus, the assemblyman...

Angelino Calling For Restoration Of Public Safety In New York Communities

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) joined his Assembly and Senate Minority colleagues in calling for the state to bring back law and order. New York has faced a large crime spike over the past few years, making it a challenge to ensure public...

Statement from Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) on the State of the State Address

“So many New York residents are looking to the state to develop a reasonable action plan to learn to live with the COVID-19 virus so we can finally release the pause button on our lives. We are among the highest in taxes, COVID-19 positivity rates and...