Joseph Errigo was elected to the New York State Assembly on November 8, 2016. His district includes parts of Monroe, Livingston and Steuben counties. He also served in the New York State Assembly (130th District) from 2001-2010. Joseph will fight for increased state aid for farmers, a repeal of the SAFE Act, an end to the Common Core Standards and improved access to health care for seniors. He will also work to reduce unnecessary regulations and end corruption in Albany. His experiences as the owner of Tiro Reporting Service and Errigo Sand and Gravel allow him to understand the difficulties small business owners face. He has also worked as a court reporter for the Supreme/County/Family/Surrogate Courts in New York State, as a partner for Midtown Reporting Inc., as a draftsman for the New York State Department of Transportation and was honorably discharged from the Marine Corp Reserves. He has been advised legislators, judges and town supervisors on important public policy matters. In 1999, then-Gov. George Pataki nominated Joseph to the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority as the Livingston County Commissioner. Joseph was a member of East House and Rotary and has served on the Judicial Screening Committee of Livingston County. During his first stint in the Assembly, Joseph was appointed by former Minority Leader John Faso to serve as the Ranking Minority Member on the Assembly’s Children and Families Committee. There, he was able to work on legislation that directly impacts the lives of New York’s youth and help create laws that enhance the juvenile justice system and delinquency prevention programs. A Rochester native, Joseph graduated from Aquinas Institute in 1956. He lives in Conesus with his wife, Kathy, has three children, Sam, Mary Ellen and Joe and has six grandchildren.