Press Releases

Morinello Event Advisory

On Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) and the American Red Cross willsponsor a community blood drive. Those who wish to participate can do so by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)...

Morinello Seeks Investigation into Leak of JCOPE Letter

Morinello: Unmask Our Children

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) joined his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference to introduce a bill that would prohibit a mask mandate by state agencies for children in educational settings like schools and camps. It would...

Morinello: Lift State of Emergency Declaration

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) joined his colleagues in the Assembly Minority as well as Senate Republicans for a joint press conference calling for the termination of the state disaster emergency declared by Executive Order 202. ...

Morinello: Children Never Needed Masks Before, Why Now?

“The recent mandate in New York state requiring two-year-old children to wear masks in daycare embodies the inconsistencies that have plagued Albany throughout the pandemic. “The governor has consistently said the reopening of the state would...

Morinello: Elected Officials Have a Duty to The People, Not Their Pockets

“As elected officials we have a solemn duty to act ethically and responsibility, in the best interests of the constituents who elected us to our positions. We are nothing more than an extension of our constituents, and our obligation lies in utilizing...

Morinello: Safe Staffing Necessary

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) joined colleagues from both sides of the aisle in support of safe staffing bills which would require minimum safe staffing protocols for nurses in hospitals (A.108) and nursing homes (A.7119). The bills,...

Morinello: Safe Staffing Necessary

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) joined colleagues from both sides of the aisle in support ofsafe staffing bills which would require minimum safe staffing protocols for nurses in hospitals (A.108) and nursing homes (A.7119). The bills,...

Morinello: Ethics Reform Must Be A Priority In New York

As the 2021 New York state gubernatorial election approaches, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) is reinforcing calls for ethics reform in government, specifically the provisions in his legislation A.04478. Morinello’s legislation...

Morinello: Letter to The Editor Regarding Proposed Asphalt Plant in The Town of Niagara

Dear Editor: The proposed Asphalt Plant in the Town of Niagara has been a contentious and controversial project since it came to light recently. The failure of the parties involved to inform the Niagara County Planning Board and thenumerous legal and...

Morinello: The Assembly Minority Conference Holds Press Conference Demanding Justification for Restaurant and Bar Curfew

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined the Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference for a press conference requesting justification for the governor’s arbitrary...

Morinello: Budget Ignores The Needs Of New Yorkers

Before the passage of the 2021-22 budget, New York was facing an estimated $7 billion shortfall. Rather than abandoning its tax-and-spend philosophy, the Majority relied on the federal government to fill the deficit. The federal government sent $28.3...

Morinello Calls for Landlord and Rent Relief

Yesterday, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) joined members of the Senate and Assembly Minority Conferences to call for the state to take action and distribute the approved $1.3 billion in federal funds into the hands of landlords and...

Morinello Tapped for Leadership in Assembly Minority Conference; named Chairman of Assembly Steering Committee, Ranking Member of Codes Committee

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I-Niagara Falls) has been named Chairman of the Assembly Minority Steering Committee and will be continuing in his leadership position as the Ranking Minority Member of the Standing Committee on Codes, his office announced...

Morinello Proposes “Jump-Start NY” Initiative to Aid Recovery of Businesses

Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference today announced their “Jump-Start New York” plan to help reboot the economy. The initiative calls for short-term relief measures as well as a path to...

Morinello Demands Gov. Do the Right Thing with State Budget

“I would like to thank the governor for his leadership during this difficult time, however I would implore him to not use this as a motive to pursue a budget filled with policy that’s harmful to New Yorkers. During these trying times of uncertainty,...

Morinello Delivers Valentine’s Cards to seniors

This Valentine's Day, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) visited the Grand Island Golden Age Center and delivered Valentine’s Day cards, created by local elementary school students, to seniors.
This Valentine's Day, Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) visited the Grand Island Golden Age Center and delivered Valentine’s Day cards, created by local elementary school students, to seniors. Eighteen local schools participated...

Morinello Staff to Hold February Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and Tuesday Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall, and Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wheatfield...

Morinello Kicks off Valentine’s for Seniors Program

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) and 3rd grade students from Niagara Street Elementary School in Niagara Falls show off their valentine cards.
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined 3rd graders from Niagara Street Elementary School to kick of his Second Annual “Valentines for Seniors” program. This year’s program already features 10+ local public and private...

Morinello Elevated to Ranking Minority Member on Codes Committee

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) has been appointed as the Ranking Minority Member for the Assembly’s Standing Committee on Codes for the 2020 Legislative Session. Morinello has an extensive background in the criminal justice...