Press Releases

Morinello Supports Volunteer Firefighter Tax Exemption At Albany Press Conference

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Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I-Ref-Niagara Falls) attended a press conference in Albany today unveiling a bill (A.7655) to make volunteer firefighters and EMS volunteers exempt from paying state income taxes. There are around 100,000 volunteer...

Morinello Opposes Anti-Farmer Legislation Proposed By Assembly Majority

***Editor’s Note: Letter Attached*** Yesterday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) signed a letter opposing a farm labor bill (A.2750) proposed by the Assembly Majority. Referred to as the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act,...

Morinello Urges Public to Attend Informational Cashless Tolls Event

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) is pleased to announce the Thruway Authority will host an informational consumer outreach event on cashless tolling installation in the Western New York Region on Wednesday, May 15. The event will...

Capitol On ‘West Point Day’

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Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I-Ref-Niagara Falls) spoke during session to thank cadets from West Point who visited the Capitol for ‘West Point Day.’ Each year the State Legislature honors the premier military academy in New York...

Morinello Staff to Hold May Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, May 7 and Tuesday May 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall, and Wednesday, May 8, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wheatfield...

Morinello To Sponsor Red Cross Blood Drive In Lewiston

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, May 2 between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Lewiston Fire Co. No. 1 at 145 No. 6th Street in Lewiston. This event will be hosted by the American Red Cross and...

Morinello Applauds Order to Pay For Gold Star Families College Tuition

“The governor’s announcement today shows the work our conference has done over the past week has paid off. This bill will go to great lengths to help give back to families who lost loved ones in the line of duty defending our country. Nothing...

The Assembly Minority Released a Petition To Provide Free Tuition To Gold Star Families

“I’m pleased to announce our conference has released a petition calling on the Legislature to pass a bill that would provide free college tuition to Gold Star families. Since our bill was voted down in committee last week, an outcry of support...

Morinello Encouraged By Gov Cuomo’s Support Of Bill Supporting Gold Star Families

“Since this bill was voted down in committee on Tuesday, outrage has been the collective response by many New Yorkers, including Gov. Cuomo. Yesterday, the governor announced he would support free college for Gold Star children, a major win for supporters...

Morinello Supports Bill Providing Free College To Families of Deceased Military Personnel

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) supported a bill (A.2991) to provide free college tuition to family members of New York state military personnel who lost their lives performing their military duties. Eligibility for assistance...

Morinello Calls On Majority to Pass Critical Ethics Legislation

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) is calling on the Assembly Majority to advance the Public Officers Accountability Act (A.3945) to the floor for a vote. This legislation would enact various ethics-related reforms to restore...

Morinello Co-Sponsors Bill Restricting Robocalls In New York State

This week, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) co-sponsored a bill (A.675) limiting robocalls to residents in New York state and requiring telephone service providers to offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers....

Morinello: ‘Budget a Lackluster Effort to Improve Life in New York’

“It’s a relief that an agreement has been reached, but the 2019-20 budget was a lackluster effort to improve the lives for New Yorkers. I was encouraged by the inclusion of funding for our direct-care workers, the Consolidated Local Street and...

Morinello Joins Colleagues In Direct-Care Funding Rally

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joins Assembly colleagues at a direct-care rally in Albany.
Editor’s Note: Click Here to view Assemblyman Morinello’s interview. Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined his Assembly colleagues and direct-care workers at an Albany rally calling for the inclusion of increased...

Morinello Calls for $150,000 to Fund ‘American Legion’ In State Budget

This week, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference in signing a letter to the governor and legislative leaders requesting $150,000 be allocated to the American Legion Boys State program...

Morinello Announces Italian-American Scholarship Opportunities

 Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) announced that the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will once again be offering four scholarship opportunities, two academic and two athletic, at this year’s Italian-American...

Morinello: ‘New York’s Spending Problem far From Over’

“The Assembly Majority’s one-house budget makes it clear New York’s spending problem is far from over. Their proposal blew through our state’s spending cap and piled on an additional $5.7 billion in new taxes, a devastating blow to...

Morinello Joins Road Workers For CHIPS Rally

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) stands alongside road workers at CHIPS rally in the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 6.
Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined New York highway employees calling on the governor and the Legislature to include much-needed budgetary funding to help repair damaged roads and highways across the state. The Consolidated...

Morinello Staff to Hold March Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall, and Wednesday, March 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at...

Morinello Attends Albany Press Conference Outlining Conference Budget Priorities

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls)  joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference at a press conference announcing their 2019/20 budget priorities. Members...