Press Releases

Morinello: Amazon’s Decision is Discouraging for New York State

“It’s discouraging that even $3 billion in state incentives can’t lure in one of the largest businesses in the world to New York state.  Amazon’s decision is the result of our poor business climate, high taxes and struggling economy,...

Morinello Calls To Restore Funding For The Disabled Community

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Today, Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined Assemblywoman Melissa Miller (R,C,Ref-Atlantic Beach), Angela’s House Founder Bob Policastro, Douglas King, a disability rights advocate, and fellow legislators at a hold a press conference...

Morinello Receives ‘Guardian Of Small Business’ Award

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Last week, the Small Business Council presented Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) the Guardian of Small Business Award for his consistent advocacy for small businesses in New York State. This prestigious award is presented to legislators...

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, February 5 and Tuesday, February 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall, and Wednesday, February 20, from 1 p.m. to 3...

Morinello Deems New Gun Legislation An Infringement on Second Amendment Rights

“Today, upstate New Yorkers are once again being penalized as the Assembly passed legislation which will further infringe on our Second Amendment rights. Most gun owners in my district own firearms for hunting purposes or as a means to defend and...

Morinello Attends Transporation Press Conference Calling For Increased Infrastructure Funding

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Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) and Assemblymen Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac), co-chairmen of the Assembly Minority Task...

Morinello Looks To Real Issues As The Assembly Majority Reward Illegal Immigration

“Yesterday, Albany waste was at an all-time high as the Assembly convened to pass the DREAM Act, making illegal alien’s eligible for taxpayer funded college tuition assistance in New York State,” said Morinello. “In 2017, the average...

Morinello Attends Rally For Tipped Workers In Albany

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello with fellow legislators and tipped workers.
Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) attended a rally with the Restaurant Workers of American (RWA) and tipped-wage workers from New York State to voice their concerns surrounding the governor’s proposal to remove tipped-wages...

Morinello Hopes To Cut Spending, Make Life More Affordable For New Yorkers In 2019

“Gov. Cuomo’s 2019 State of the State Address set the stage for a busy and eventful Legislative Session, but I’m concerned New York’s spending problem will be amplified if these proposals are introduced. We’re living in a tough...

Morinello To Join Senator Ortt And Niagara County Clerk To Host Second Amendment Event

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will join Sen. Robert Ortt and Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski on Saturday, January 26, to host an informational event on the Second Amendment. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1...

Morinello Aims For Bi-Partisan Legislation To Kick Off 2019 Session

Editor’s Note: Click Here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slXimCs3zKc&feature=youtu.be) to view Assemblyman Morinello’s interview. “As we kick off the 2019 Legislative Session, I’m eager to get to work and pass meaningful legislation...

Morinello Announces 2019 Committee Assignments

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) announced that he has been re-appointed as the ranking Minority member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Morinello will also sit on the Codes, Economic Development, Labor and Tourism,...

Morinello Staff to Hold January Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wheatfield Community/Senior Center and Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island...

Morinello Staff to Hold December Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Dec. 4 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall and Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the...

Morinello Staff to Hold November Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Wednesday, November 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wheatfield Community/Senior Center and Tuesday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the...

Morinello To Sponsor Red Cross Blood Drive In Lewiston

On Thursday, August 30, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will sponsor a blood drive between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Lewiston Fire Hall Co. No. 1 at 145 No. 6th Street in Lewiston. The drive is part of the American Red Cross’s...

Morinello Staff to Hold August Mobile Office Hours

WHO: Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello's (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) Staff WHEN: Tuesday, August 7 and Tuesday, August 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Grand Island Town Hall2255 Baseline Rd, Grand Island Wednesday,...

Morinello Advises Caution In Implementing Sports Betting In New York

“This year, I’ve been encouraged by the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to decide whether they will allow sports betting, but I believe it’s a decision that shouldn’t come without an extensive analysis. This opportunity could potentially...

Morinello Staff to Hold July Mobile Office Hours

The staff of Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grand Island Town Hall and Wednesday, July 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wheatfield...

Morinello to Hold Free Alzheimer’s Awareness Event on Grand Island

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) and Sen. Chris Jacobs will offer a free one-hour Alzheimer’s Awareness event on Wednesday, June 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Golden Age Center at 3278 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072....