Press Releases

Morinello to Host Car Seat Safety Check

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) is pleased to announce that his office, in coordination with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office of Traffic Safety, the Town of Niagara Police Dept. and the Town of Lewiston Police Dept. will...

Morinello Helps Bring New Craft Brewery to Wheatfield

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) received word that a new craft brewery will be constructed in the Town of Wheatfield’s Summit Park Mall complex. Thanks to a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Big Thunder Brewing...

Morinello Pushes For Term Limits in Final Days of Session

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Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined his Assembly Minority colleagues in presenting a package of ethics reforms, which will focus on creating greater transparency within state government. The package includes legislation...

Morinello Welcomes Winners of 2017 Italian-American Scholarship Awards

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Yesterday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined his colleagues in welcoming the three students who were awarded the New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators’ academic and athletic scholarships. The scholarships...

Morinello to Sponsor American Red Cross Blood Drive in Lewiston

Assemblyman Angelo Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) today announced he will sponsor a blood drive, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, in Lewiston on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The event will be held at the Red Brick School, located at 145 N....

Morinello Appointed To NYS Assembly Subcommittee on Women Veterans

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) was appointed to the New York State Assembly’s Subcommittee on Women Veterans. The subcommittee focuses on the distinct challenges and experiences our women veterans experience after leaving...

Morinello Joins Colleagues to Combat Heroin Epidemic

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) is joining forces with his colleagues in the Legislature to address the heroin and opioid epidemic that has run rampant across New York State. This week, Morinello signed on to cosponsor two Assembly...

Dear Editor, “Tax Freedom Day”

Dear Editor, Thursday, May 11 marks Tax Freedom Day in the state of New York. Tax Freedom Day is the date on which our state as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. Unfortunately, this ranks third from last in...

Morinello Supports New York’s Volunteer Firefighters

This weekend, the spotlight will be on volunteer fire services across New York State as residents celebrate Recruit NY, and recognize the enormous importance of volunteer firefighters to the communities they service. The events of this upcoming weekend...

Morinello Celebrates Ransomville Church’s Anniversary

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Last weekend, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined his colleague, Assemblyman Mike Norris (R,I-Lockport) to congratulate Immaculate Conception Church on its 125 years of service to the Ransomville community. “I want to...

Morinello Takes the Good with the Bad

“After weeks of stagnation and disagreement, I can finally say my first budget process is complete. While I take no joy in the way this process has played out, I am pleased to have delivered on some vital issues for the residents of my district. The...

Morinello Celebrates Donate Life Month

This week, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined his Assembly colleagues in celebrating National Donate Life Month. Morinello also joined his colleagues in signing a Legislative Resolution on Tuesday to raise awareness of organ...

Morinello Refocuses Fight against Government Corruption

After passing pension forfeiture legislation in January, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) aims to refocus the conversation around what he’s calling “the most crippling problem facing New York State” - ethics reform. This...

Morinello Joins Colleagues in Direct-Care Funding Rally

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On Tuesday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined the governor and his Assembly colleagues to rally for the inclusion of increased funding in the 2017-2018 New York State Budget for the state’s direct-care workers. The Assembly...

Morinello Refocuses Fight against Government Corruption

After passing pension forfeiture legislation in January, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) aims to refocus the conversation around what he’s calling “the most crippling problem facing New York State” - ethics reform. This...

Morinello Addresses Casino Compact Dispute

“The situation that is unfolding is a contractual issue and the compact provides for arbitration in an instance such as this. I urge the Governor and Seneca Nation to use this provision in an expedited manner to come to a timely resolution. I have been...

Morinello Announces Italian-American Scholarship Opportunities

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) joined his colleagues in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators and announced the Conference is now accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest....

Morinello Joins Forces with Red Cross to Host Blood Drive

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) is joining forces with Grand Island’s volunteer fire fighters and the Red Cross to host a blood drive on Tuesday, March 28 at Grand Island Fire Hall, located at 2275 Baseline Road. Morinello...

A Budget That Works For Western New York

Today, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello (R,C,I,Ref-Niagara Falls) announced a few of his priorities for the 2017 New York State Budget, and what he would like to see included for the residents of the 145th Assembly District. Some of these priorities include...

Morinello Stands By Western New York Values

“Today, I voted against the hyper-partisan state budget wish-list introduced by the Assembly Majority. This one-house budget is the embodiment of New York City special interests and partisan politics. I could not in good conscience vote in favor of...