Press Releases

Angelino Celebrates Launch of Veterans Emergency Housing Assistance Fund

            Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich), a former Marine and member of the Assembly  Veterans’ Affairs Committee reacted to the announcement that the Veterans Emergency Housing Assistance Fund has been launched. This fund provides...

Angelino Reacts to Executive Budget

“At a time when New York is staring down what can only be described as a fiscal cliff, the fact Gov. Hochul is proposing the largest budget in the history of the state is thoroughly irresponsible. In fact, her budget director, Blake Washington, has...

Angelino Reacts to State of The State

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“New York state is at a tipping point. We have people who don’t feel safe, inflation has caused the cost of living to skyrocket and fewer freedoms are causing a massive wave of outmigration. Serious steps need to be taken to fix these issues, and...

Angelino Reacts to Grants for Fire Departments

“The 121st Assembly District has approximately 60 fire departments, all are volunteer except one. I have visited nearly every one of these volunteer departments, and they all have similar issues; funding, personnel, facilities and equipment. The New...

Angelino Praises Signing Of The Ambulance Direct Pay Bill

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) voiced his gratitude for Gov. Hochul signing the Ambulance Direct Pay Bill (A.250/S.1466) into law. This law will require insurance companies to send payment for services directly to the ambulance service provider....

Angelino, Lupardo Support ‘Call to Action’ Legislation

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo held a press conference with regional Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers in a call to action at the Broome County Emergency Services Office in Dickinson. Also present were...

Angelino Blasts Handling of Migrant Crisis

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) joined Minority colleague Brandon Williams (NY-22), Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski), Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C-Mohawk Valley and the Adirondacks) and Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C-LaFayette)...

Angelino Reacts to Opening of Child Care Workforce Grants

“I am happy to announce that applications for Child Care Workforce Grants are now open. A total of $500 million in funding is available and will support approximately 150,000 direct childcare staff through financial incentives ranging from $2,300 to...

Angelino Reacts to Opening of Access to Home Grants

“I am happy to announce that the first round of funding for the Access to Home grant program is open. Over $30 million in funds has been made available for this program, which seeks to make homes more affordable for those with disabilities. Applications...

Angelino Honors Lt. Stephen H. Doane

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Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) joined Town of Walton Supervisor Joe Cetta, and Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) for the unveiling of the “1LT Stephen H. Doane Memorial Bridge.” Lt. Doane is the recipient of the Medal of Honor,...

Angelino Reacts to Grant Funding for Farmland Protection

“I am proud to see that close to $50 million in funds for farmland protection has been made available through the Farmland Protection Implementation Grants Program. The goal of this program is to protect valuable, at-risk farmland from development pressures...

Angelino Honors New York State Police Sgt. Floyd Brent Chomyszak

Earlier this week in Albany, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) attended the New York state Police Memorial Remembrance Ceremony held on the Empire State Plaza, adjacent to the Capitol building, where fellow Norwich native Sgt. F. Brent Chomyszak...

Angelino Reacts to State Budget

“Finally, New York has a budget, albeit more than a month late, and while I cannot stress how important it was that tweaks to the dangerous bail reform law were included, this budget is otherwise a disaster. First and foremost, this is the largest budget...

Angelino Blasts Inefficient Budget Process

Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) joined his Minority colleagues in both the Assembly and Senate to call attention to the disastrous New York state budget process. The budget was due on April 1 and Majority has blown by that date by 25...

Angelino Reacts to Common-Sense Bills Being Voted Down

Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) reacted to two of his bills being voted down in theAssembly Committee on Labor. In a party-line vote, every Majority lawmaker voted down this common-sense legislation. The first bill (A.2471) would require...

Angelino Calls for End Of ‘Raise The Age’

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Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski), his Minority colleagues and several district attorneys at a press conference to call for the end of ‘Raise the Age.’ Under Raise the Age,...

Angelino Recognizes March 21 as Agriculture Day

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Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) acknowledged March 21 as Agriculture Day. Agriculture plays a vital role in the economy of New York and without the hardworking farmers of this state, we would not have access to the food we are accustomed...

Angelino Reacts to One-House Budget

“Once again the Majority has proposed a bloated budget that reads like a progressive wish list. From no change on bail reform to raising taxes, this budget is not good for New York. With inflation, crime, and drug overdoses touching nearly everyone...

Angelino Calls for Increased Funding for Local Roads

Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) joined his Minority colleagues at a press conference calling for an increase in funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPs) and the Extreme Winter Recovery (EWR) fund....

Angelino Disapproves of DOL Decision on Farm Overtime

Today, Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) expressed his disapproval of the New York state Department of Labor’s decision to cap farm overtime to 40 hours by 2032. The reduction takes effect in the beginning of 2024 and will be phased in over...