Press Releases

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...

Angelino Applauds New Exemption to Last Years Over Restrictive Firearm Laws

“As a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, I am committed to making sure our veterans receive the best care possible. That is why it was so saddening when last year due to the Concealed Carry Improvement Act, Honor Guards could not fire salutes...

Angelino Reacts to Presentation of Executive Budget

“It seems that Gov. Hochul does not fully understand the financial situation so many New Yorkers are facing. While I am glad she included a plan to address bail reform laws to combat rising crime, she also proposed moving State Troopers into cities....

Angelino Calls for Ending Cashless Bail and Improving Public Safety

Today, Assemblyman Joe Angelino (R,C- Norwich) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C- Pulaski), members of the Minority Assembly and Senate conferences, family members of crime victims, victims’ rights advocates, and representatives from...

Angelino: Committee Meetings Are Meant to be Accessible to The Public

“When I was first elected, I always found it strange how locked down our committee meetings were. I feel that the public inherently has a right to access our meetings. They should be able to see what we do and say when reflecting on legislation that...

Angelino Says Hochul’s Next Steps Should Address Business Climate

“My Minority colleagues and I for years have been speaking out about out-migration and public safety issues, I am glad to see Gov. Hochul shares our concerns. Troublingly, New York has been dead last in business climate rankings for decades. Little...

Angelino Reappointed Ranking Minority Member of Oversight, Analysis and Investigation Committee

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C-Norwich) was reappointed by Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski) as Ranking Minority member on the Committee on Oversight, Analysis, and Investigation. He was also newly appointed to the Veteran’s Affairs, Codes, and Ethics...

Angelino Calls for Accountability Following Comptroller’s Audit of State Labor Department

“According to Comptroller DiNapoli, a whopping $11 billion in fraudulent unemployment payments were doled out to thieves and scammers during the pandemic. The audit clearly demonstrates systematic failures within the state Labor Department, which let...

Angelino, Oberacker, Supervisor Giuda Unveil Memorial Highway Honoring Sp4 Richard F. Walton, Jr.

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), Sen. Peter Oberacker (R,C-Schenevus) and Town of Butternuts Supervisor Bruce Giuda unveiled the newly-named SP4 Richard F. Walton, Jr. Memorial Highway in Gilbertsville. A bill (A.7616) sponsored by Angelino...

Angelino Announces $200 Million Seed Fund Grant for New Small Businesses Impacted by The Covid-19 Pandemic

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is pleased to announce the launch of a $200 million Seed Fund Grant Program, which is targeted at helping small businesses recover after the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides grants to early- stage micro and small...

Angelino Encourages Small Businesses To Apply For Covid Recovery Grant Program

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is urging small businesses to apply for the COVID Small Business Recovery Grant Program. The program has $200 million left out of the overall $800 million allocation. “So many of our small businesses are...

Angelino Bill Renames Bridge to Honor Delaware County Vietnam War Hero Lt. Doane

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) saw his bill (A,9068-B/S.7903-B, Martucci) to honor fallen Lt. Stephen H. Doane in the Town of Walton pass the Legislature unanimously in both houses in the final stretch of session last week. The bill allows...

Angelino: Pass Childhood Nutrition Bill Allowing Whole Milk in Schools In Final Week Of Session

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwhich) is calling on his colleagues across the aisle to pass A.9990, a bill that would allow school districts to purchase whole and 2% milk from New York dairy producers. Federal policy prohibits the sale of whole...

Statement From Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) On The Shooting In Buffalo

“I join with all New Yorkers in feelings of sadness and anger because of the shooting of innocent lives in the grocery store in Buffalo. It was an act of evil fueled by hatred. This senseless and devastating attack has touched so many people. Few words...

Angelino Sponsors Bill To Bring Whole And 2% Milk Back To NY Schools

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is co-sponsoring a bill (A.9990-A) to once again allow whole milk, which is 97 percent fat-free, and 2% milk in school cafeterias. Federal policies implemented about a decade ago asserted that low-fat milk was...