Press Releases

Statement from Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) on the Finding from Attorney General Letitia James on Gov. Andrew Cuomo

“From the outset, I have called for a thorough investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the multiple allegations of sexual harassment from many of his female staffers. I would like to thank Attorney General Letitia James and the special investigators,...

Angelino Urging Public Input in the Future of Legislative and Congressional Districts

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is urging voters to participate in an upcoming virtual hearing on legislative redistricting for the Southern Tier and Central New York on Monday, August 9 at 2 p.m. The input from these meetings will help the...

Angelino Announces New Loyalty Rewards Program at State Campgrounds

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is pleased to announce that the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is launching a new loyalty program starting with the...

Angelino’s Efforts Focused on Public Safety, Accountability of Governor

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) after his first bill passed in the Assembly.
“It has been an honor to serve my first session representing the people of the 122nd Assembly District. As a freshman lawmaker in Albany, it has been eye opening. There have been opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues across the aisle,...

Angelino Says No Masks for Kids

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Editor’s Note: Video of Angelino’s comments may be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qT8EsCJB85F9IhrFaitTNk-Ib5hQ_l-h/view?usp=sharing Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is signing on to legislation that would prohibit state...

Legislators Call On Governor to Sign Life-Saving Bill to Carry Blood on NY Medevac Helicopters

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), along with Sen. Fred Akshar, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Binghamton Mayor Rich David came together on Saturday, June 5 to call on the governor to sign into law legislation passed unanimously by the Senate...

Angelino Calling to End COVID Related Emergency Declaration

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) joined his Assembly and Senate Minority colleagues in issuing resolutions to terminate the state’s disaster emergency declaration for the COVID-19 pandemic. This would put an end to the governor’s extraordinary...

Angelino Announces $2.6 Billion Emergency Rental Assistance Program Is Open

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is pleased to announce the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which is funded by $2.6 billion in federal aid, is now open to help renters and landlords who have been financially impacted by the pandemic. ...

The Purdue Pharma’s Settlement Must Do More for New Yorkers Who Suffered during the Opioid Crisis

After 36 years in New York law enforcement, including as the police chief of the city of Norwich, I’ve seen few crises wreak havoc across our state like the opioid crisis. Opioid addiction knows no bounds impacting New Yorkers of all walks of life....

Angelino Urging State to Drop Mask Mandate for Very Young Children

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is calling for the state Department of Health (DOH) to return to its previous guidance which did not require masks for children younger than kindergarten-age. The newly adopted policy would require children...

Angelino: State Should Align Guidance on Group Homes and Day HAB Programs With CDC

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), a member of the Committee on People with Disabilities, is calling for the state Department of Health to align its guidance on group homes and day habilitation programs with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)....

Angelino Opposes Eviction Moratorium Extension Imposed on Rental Owners Who Cannot Seek Recompense for Owed Rent

“While there are renters who are truly struggling, small- and medium-rental property owners have been left with no ability to take legal recourse against those who refuse to pay rent. There is a large amount of federal dollars which could be used to...

Angelino Says Additional Mandates Likely to Harm Already Struggling Small Businesses and Private Employers

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) voted against legislation that would require private employers of all types to provide personal protection equipment and upgrade ventilation systems for buildings at great expense to the businesses (A.2681-B)....

Angelino Disheartened by Assembly Majority’s Rejection of Veterans Tax Break Bill After Approving $2.1 Billion Stimulus for Illegal Immigrants

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) is disappointed with the action taken by the Assembly Majority in the Ways and Means Committee to reject a bill that would have given veterans 85 years and older an exemption on their personal income taxes (PIT)...

Angelino Calling for Repeal of Dangerous Bail “Reform” Provisions

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) joined Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,I-Brookfield), crime victims and law enforcement calling for the repeal of bail reform. Angelino shared his experience as a retired police chief and discussed how the law passed...

Angelino Provides Budget Update

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) provides a video update on the 2021-22 State Budget. Debate and voting resumed today in Albany.To video may be downloaded here.

Angelino: Budget Spends Too Much, Does Too Little for Hard-Working Upstate New Yorkers

“Many days too late, a budget was finally agreed upon by the governor and the downstate progressive leaders of the Legislature which spends far too much at $212 billion, or a 22 percent increase over two years. Even still, with all this additional spending,...

Angelino, Minority Calls for Prompt Disbursement of $1.3 Billion in Federal Aid to Help Tenants and Property Owners

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) joined his Assembly and Senate Minority colleagues in calling for the state to take action to release badly needed aid to help struggling renters and property owners. The state received $1.3 billion in federal...

Angelino Urging Legislature to Act to Lift Senseless Curfew on Restaurants and Bars

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Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), along with the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences, introduced a joint resolution to overturn the governor’s mandates limiting restaurant and bar operation to an 11 p.m. curfew and the requirement that...

Angelino And Colleagues Request State to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to Include Public-Facing Employees in Small Businesses

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich) wrote a letter to the governor and the commissioner of the Department of Health requesting that private-sector employees who are public-facing be included in the next expansion of vaccine eligibility expected...