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Giglio To Lead Community Food Drive

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R, C, I-Gowanda) today announced that in honor of New York State’s “Hunger Awareness Day” on March 19, he will be sponsoring a food drive throughout the 149th Assembly District. Giglio detailed that from now until...

Giglio: Conservation Tree And Shrub Seedlings Available

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) is encouraging residents to submit order forms for their County Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Program sale. Orders are due by March 31. The 2009 selection...

Giglio Announces Grants For Local Libraries

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced the grants that have been awarded to five local libraries totaling over $85,000. The five libraries that will be receiving these grants are Cuba Circulating Library, $2,771; David A. Howe Public...

Giglio Calls Governor’s Budget Deficit Proposal A Gimmick

“Today, the Governor presented his budget deficit proposal that was created by three New York City democrats. Governor Paterson, Senate Majority Leader Malcom Smith and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver were the only individuals represented in these...

Giglio Calls For Accountability In Legislature

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced his support for the rules changes proposed by the Assembly Minority conference, which aim to create a more transparent government that works more efficiently for the people of New York state. “In...

Giglio Announces Correction Officer Recruitment

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced that the annual recruitment effort for the Department of Correctional Services has begun. A civil service examination will be held for the position of correction officers on April 4, 2009. The deadline...

Giglio Comments On Governor’s State Of The State Address

“In these tough economic times, it is critical that we join together in a bi-partisan effort to accomplish what is our constitutional obligation - to balance our broken state budget. However, we must balance our state’s budget without raising...

A Statement On The Proposed Executive Budget

“Today, I joined the members of the State Legislature in listening to Governor Paterson’s address on the Executive Budget proposal. I commend the Governor for releasing the 2009-2010 budget early to jump-start the process during these tough...

Giglio Emphasizes The Importance Of Property Tax Relief

It is in critical economic times like these, as families cut back and budget more, that we recognize the necessity for property tax relief. It is important that we develop a plan that will protect the families of New York state against overtaxation and...

Youth Hunting Bill Promotes Safety and Education in the Great Outdoors

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced his excitement for the approval of the youth hunting bill that was recently signed into law by Governor Paterson. In the past, New York has had some of the strictest outdoor recreation laws on the...

Giglio Announces New Civil Service Correction Officer Exam

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R, I, C-Gowanda) today announced that the Department of Civil Service will be holding a Correction Officer Trainee exam on October 18, 2008. “Western New York is home to many of the state’s correctional facilities,”...

Joe Giglio Announces Community Blood Drive

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R, I, C-Gowanda) today announced that he will join the American Red Cross at their community blood drive on Thursday, August 7 in Wellsville. The event will be held at the Wellsville American Legion at 23 Jefferson Street from...

Giglio, Assembly Minority Colleagues Stand up for Snowmobilers; Deliver Hundreds of Petitions Calling for Return of Trail Funds

On Wednesday, Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) delivered hundreds of signed petitions to the Executive Chamber in the state Capitol to call on the governor to return over $1 million dollars swept from the Snowmobile Trail Development and Maintenance...

Giglio: “Cell Phones for Soldiers” Helps Heroes Stationed Overseas Reconnect with Loved Ones

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today encouraged local residents to participate in the “Cell Phones for Soldiers” program and help military men and women stationed overseas reconnect with their families and friends back home. The “Cell...

Giglio, Assembly Minority Conference Announce Legislation to Offset Expected Record Home Heating Fuel Costs

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today joined the Assembly Minority Conference to announce the introduction of several legislative initiatives that will help offset the anticipated record increases in the cost of home heating fuel this fall/winter....

Giglio: New Law Will Make It Easier For Students to Save For College

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that a new law, passed this week, will make it easier for parents and students to save for college by allowing relatives, employers and others to contribute to state-sponsored college savings accounts. ...

Giglio Teams Up With FBI to Help Prevent Online Sexual Predators

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced he was teaming up with the local division of the FBI and Wellsville Central Schools to offer a free, adults only, Child Internet Safety Course to teach parents how to deal with the growing danger...

Giglio: Lift on Gas Taxes Best Way to Relieve Middle-Class Families

“With the summer driving season on the horizon, there is no end in sight to the record high gas prices that we have seen over the past few months. As gas prices approach $4 per gallon, the strain placed on our already over-taxed middle-class families...

Giglio Urges Women to Schedule a Mammogram

With Mother’s Day approaching, Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program to urge women throughout his district to schedule a mammogram. "It’s...

Giglio, Assembly Minority to Investigate Misappropriation of Funds

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C–Gowanda) today called for an investigation into the state budget’s alleged reappropriation of an estimated $1 million from the Snowmobile Trail Development and Maintenance Fund. Financed from the increased snowmobile...