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June Is Dairy Month

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today called on the people of the Southern Tier to join him in celebrating Dairy Month in New York state. Dairy Month is an annual celebration honoring dairy farmers and the safe, wholesome products they produce...

Two Area Students Earn Italian-American Scholarship

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced two students from the Southern Tier have been awarded scholarships by the New York State Conference of Italian American State Legislators. Emily Grochowina of Salamanca was awarded a $1,500...

Legislative Goals Met, More Needs To Be Done

One of my highest priorities as your Assemblyman is to fight for legislation that protects children and those who protect us. This year, we have taken great strides to keep the most dangerous sexual predators off the streets and away from our families....

Giglio Announces Breast Cancer Screening Campaign

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) announced today that the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline is conducting its annual Mother’s Day Mammography Campaign and is reaching out to New Yorkers asking them to urge their loved ones to get mammograms. “Around...

Grants Available For Winery Web Site Development

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) is encouraging area wineries to apply for the Winery Website Grant Program to aid in the improvement of their web sites to more effectively use them as a marketing tool. Giglio says the Department of Agriculture...

Giglio Announces Italian-American Legislators Scholarship

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications from throughout New York state for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in June at their Conference...

Giglio Announces Library Grants

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced five area libraries will receive public library construction grants as part of a one-time allocation of $14 million in capital funds provided by the New York State Legislature in the 2006-2007 State...

Giglio Announces Dairy Assistance Program

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced the details of the Dairy Assistance Program that was enacted in this year’s State budget. The program provides $30 million in aid to dairy farmers statewide who have been hurt by below average...

Giglio: Budget Is More Of The Same

The state Legislature today enacted an approximately $122 billion state budget, a spending plan that was passed late for the first time in three years. Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) said he was disappointed with a hurried process that failed...

Giglio Comments On Budget Deal

Legislative leaders and Governor Eliot Spitzer appear to have reached agreement on a state budget after holding secret meetings for several hours Thursday. According to Spitzer, the budget would pass by the start of the fiscal year Sunday. Assemblyman...

Giglio Stands Up For Small Business

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) and his Assembly Minority Conference yesterday introduced two amendments to improve the business climate for small businesses in New York state as part of Small Business Day in the state Assembly. The legislation...

Giglio Announces Grants For Local Libraries

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced two area libraries will receive a combined $170,000 in public library construction funds as part of a one-time allocation of $14 million in capital funds provided by the New York State Legislature...

Assembly Passes Civil Confinement Bill

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today voted in favor of a civil confinement bill agreed upon last week by Governor Eliot Spitzer and lawmakers. Giglio hailed passage of the legislation as a landmark for public safety and children’s welfare....

Giglio, Quinn Introduce Bill To Save Local Hospitals

Western New York Assemblymen Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) and Jack Quinn (R,C,I-Hamburg) today announced they are co-sponsoring legislation to prevent the implementation of recommendations by the “Berger Commission” to downsize both the TLC Tri-County...

Giglio to Nominate Scholarship Recipient to SUNY Maritime

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today announced he will soon be nominating one qualified high school student from the 149th Assembly District to receive a four-year tuition scholarship to attend SUNY Maritime College. Nomination applications...

Giglio Achieves Workers’ Comp Reform

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today expressed fervent support of an agreement reached by lawmakers and Governor Eliot Spitzer to reform the state’s workers’ compensation system that has ranked among the highest in the nation in employer...

Giglio: Funding For Hospitals, Nursing Homes Raises Concerns

When Governor Eliot Spitzer unveiled his 2007-08 executive budget, Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) expressed reserved support saying, “On the surface, the budget includes many initiatives I have been calling for, but we need to examine it...

Giglio: Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedlings Available

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) is encouraging residents of Cattaraugus, Allegany, and Chautauqua to submit order forms for their County Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Program sale. Orders...

Giglio Comments On Spitzer’s Budget

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today commented on Governor Eliot Spitzer’s first Executive Budget saying while it looks good on paper, much more needs to be done to control spending and provide real property tax relief for middle-class families. “This...

Giglio Reacts to Spitzer Property Tax Cut Plan

Governor Eliot Spitzer today unveiled a $6 billion property tax relief plan as part of his 2007-08 Executive Budget that focuses on middle-class homeowners. Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) reacted to the plan today by saying: “The governor’s...