Assemblyman Giglio Announces Budget Agreement
Mar 28, 2006
“I am proud to announce that an agreement was reached tonight during Conference Committee Hearings that will provide significant property tax relief,” said Giglio. “My colleagues and I in the Assembly minority conference have continued to press...
Giglio: Enact Patriot Plan IV
Mar 21, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R-Gowanda) and his Assembly minority colleagues today unveiled the latest installment of the Patriot Plan, a comprehensive package of legislation that would provide added benefits and tax cuts for military personnel and their families....
Assemblyman Giglio Announces Public Information Meetings In Salamanca
Mar 14, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R, C, I – Gowanda) today announced that a public information meeting will be held in Salamanca on March 28th. The meeting will feature discussions on the availability of funds for environmental projects funded under the Environmental...
Giglio: D-O-T Capital Assistance Grants Available
Mar 1, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R-Gowanda) has announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is accepting capital assistance grant applications from qualified parties interested in providing transportation services to the elderly and disabled....
Giglio Advocates for Real Property Tax Relief
Feb 15, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today joined the call for immediate property tax relief. New York’s high property taxes are having a crippling effect on homeowners and businesses.
“One of my top legislative priorities is to provide homeowners...
Giglio Announces Four $1500 Italian-American Scholarships
Feb 14, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for Italian-American scholarships to be awarded during their annual weekend conference in June.
Giglio Joins Call For Animal Rights Bill
Feb 13, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) has joined his fellow Assembly members in support of “Buster’s Bill II.” The legislation would make using an animal in a criminal matter a felony punishable by up to two years in prison.
The bill is in...
Giglio Announces Applications for Water Quality Grants
Feb 8, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting funding applications for Water Quality Improvement Projects.
“I encourage all interested municipalities...
Giglio Supports Ban of Yo-Yo Waterballs
Feb 7, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today supported legislation (S.5960A/A.9048A) that would prohibit the sale, importation, manufacturing or distribution of yo-yo waterballs in New York.
Yo-yo waterballs consist of a liquid-filled ball on an elastic...
Giglio: Legislature Missed Perfect Chance To Reform State Government
Feb 7, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today noted the missed opportunity when the Legislature failed to pass minority conference measures that would have made the Assembly more open, efficient and equitable to all its members and New Yorkers.
Giglio To Select SUNY Maritime Scholarship Recipient
Feb 6, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) announced today he will soon choose one qualified individual from his legislative district to participate in the State University of New York (SUNY) at Maritime College’s prestigious Cadet Appointment Program....
Giglio Calls for Route 219 to be Part of New York’s Transportation Plan for 2030
Feb 3, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today sent a letter to the commissioner of the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to address the lack of prominence given to Route 219 in the "Transportation Strategies for a New Age: New York’s Transportation...
Giglio Pushes For Second Straight On-Time Budget
Jan 30, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today joined his Assembly minority colleagues in unveiling the 2006 “Budget Countdown Clock.” The Assembly minority conference called for additional meaningful state budget reforms as they activated the clock.
Giglio Reminds Families to Shop Tax Free Starting Monday
Jan 27, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today reminded Southern Tier residents they can shop free from state sales taxes for clothing and footwear costing less than $110 per item starting Monday, January 30 through Sunday, February 5.
Giglio Calls Civil Confinement Legislation Step In Right Direction
Jan 24, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) joined his Assembly colleagues in voting for civil confinement legislation that targets sexually violent criminals who prey on women and children.
“While there is still much work to be done to safeguard our...
Giglio Encourages Public To Attend Session On Heat Cost Savings
Jan 24, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) will host a free informational session on how residents can save money on their home heating costs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 26, at Olean Middle School, 401 Wayne St.
“In light of rising home heating...
Giglio Calls On Legislature To Vote On Civil Confinement
Jan 19, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today joined the Assembly minority conference’s call for passage of a bill requiring the civil confinement of sexually violent predators after they've completed their prison sentences.
Giglio Hails Movement On Stronger Megan’s Law
Jan 18, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) called today’s bipartisan agreement between both houses of the state Legislature regarding a stronger Megan’s Law “a victory for children and families.”
Under the agreement, the most serious...
Giglio Comments on Governor’s Budget Proposal
Jan 17, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today issued the following statement regarding Gov. George Pataki’s 2006-07 executive budget:
“I am happy to share with you that Gov. Pataki is proposing a budget that fosters economic growth and reduces taxes...
Giglio Introduced on Assembly Floor
Jan 10, 2006
Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today was introduced on the floor of the Assembly by Minority Leader James N. Tedisco (R,C,I-Schenectady-Saratoga) and officially welcomed to Albany and the state’s Capitol.
“I am truly humbled, and excited,...