Press Releases

Giglio Urges Brittany’s Law Passage In Assembly

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today called on the Assembly leadership to bring Brittany’s Law to the floor of the Assembly for a vote. He has a petition on his New York State Assembly website allowing community members to sign and...

Giglio Supports Education Reform Legislation

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today supported legislation (Assembly Bill 7303-A) that corrects the botched language on teacher evaluations and standardized testing that was included in the recently adopted State budget passed by the Assembly...

Giglio Announces Italian-American Scholarships

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) recently announced that his district office is now accepting applications from students wishing to apply for the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators’ scholarship program. This year,...

Giglio Sponsors Budget Amendment to Provide Mandate Relief to County Governments

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) yesterday sponsored an amendment to the Health and Mental Hygiene Article VII budget legislation that would have, if adopted, phased out the entire local county share of Medicaid over a five-year period. The...

Giglio Announces Assembly Passage Of Trafficking Victims Protection & Justice Act

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that the state Assembly has passed legislation to protect women, children and victims of human sex trafficking. The Trafficking Victims Protection & Justice Act enhances what already are tough...

Giglio Announces Assembly Passage Of Legislation To Revise CPS Confidentiality Law

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) announced that the state Assembly passed legislation that would make it easier, more efficient and less cumbersome for law enforcement, whether it be a police agency or a District Attorney investigator, to...

Giglio Joins Assembly Colleagues, County And Town Highway Superintendents Calling For Increased CHIPS Funding

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today joined his Assembly colleagues and highway superintendents from Cattaraugus and Allegany counties at a press conference to call on Gov. Cuomo to increase funding for local roads, bridges and infrastructure...

Giglio: Statement On Election Of New Speaker

“I extend my sincere congratulations to my colleague, Carl Heastie, on his election to be the Speaker of the New York State Assembly. On this historic occasion of electing a new speaker after 21 plus years of rule under the previous leadership,...

Giglio To Host 10th Annual Holiday Open House And Toys For Tots Drive

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) is hosting the 10th Annual Holiday Open House at his Olean district office for residents of the Southern Tier. Giglio will be accepting new, unwrapped toys for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program....

Giglio Announces Grants For Local Libraries

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that four local libraries in the 148th Assembly District have been awarded grants totaling about $39,000. The four libraries that will be receiving these grants are Colonial Library, Richburg,...

Giglio: Italian-American Scholarship Reminder

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) is reminding residents that the last day to send applications for students wishing to apply for the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators’ scholarship program is this Friday, May 2....

Giglio Announces Italian-American Scholarships

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) recently announced that his district office is now accepting applications for students wishing to apply for the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators’ scholarship program. Each year,...

Giglio Comments On Board Of Regents Selection

The New York State Legislature today was tasked with the responsibility of selecting members of the New York State Board of Regents. Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I – Gowanda) supported the Assembly Minority-nominated alternatives who were not...

Giglio: Pass Welfare Reform To Comply With Federal Deadline Or Lose Millions In Aid

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today said that the New York State Assembly must immediately pass the Public Assistance Integrity Act in order to comply with federal guidelines or risk losing roughly $120 million in federal aid. Giglio has...

Giglio & Colleagues Unveil Reforms To Common Core And Education In NYS

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) and the Assembly Minority Conference today offered a package of reform proposals to address the growing concerns regarding the implementation of Common Core. The APPLE Plan, Achieving Pupil Preparedness & Launching...

Giglio Reacts To 2014-15 Budget Proposal

“During the Governor’s delivery of his proposed 2014-15 State Budget this afternoon, I heard the outline of an ambitious package addressing a wide array of programs and spending plans. At first glance, I am optimistic about the economic recovery...

Giglio Responds To State Of The State Address

“Today’s State of the State address by the governor covered a broad range of issues. I believe that there will be mutual agreement on some of the issues, but I will need additional details on others. As usual, I remain optimistic that the governor...

Giglio Expresses Concerns About Common Core

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today expressed his concerns about the New York State Education Department’s implementation of Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) in New York State, calling it a neglect of state education responsibilities....

Giglio To Host STAR Registration Events

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) recently announced that he will be hosting two STAR registration events with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for homeowners who have not yet re-registered for the popular property tax...

Giglio To Host 9th Annual Holiday Open House And Toys For Tots Drive

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) reminded residents that he will be hosting his 9th Annual Holiday Open House at his Olean district office for residents of the Southern Tier. Giglio will be accepting new, unwrapped toys for the Marine Corps...