Press Releases

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

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) will host the 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 Reserve Toys for Tots program....

Giglio Reminds Homeowners To Re-Register For STAR

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) reminded residents today that all homeowners, even those currently receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption, will need to re-register to be enrolled in the program next year. Recent reports by the New...

Giglio Welcomed As A Member Of The NY Farm Bureau’s “Circle Of Friends”

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that he has been welcomed as a member of the New York Farm Bureau’s prestigious “Circle of Friends” for his support of New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau. “It is...

Giglio Blood Drive Set For Early August

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that he will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the new location: the First Congregational...

Giglio Blood Drive Set For Early August

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today announced that he will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Wellsville American Legion Post...

Giglio & Conference Successful To Fully Restore Funds To Developmentally Disabled

“This is a victory for all New Yorkers with developmental disabilities and their families. During and after the passage of this year’s state budget, my conference colleagues and I took a dedicated lead on trying to restore the $90 million that...

Assemblyman Giglio On NYS, Seneca Nation Deal

“This negotiated deal is important to the Seneca Nation of Indians and to the people of the Southern Tier and of Western New York. Not only will the release of benefits under this agreement greatly impact the City of Salamanca, the Salamanca City...

Giglio: End Of Session Must Include Regulation Reform

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) announced today that he will be joining the New York State Senate Majority Coalition on a package of bills aimed at identifying and eliminating thousands of costly and unnecessary government regulations that...

Giglio: ‘Farm Bill’ An Unjust Burden On Farmers, Agriculture

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) today expressed his opposition to the “Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act,” a New York City-sponsored bill that would essentially doom upstate farms and agriculture. Giglio cited the unnecessary...

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 On The 2013-14 State Budget

“This budget isn’t exactly a huge step forward for the State of New York. There are items that I can agree with and items that I question. “I am pleased that we were able to increase CHIPs funding for critical infrastructure projects;...

Giglio Calls For Increased CHIPs Funding For Roads, Bridges

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today joined his legislative colleagues as well as local highway and road officials and organizations at a press conference calling for an increase in funding for the Consolidated Highway Improvement Program...

Western New York Assembly Minority Members Host Forum On Mental Health, School Safety & Violence

In an effort to improve upon failings in the NY S.A.F.E. Act and protect against another Sandy Hook-type mass shooting, Assemblywoman Jane Corwin (R,C,I-Clarence), along with Assemblymen John D. Ceretto (R,I,C-Lewiston), Raymond Walter (R,C,I-Amherst),...

Giglio Announces Correction Officer Recruitment Exam

Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) announced today that the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) will be holding an exam for their latest officer recruitment effort. A civil service examination will be held for the position...

Giglio On Cuomo Budget

“The 2013-2014 Executive Budget proposal covers a lot of ground. During his address, Governor Cuomo mentioned that we have a $1.3 billion gap, which he proposes to eliminate without implementing any new taxes, which I agree with. The overall budget...

Giglio: ‘NY SAFE Act’ Has Murky Details

“My prayers go out to the families of Newtown and Webster, as well as all victims of senseless violence. I agree that we must end these inhumane acts, but we must do so responsibly, with a balanced approach that does not unintentionally make criminals...

Giglio Sets Priorities for New Year

Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) recently and officially took his oath to represent Western New York’s 148th Assembly District. At a ceremony at the State Capitol, Giglio outlined his priorities for the new legislative session and highlighted...

Giglio On Interstate 86 Road Improvements

“I am very pleased that an agreement has been reached by the Seneca Nation of Indians and the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) so that the desperately needed re-construction of an 11.5 mile stretch of Interstate 86 (I-86) may begin....

Giglio Supports Passage of I-STOP To Track Rx Drugs, Fight Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is a dangerous habit that has crept into family homes, destroyed lives and impacted every corner of our state. I am proud to have co-sponsored and supported the passage of today’s I-STOP bill with the goal of providing doctors...

Giglio Announces Italian-American Scholarships

Assemblyman Joe 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, the...