Joseph A. Griffo's Press releases

Griffo Wants Mandatory Video Arraignments

Griffo Bill Removes Roadblock to Video Arraignments

September 19, 2011
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Griffo Says New Yorkers Should Have Say In Legalizing Casinos

Griffo Says That Removing Gambling Barriers Should have NYers’ Approval

September 7, 2011
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Griffo Gives State "F" On Timing of ELA Exam

Griffo Gives State ‘F’ On Timing of ELA Exam

August 30, 2011
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Griffo Statement on Governor's Prison Reduction Plan Announcement

Statement by Senator Griffo on Prison Reduction Plan

June 30, 2011
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State Senate Passes Landmark Property Tax Cap Legislation

Griffo Hails Senate Passage of Property Tax Cap Legislation as a LandmarkBill Also Provides for Mandate Relief

 (Albany) - Calling it a landmark step to reverse a culture of spending money taxpayers do not have, Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome)  today announced that he has achieved his long-held goal of securing passage of a tax cap coupled with mandate reform that will limit property tax increases and set the stage for economic revitalization across New York.

June 27, 2011
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Pension Abuse Reform Bill Moves Through Legislature

Griffo-Sponsored Pension Abuse Reform Bill Wins Final Legislative Approval

June 23, 2011
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Griffo's Efforts to Curb Distracted Driving Move Forward

Griffo’s Efforts To Curb Distracted Driving Move Forward

June 22, 2011
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Griffo's Law Banning Dangerous Products Masquerading as Bath Salts Goes To Governor

Griffo’s Law Banning Dangerous Products Masquerading as Bath Salts Goes To Governor

June 21, 2011
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Senate Gives Final Legislative Approval to Griffo-Sponsored Bills Limiting Military Funeral Protests

Senate Gives Final Legislative Approval to Griffo-Sponsoroed Bills limiting Military Funeral Protests

June 17, 2011
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Griffo Secures Final Passage of Bill to Support Clarkson Development

Griffo Secures Final Passage of Bill to Support Clarkson Development

June 17, 2011
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Griffo-Backed Ethics Reform Measure Passes Both Houses

Griffo: Ethics Reform Bill Caps Multi-Year Effort to Change Albany’s Way

(Albany) - Calling Senate passage of the Public Integrity Reform Act of 2011 a major step forward after his many years of working to overhaul Albany’s broke

June 14, 2011
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Griffo Bill to Push Accountability Website Passes Senate

Senate Passes Legislation to Establish ResultsNY.gov WebsiteWebsite Would Increase Accountability of State Government Agencies

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.3657), sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) to create a new website, ResultsNY.gov, that would enable the public to review the performance of government programs to see how effectively agencies are spending tax dollars. People visiting the site could also submit their own suggestions and recommendations on how to stop government waste and reduce State spending.

June 8, 2011
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Griffo and Magee to Push Racetrack Expansion Measures

Griffo and Magee to Push Measures to Expand Racetrack Operations in Upstate Counties

June 6, 2011
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Griffo Bill to Exempt New York Grads From Vaccination Paperwork Passes Senate

Griffo Bill to Cut Red Tape, Mandated Costs Passed by Senate

June 3, 2011
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Griffo Bill to Protect Police Officers Passes Senate

Griffo Bill To Protect Police Officers Passes Senate

June 1, 2011
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Griffo-Sponsored Harsher Penalty Bill For Child Sex-Abusers Signed Into Law

Griffo-Sponsored Harsher Penalty Bill For Child Sex-Abusers Signed Into Law

(Utica ) – State Senator Joseph A.

May 23, 2011
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Senate Passes Griffo-Backed Brittany's Law to Create Statewide Violent Felony Offender Registry

Senate Passes Brittany's Law  Creates Statewide Violent Felony Offender Registry  Registry would help law enforcement track violent offenders after release from prison

May 17, 2011
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Griffo Tapped for Key Policy Committee

Griffo Tapped to Join Key Policy Committee

May 16, 2011
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Griffo Helps Commemorate New Purple Heart Stamp Classification

Griffo Commemorates New Purple Heart Stamp ClassificationU.S. Postal Service Makes Purple Heart Stamp “Forever”

(Utica) – State Senator Joseph Griffo joined members of the Central New York Chapter 490 Military Order of the Purple Heart of the USA in commemorating the national unveiling of the new Purple Heart 'Forever' stamp by the United States Postal Service. The U.S. Postal Service will officially unveil and issue the Purple Heart “Forever” stamp in San Diego on May 5, 2011.

May 5, 2011
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