Joseph A. Griffo

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University at Buffalo Study: Blind and Visually Impaired New Yorkers Contribute to New York's Economy

Major New Analysis Shows Positive Impact of Employment of New Yorkers who are Blind and Visually Impaired

December 13, 2011
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Griffo Calls North Country Economic Development Efforts Outstanding

Griffo Statement on Award Winning Recognition for North Country Economic Development Council

December 8, 2011
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Griffo gets Recognition For Library Advocacy

Griffo gets Recognition For Library Advocacy

November 3, 2011
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Griffo Again Recognized By New York Farm Bureau Award

Griffo Again Recognized By New York Farm Bureau Award

October 19, 2011
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Griffo Bill To Support Grieving Military Families Signed Into Law

Griffo Bill To Support Grieving Military Families Signed Into Law

October 11, 2011
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Griffo Expects Big Dividends From Nanotech Investments

Griffo Expects Big Dividends From Nanotech Investments

September 27, 2011
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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-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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