September 04, 2015

Elected Officials Request Investigation into Air Quality & Petrochemical Emissions to Ascertain Health Effects on Staten Islanders & Environment

Assemblyman Joseph Borelli, Borough President James Oddo, Congressman Dan Donovan, Assembly Members Nicole Malliotakis, Michael Cusick, Matthew Titone, Councilman Steven Matteo, Councilwoman Debi Rose, and Senators Andrew Lanza, Diane Savino, have formally requested that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), and New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) look into the […]

August 15, 2015


Assemblyman Joseph Borelli (R – South Shore) has called upon the regional director of the NYS Department of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation urging the agency to look into the possibility of re-purposing Clay Pit Ponds Park in Charleston. The park was originally configured to accommodate the large horse and equestrian community that flourished in […]

July 18, 2015

Borelli Officially Qualifies for the November 3 City Council Ballot

 Joe Borelli (R- South Shore) has officially filed his certificate of acceptance to be on the November 3rd ballot for the special election to replace Vincent Ignizio in the 51st Council District.   City Council special elections are non-partisan, meaning the candidates may not run on the Republican or Democratic lines.  Instead, Borelli will appear on […]

July 15, 2015

Borelli Off to Stellar Start to Fill 51st Council District Vacancy

Candidate filed required petitions within one day, and posts strong initial fundraising numbers  Within 36 hours of Mayor de Blasio proclaiming the special election for the vacant 51st Council District, Joe Borelli (R- South Shore) has filed nearly double the required number of signatures to get his name on the November 3rd ballot on the “South […]

June 11, 2015

Borelli, Malliotakis Oppose Raise the Age Legislation

Assembly members Joe Borelli (R,C,I-South Shore) and Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) today expressed strong opposition to legislation that would “Raise the Age” of criminal responsibility for youth. The bill would change the law to include those 16 and 17 years of age in the definitions of Juvenile Delinquent and Juvenile Offender. The new law […]

April 14, 2015

Borelli Introduces Bills to Give Drivers a Break

A series of bills authored by Assemblyman Joseph Borelli (R,C,I – South Shore) are intended to ease the financial burden and allay the stress of over-regulation on drivers. The first would modernize the motor vehicle law in New York to require a vehicle inspection once every two years instead of the current annual inspection. Most […]

April 12, 2015

Borelli Blasts Start-Up NY

Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R,C,I-South Shore) today slammed the “START-UP NY” program after the release of a mandated report showing that it has cost taxpayers $53 million while creating a whopping 76 jobs. START-UP NY attempts to create jobs by establishing tax-free zones for new companies rooted on university campuses. Borelli has been critical of the […]

April 06, 2015

Borelli Seeks to End State Raid on Public Authority Funds

Assemblyman Joseph Borelli (R,C,I – South Shore) is calling on the Governor and the Legislature to abandon the longstanding annual practice of raiding the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) coffers of hundreds of millions of dollars and remitting those dollars to the State’s General Fund to be spent on advertising and programs like Start-Up NY. […]

March 26, 2015

Borelli Urges Legislature to Reject Energy Fee Increases

  BORELLI URGES LEGISLATURE TO REJECT ENERGY FEE INCREASES  Assemblyman fights for a more competitive energy market   Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R,C,I – South Shore) today expressed his opposition to Gov. Cuomo’s Executive Budget proposal to increase Title V air permit fees and fees for the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES). Borelli, along with […]

February 26, 2015

Borelli Stands Up for Law Enforcement

Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R,C,I-South Shore) was joined by a bipartisan coalition of state legislators, police unions and organizations at a press conference earlier today discussing the efforts of the Blue Lives Matter organization. Blue Lives Matter is a nonprofit organization created to help the families of fallen and injured law enforcement officers. “I’m proud to […]