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 […]

February 18, 2015

Borelli Urges Assembly Colleagues to Pass Legislation for Military Families

Legislation would recognize out-of-state licenses of military spouses Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R,C,I-South Shore) is urging his Assembly colleagues to pass legislation that will recognize out-of-state occupational licenses for military spouses so they can start working as soon as they arrive at their new station in New York. Military spouses who require licenses to practice their […]

February 13, 2015

Borelli Calls for Votes on Women’s Equality Act

Assemblyman Joe Borelli (South Shore – R,C,I) today joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb and members of the Assembly Minority Conference at a press conference calling on the Assembly leadership to allow a vote on the provisions of the Women’s Equality Agenda that were passed in the state Senate yesterday.   “While not everyone […]

February 09, 2015

Borelli to Introduce Special Election Legislation

Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R,C,I – South Shore) is introducing two bills that would regulate the time the governor has to call a special election. Borelli noted that without special elections, communities are left without legislative representation during the most important times of legislative session. His legislation refers to federal and state vacancies.    “Last year, […]

February 04, 2015

Borelli Proposes Broader Business Tax Plan to Help Main Street

Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R,C,I – South Shore) today wrote a letter to Gov. Cuomo urging him to extend his proposed tax relief program for small businesses.    “The governor’s proposed small-business tax cut is well intentioned, but unfortunately, looks better on paper than it would in action,” said Borelli. “As it stands, the plan would […]

October 09, 2014

Borelli, Lanza Announce “Justice for Charlotte” Petition Drive for Animal Abuser Registry

Borelli, Lanza Announce “Justice for Charlotte” Petition Drive for Animal Abuser Registry   State Assemblyman Joe Borelli and State Senator Andrew Lanza have announced a “Justice for Charlotte” petition drive they’re launching this week to garner momentum and put pressure on the Assembly Speaker and the Legislature to enact meaningful animal protections and create a registry of animal abusers. […]

August 19, 2014

Youth canoeing and fishing events coming to Staten Island parks this week

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Time to take advantage of what’s left of summer. Assemblyman Joe Borelli will be hosting two youth events in Staten Island next week, revolving around fishing, canoeing and wilderness preparedness. Youth fishing Borelli (R-South Shore) invites children to take in a late August evening at Lemon Creek Park and cast a […]