Press Releases

Overnight Closures on Westbound Long Island Expressway (I-495)

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) announced today that the westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, will undergo overnight closures for pavement repairs. Closure Details: Between...

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio and Senator Anthony Palumbo Pass Legislation to Rename Halsey Manor Road Overpass to Honor Fallen NYPD Detective Brian P. Simonsen

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio and Sen. Anthony Palumbo are proud to announce the passage of legislation to rename the Halsey Manor Road overpass at the Long Island Expressway as the “NYPD Detective Brian P. Simonsen Memorial Bridge.” This dedication honors...

Giglio: There is no Justice if Cop Killers are Set Free

Since 2017, the state parole board has freed 41 cop killers in New York. With yet another criminal who killed an NYPD officer due for a parole hearing later this month, New York State Assembly members as well as Senate members gathered today, June 4,...

Giglio Signs on to Four Crucial Opioid/Fentanyl Crisis Proposals

With the opioid and fentanyl epidemic at an all-time high in New York, Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) has put this issue at the forefront of her agenda and signed on to four different bills authorizing drastic measures. The four bills are as...

Giglio Announces LIRR Construction Work in Riverhead

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) shared news that the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) team will be working on the Sweezy Avenue grade crossing in Riverhead on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27, and the station will be closed both days from...

Giglio Partners with Scott’s Pointe Adventure Park for Blood Drive

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) has partnered with newly opened local theme park Scott’s Pointe to run a blood drive event in service of the community. With blood reserves continually understocked and in desperate need of replenishment, Giglio...

Giglio Pushes for Further Disability Care Funding in State Budget

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Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) is continuing her work in disability advocacy in New York by once again calling on the state to provide more adequate funding to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and direct service professionals....

Giglio On Governor’s Budget Proposal: ‘Overspending Is Killing New York’

“New York is on the verge of a fiscal crisis, in large part because the governor and the progressives who put pressure on her are ignoring the realities on the ground. Neglecting taxpayers’ needs – which includes safe roads and living wages –...

Giglio Joins Press Conference Calling for Drug Abuse Prevention Legislation

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) joined fellow Assemblymember Steve Stern, Sen. Anthony Palumbo, Sen. Dean Murray, Sen. Steven D. Rhoads and multiple representatives of the law enforcement community for a press conference highlighting their plans...

Giglio Partners with Scott’s Pointe Adventure Park for Toy Drive

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) has partnered with newly opened local theme park Scott’s Pointe to run a holiday toy drive for Long Island’s less fortunate youth. The toys will be collected and donated to several children’s hospitals on...

Giglio Announces Car Seat Drive in Partnership with St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) is asking the community to donate generously for a children’s car seat drive to benefit the needy in the community. In partnership with leadership at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, the drive...

Giglio Announces Car Seat Drive in Partnership with St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

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Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) is calling on the community to donate generously for a children’s car seat drive to benefit the needy in the community. In partnership with leadership at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, the drive...

Giglio Advocates for Protection from West Nile Virus

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) is hoping to spread awareness of the risks of West Nile virus in New York. Following confirmation from Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. Gregson Pigott, a mosquito sample in the county tested positive for...

Giglio Statement on End of 2023 Legislative Session

“Despite my frustrations with several policies pushed forward during this legislative session, I do think there is some good to remark on. The governor backed down on her disastrous housing agenda, saving Long Islanders a lot of headaches. The Legislature...

Giglio Calls for Further Scrutiny on THC-Infused Product Packaging

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Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) led a rally of Assembly and Senate Minority members today in a call for edible products with THC infusions to have more conspicuous labeling and more child-proof packaging, following stories that detail how children...

Giglio Pushes for More Funding for Local Roads

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) rallied with her Assembly and Senate colleagues today in the call for more statewide funds to support local road maintenance. There already exists a provision in the state budget to supply localities with some...

Giglio Introduces 2023 Legislative Agenda With Focus On Support For New Yorkers With Unique Abilities

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) will be hosting a press conference with fellow legislators, local leadership, advocates and members of the community to present her legislative program initiative, “New Yorkers With Unique Abilities Come First,”...

Giglio Partners with Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office to Host Narcan Training

 Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead) is partnering with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office and Dr. Errol D. Toulon, Jr. to offer training to the public on recognizing signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal...

Giglio Responds to Governor’s State of the State Address

“Since I began serving as the Assemblywoman for Long Island’s 2nd Assembly District, I have been and continue to be solution-oriented and focused on proposing legislation that will directly help New Yorkers. While I am looking forward to reviewing...

Giglio, Moms for Liberty Respond to Recommendation by CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) For Covid-19 Vaccines to be Included in Childhood Immunization Schedule

Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C,I-Riverhead) and the nonprofit organization Moms for Liberty joined forces in a press conference earlier today calling on state lawmakers and candidates to pledge that they will not include the COVID-19 vaccinations as a...