Assemblyman Angelo Morinello, R-Niagara Falls, took his oath of office on Tuesday and was sworn-in as a member of the New York State Legislature.
Morinello was elected on Nov. 8. He will represent parts of Niagara and Erie counties, including the towns of Wheatfield, Niagara, Lewiston, Cambria, Grand Island, the City of Niagara Falls and parts of the City of North Tonawanda.
"I am thrilled to begin my service as the representative for the 145th Assembly District and get the legislative session under way," Morinello said. "I look forward to meeting my colleagues in the Assembly, and working with them to ensure we bring change to New York state's current economic and ethical climate. I am more than ready to go to bat for Western New York families and be their voice in the halls of the capitol."
Hon. Ann C. Crowell, Supreme Court justice for the Fourth Judicial District, administered the swearing-in ceremony. It was held at the Legislative Office Building in Albany.