Joseph Saladino

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Joseph S. Saladino
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 12th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Steven Labriola
Personal details
Born 1961/1962 (age 52–53)[1]
Political party Republican
Residence Massapequa, New York
Alma mater New York Institute of Technology
Profession broadcast journalist
Website Official website

Joseph S. Saladino (born 1961/1962[1]) is a member of the New York State Assembly and a former broadcast journalist. He represents the 12th Assembly district which includes Massapequa, Massapequa Park, Farmingdale and part of Levittown.

He was first elected in a special election on March 9, 2004.[2] To date, he has been the prime sponsor of one piece of legislation that became law, a bill making the striped bass the official saltwater fish of New York. He also helped push for Megan's Law, which eventually was passed.

Saladino is a lifetime resident of Massapequa. He graduated from Massapequa High School in 1979.[3] He completed his bachelor's degree and master's degree at the New York Institute of Technology. Saladino worked as a news anchor and broadcaster on Long Island, at radio stations WNYG and WALK, and television stations WLIW and News 12. He then became Executive Assistant for the Town of Hempstead. Before his election to the Assembly he was Director of Operations for the Town of Oyster Bay.[4]

His father is Joseph J. Saladino, a former New York Supreme Court Justice who died in 2000 at the age of 75.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Our picks in special elections". Newsday. March 5, 2004. p. A50. "Republican Joseph Saladino 42 ..." 
  2. ^ Mayberry, Kate (March 18, 2004). "Republican Joseph Saladino wins major victory in 12th AD". Massapequa Post. Retrieved March 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Massapequa Hall of Fame". Massapequa Post. July 9, 2008. Retrieved March 8, 2011. "(MHS 1979)" 
  4. ^ "Joseph S. Saladino: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 8, 2011. 
  5. ^ Boyle, Chris (September 21, 2010). "Tobay Marina Dedicated To Judge Joseph J. Saladino". Retrieved March 8, 2011. 

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Steven Labriola
New York State Assembly, 12th District