Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Byrne

Posted: June 29, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Equality

New York, New York / June 23, 2020 – Earlier this past month, Ashton Theodore Randle, State Chairman of Log Cabin Republicans of New York announced the organization’s strong endorsement of Assemblyman Byrne. Randle praised Byrne for his integrity, work-ethic and independence, citing Byrne’s numerous accomplishments not only for the people of Westchester & Putnam […]

Byrne Passes Resolution to Proclaim Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day in New York

Posted: June 11, 2020 in Equality, Health, Life

A complete video of the resolution passing, including remarks from Assembly members Byrne and Bichotte may be viewed HERE Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the resolution he introduced to proclaim October 15, 2020 as Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day in the state of New York has passed the Assembly unanimously. Sadly, […]

BYRNE: A VICTORY FOR EQUALITY AND JUSTICE

Posted: January 31, 2020 in Equality, In the News

Editor’s Note: Attached are two letters sent to Gov. Cuomo from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report that Gov. Cuomo has recently agreed to expand eligibility for the Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program (SCAHC). The program has been allocated $45 million in grant funding to help […]

Byrne Provides Overview of 2019 Legislative Session

Posted: July 29, 2019 in Equality, In the News, Taxes

A Op-Ed from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             This June marked the end of this year’s legislative session in Albany. Throughout my time in the Assembly, I have made it a priority to advocate for a more responsible, effective, limited government that respects taxpayers’ wallets and protects their liberties. Our government needs to first focus on fundamentals […]

State Does More to Protect Communities at Risk From Hate Crimes

Posted: July 24, 2019 in Equality, In the News, Public Safety

               Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is excited to announce New York State’s Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program has been enhanced with an additional $20 million to further a matching grant option.  The program provides new capital funding to support safety and security projects at nonpublic schools, day camps and cultural museums at risk of hate crimes […]

Byrne Hosts Sensory-Friendly Movie Screening

Posted: June 12, 2019 in Community, Equality, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a free, sensory-friendly screening of “The Secret Life of Pets 2” on Saturday, June 8 at Carmel Cinema for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. To help children and their families better enjoy themselves, the movie’s volume was lowered and the house lights were set […]

Supporting the Child Victims Act and Serving Justice

Posted: January 31, 2019 in Equality, In the News

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) “Everyone deserves the opportunity to seek justice against their abuser. On Monday, I voted ‘yes’ to pass the Child Victims Act to help those who suffered horrific child abuse get the justice they deserve.”

Byrne Applauds Deportation of Nazi War Criminal

Posted: August 28, 2018 in Equality, In the News, Public Safety

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) August 27, 2018 “Last June, I joined Assemblyman Dov Hikind and 83 of my other Assembly colleagues from both sides of the aisle in calling for the immediate deportation of Nazi war criminal Jakiw Palij. Today, I am proud to report that after years of dedicated efforts, the […]

BYRNE, SCUCCIMARRA HOST ThinkDIFFERENTLY COMMUNITY FORUM

Posted: May 26, 2018 in Community, Equality, In the News

Officials vow to foster inclusive and supportive environments for residents with special needs (Left to right) Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra offered remarks in support of the region’s commitment to the ThinkDIFFERENTLY initiative at a community forum on Friday, May, 25.   Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne […]

BILL IMPROVING BALLOT CLARITY PASSES STATE ASSEMBLY

Posted: April 19, 2018 in Elections, Equality, In the News

  Nonpartisan legislation would require clear communication notifying voters of two-sided ballots   Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today the state Assembly’s passage of a bill (A.09923) which would require clear instructions to indicate to voters whether or not an election ballot is two-sided. The nonpartisan legislation, introduced by Assemblyman David Buchwald and co-sponsored by […]

BYRNE HOSTS MOVIE SCREENING FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Posted: October 20, 2017 in Community, Equality, Health, In the News

Free red carpet event featured screening of ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ On Saturday, October 14, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a special movie event for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. The free event, presented in partnership with Green Chimneys, Putnam ARC and Carmel Cinema, offered attendees the chance to walk the red […]

MUSIC TO OUR EARS: SENATOR MURPHY, ASSEMBLYMAN BYRNE PRESENT $1,000 GRANT TO THE F.O.P. STEPHEN P. DRISCOLL MEMORIAL PIPE BAND

Posted: June 26, 2017 in Equality, First Responders, In the News

Carmel, NY – The bagpipes have been a staple of music for as long as there have been parades, memorial services and traditional ceremonies. Renowned composers such as Joseph Hayden and Ludwig Van Beethoven wrote symphonies incorporating the bagpipes. The unique sound of the pipes can even be heard in non-traditional music in the songs […]