New York’s Bravest Back Byrne: Assemblyman Earns NYC Uniformed Firefighters Assoc. Endorsement

Posted: October 21, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Public Safety

(October 21, 2020) – New York, NY – The Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) has announced its endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election. This endorsement is one of dozens highlighting the support that the Assemblyman has received for re-election from a diverse set of unions, organizations, and community groups. In a message to its membership announcing the endorsement, UFA President Andrew Ansbro […]

Assemblyman Byrne Receives Coveted Endorsement from Protect Our Police PAC

Posted: October 15, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Public Safety

(October 15, 2020) – Assemblyman Kevin Byrne has received an endorsement from Protect Our Police PAC, a national organization devoted to endorsing and supporting pro-law enforcement candidates. The organization recently released its 2020 endorsement list for governors, lieutenant governors, attorneys general, and state legislators. Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, running for re-election in the 94th Assembly District in New […]

NYS Police Investigators Association endorses Byrne for Re-election

Posted: October 14, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Public Safety, Workers

(October 14, 2020) – The New York State Police Investigators Association, Local 4, IUPA, AFL-CIO has announced its backing of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election in the 94th Assembly District. In their announcement, the organization highlighted Byrne’s “experience, integrity, and independence” that made him the clear choice for the Assembly. “You have clearly demonstrated yourself as a […]

Westchester County PBA Backs Byrne: “Fair, Honest, and Effective”

Posted: October 13, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Public Safety, Workers

(October 13, 2020) – The Westchester County Department of Public Safety PBA (PBA) has announced its support for Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s re-election to the 94th Assembly District. Byrne, who is running for his third term, was heralded by the PBA for his “accomplishment and commitment to the law enforcement community.” In a letter to the Assemblyman announcing […]

Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association Endorses Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for Re-election

Posted: October 12, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Equality, First Responders, Public Safety, Workers

(October 12, 2020) – The Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association (WHLEA) has announced their endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election in the 94th assembly district. The organization touted the Assemblyman’s unwavering commitment to supporting law enforcement as a primary reason for supporting his candidacy. “You have always backed the blue,” President Eddie Martinez and Chairman Hector Lopez said […]

More First Responders Back Byrne For Assembly

Posted: October 5, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Health, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

EMS, Dispatchers, and Police (October 6, 2020) – More endorsements from first responder organizations are piling up for Kevin Byrne’s bid for re-election to the 94th Assembly District. The joint endorsement comes from the Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors, Local 2507 – FDNY; Uniformed EMS Officers Union, Local 3621-FDNY; Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent […]

F.O.P. Stands With Byrne For Assembly

Posted: September 8, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

September 8, 2020/ Hicksville, NY – The New York State Fraternal Order of Police has joined the ranks of the numerous other first responders and organized labor organizations to endorse Assemblyman Kevin Byrne in his bid for re-election this year. In a letter dated August 18, 2020, NYS FOP President Michael Essig wrote, “As the […]

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds Event in Northern Westchester

Posted: September 4, 2020 in Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

                 Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his office’s annual Shed the Meds event in Northern Westchester where he teamed up with local partners like Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, the Alliance for Safe Kids, and the Yorktown Police department. The event, which took place on Thursday Sept. 3, […]

New York City’s Fire Officers Back Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for Re-Election

Posted: September 4, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

September 4, 2020/ New York, NY – Assemblyman Kevin Byrne continues to earn support from first responders and labor unions alike. Earlier today, the Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA) announced their endorsement of the Assemblyman for re-election to represent the 94th Assembly District. In a letter announcing the endorsement, UFOA President James Lemonda noted that […]

Putnam’s Finest Stand With Byrne

Posted: September 1, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

September 1, 2020 / Carmel, NY – The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Police Benevolent Association is the most recent among a growing list of law enforcement agencies to voice their strong support of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne as he seeks re-election. Assemblyman Byrne thanked the members of the PBA, “I have been privileged to live in […]

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds Event in Putnam

Posted: August 26, 2020 in Drug Crisis, Environment, First Responders, Health, In the News, Public Safety

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his office’s annual Shed the Meds event where he teamed up with local partners like Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, the Prevention Council of Putnam, Brewster Volunteer Fire Department and the Brewster Police Department. The event, which took place on Monday, Aug. 24, collected nearly 200 pounds of unwanted medication to be […]

New York City’s Finest Back Byrne

Posted: August 25, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

August 25, 2020 / New York, NY – Adding to an already impressive list of endorsements, New York City’s Finest has made it official that they have endorsed Assemblyman Kevin Byrne in his bid for re-election to represent the 94th Assembly District. In a letter to Assemblyman Byrne announcing the endorsement, NYC PBA President Pat […]

NYS Court Officers Stand With Byrne

Posted: August 18, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

August 18, 2020 / New York, NY – New York State Court Officers Association (NYSCOA) are the most recent organization to join the growing list of first responder organizations endorsing Assemblyman Kevin Byrne in his bid for re-election. NYSCOA President Dennis Quirk formally announced the endorsement in a letter to the Assemblyman. Assemblyman Byrne offered […]

New York State Troopers PBA Stands with Byrne For New York 94th Assembly District!

Posted: August 14, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, First Responders, Public Safety, Workers

August 14, 2020 / Somers, NY – Earlier this month, the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, Inc. proudly announced the organization’s endorsement of Kevin Byrne for re-election to NYS Assembly 94th District.             “It is with careful consideration that the NYSTPBA is endorsing Kevin Byrne for re-election to NYS Assembly 94th […]

Yonkers PBA Backs Byrne

Posted: August 10, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, In the News, Public Safety

August 10, 2020 / Somers, NY – Yonkers Finest announced earlier in May they have officially decided to back Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election to continue serving the hard-working people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. In a letter announcing the endorsement to the Assemblyman, Yonkers PBA President Det. Keith Olson said “I am proud […]

Lake Mohegan Firefighters Back Byrne

Posted: August 4, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

Somers, NY / August 4, 2020 – The brave men and women of the Lake Mohegan Professional Firefighters Local 2956 have cast their Lott with Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, providing their strong endorsement in his effort to seek re-election. This is the most recent endorsement adding to a long list of already received from various first […]

Byrne Secures Key Endorsement From Westchester County Corrections Superior Officers Association

Posted: July 28, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Public Safety, Workers

July 28, 2020 / Somers, NY – Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s campaign is proud to announce the assemblyman has secured a key endorsement from the Westchester County Corrections Superior Officers Association (WCCSOA). WCCSOA President Bruce Donnelly commended the the assemblyman in a letter that issued the endorsement, “It is my pleasure to announce Westchester County Corrections […]

Westchester County Corrections Benevolent Association Endorse Byrne

Posted: July 13, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

July 13, 2020 / Somers, NY – Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s re-election campaign is proud to announce it secured the endorsement of the Westchester County Corrections Benevolent Association (COBA). In a letter to the Assemblyman declaring the endorsement, Westchester County COBA President Neil Pellone added “You have proven to be a staunch advocate of Unions and […]

Byrne Clinches Endorsement from Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester

Posted: June 25, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Public Safety, Workers

June 25, 2020 / Somers, NY – This past month, in a letter dated May 19, 2020, the Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester, otherwise known as the A.P.A., announced its endorsement for Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s re-election campaign to represent New York’s 94th Assembly District.   “The Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester has enthusiastically endorsed Assemblyman […]

Byrne Stands Firm With First Responders

Posted: June 15, 2020 in Public Safety

            Last week, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac), voted against the full repeal of section 50-a in the New York State Civil Rights Law (A10611), which eliminated long standing protections that were afforded to not only police officers, but corrections officers, probation officers, and firefighters/paramedics as well. Personnel records were previously shielded from disclosure by 50-a, […]

L.E.E.B.A. Backs Byrne

Posted: June 7, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Environment, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

New York, NY – Members of the Law Enforcement Employees Benevolent Association (L.E.E.B.A.) announced its strong endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for his re-election to keeping serving the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. In a letter to the assemblyman announcing the endorsement L.E.E.B.A. President Kenneth Wynder wrote “We have been witnessing the work […]

Positive Train Control Finally Completed in Hudson Region

Posted: April 14, 2020 in In the News, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transportation

A Letter to the Editor from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             In early March, the MTA and Metro-North completed full implementation of positive train control (PTC) on both the Hudson and Harlem lines. For those who have been following this issue closely, this is something that I have been pushing for consistently during our Joint […]

EMS and 911 Dispatch are Essential in COVID-19 Crisis

Posted: April 3, 2020 in Health, In the News, Public Safety

A Letter to the Editor from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) To Our Friends in the First Responder Community, Since Gov. Cuomo announced the 100 percent workforce reduction of all non-essential businesses, I’ve heard many of you expressing your concern and dismay about EMS and 911 dispatch not being listed alongside fire protection and law enforcement […]

Byrne Voices Concerns With Green Light Law’s Effect On National Security

Posted: February 25, 2020 in Immigration, In the News, Public Safety

           Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) attended a press conference this week regarding the Green Light Law (A.3675B) and Gov. Cuomo’s threats to deny law enforcement access to the DMV database. In attendance were members of the State Assembly and Senate and U.S. Congress. The Green Light Law permits illegal immigrants to obtain New York driver’s licenses […]

Byrne Stands with Law Enforcement Against Bail Reform

Posted: February 7, 2020 in First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) joined Sheriff Robert L. Langly, Jr. of Philipstown and other law enforcement officials, alongside Assembly colleagues and state senators, for a rally at the state Capitol on Tuesday, February 4 to push for the repeal of bail reform. ​Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) attended a rally at the state Capitol today alongside over 250 law […]

Governor Shuts Out Legislative Leaders from Medicaid Redesign Team

Posted: February 5, 2020 in Health, In the News, Public Safety

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             “It is a slap in the face to both Republican and Democratic members of the Senate and Assembly to not have their respective leaders included in the Medicaid Redesign Team II (MRT 2), which is currently made up entirely by appointments from Gov. Cuomo. This is in contrast […]

Byrne Stands with Victims of Bail “Reform” and Demands Change

Posted: January 22, 2020 in In the News, Public Safety

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski), Assembly colleagues, law enforcement officials and the families affected by the newly-implemented bail reform law on Wednesday, January 15 at the state Capitol. Speakers at the conference included Sheila Harris, who lost her cousin, Maria “Rosie” Osai, a mother of three, who was […]

Byrne Says No To Property Tax Hike & Calls Out Cuomo On Ignoring Bail Crisis

Posted: January 8, 2020 in In the News, Public Safety, Taxes

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             “Gov. Cuomo alluded to forcing county governments to pay a larger share of Medicaid costs at this year’s State of the State. Let me be crystal clear, forcing more Medicaid costs on local property taxpayers is not a viable solution to our state’s budget deficit and would […]

NYSEG settles with NYS over 2018 March Winter Storms Riley & Quinn- largest ever for failure to follow a utility’s emergency response plan

Posted: December 26, 2019 in Energy, In the News, Public Safety

More than a year and a half after two consecutive winter storms battered the region and left thousands without power for up to a week or longer, the executive branch has announced a $10.5 million settlement — the largest ever for failure to follow a utility’s emergency response plan.  According to a release provided by the […]

Pudding Street Overpass Construction Underway!

Posted: October 17, 2019 in In the News, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transportation

Project will Enhance Safety and Mobility along Historic Roadway Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that work is getting underway on a $28.9 million project that will construct a new bridge over the Taconic State Parkway at the Pudding Street intersection in Putnam Valley as well as new ramps that will better enable motorists […]

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds in Carmel

Posted: September 22, 2019 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of the Shed the Meds event he hosted in Carmel on September 21st at the Carmel Town Hall. Seven bags worth of unwanted medication were collected and will be safely disposed of by the Carmel Police Department. The event was co-hosted with Drug Crisis in our Backyard, Carmel Town Hall, and the Carmel Police Department. “Thank you to Drug […]

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds in Yorktown

Posted: September 10, 2019 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of the Shed the Meds event he hosted in Yorktown on Monday, September 9 at the Jefferson Village Activities Center which collected over 100 pounds of unwanted and expired medication. The event was co-hosted with Alliance for Safe Kids, Drug Crisis in our Backyard and […]

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 HELPS PASS LEGISLATION TO RESTORE LIBERTY, PROTECT YOUTH SHOOTING & SAFETY PROGRAMS

Posted: June 21, 2019 in 2nd Amendment, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the passage of a bill (A.08174) that would amend the  “Safe Storage” law (A.2686A) which previously passed in the Assembly on March 4, 2019. While the original bill was controversial by itself, shortly after its passage unintended consequences were revealed that threatened all youth shooting programs in […]

Byrne Protects Victims by Pushing for Extending Time Between Parole Reconsideration

Posted: May 30, 2019 in In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref- Mahopac) joined Assembly colleagues in Albany calling for passage of Ramona’s Law, a legislative proposal (A.6663) to extend the maximum amount of time for parole reconsideration for prisoners convicted of violent crimes such as; Murder in the First Degree, Aggravated Murder, Murder in the Second Degree, Rape in the First Degree, […]

Byrne Votes To Enhance School Bus Safety

Posted: March 20, 2019 in Education, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) voted to pass a bill (A.4950A) to enhance school bus safety in New York on Tuesday, March 19.             Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the passage of a bill (A.4950A) which would create a program to allow local governments to place cameras on school buses in order to hold […]

Byrne defends Constitution, rights of law abiding gun owners, and public safety

Posted: January 29, 2019 in 2nd Amendment, In the News, Public Safety

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) regarding “Red Flag” Legislation I voted against the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) legislation, commonly referred to as the “Red Flag Law,” because it presents several problems for law-abiding gun owners and the public in general. Its flaws include opportunities for exploitation and abuse, lack of timely due process, and it provides no […]

Byrne Gets Backing From New York City Detectives

Posted: October 17, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

October 17, 2018 / New York, NY – The greatest detectives in the world announced their endorsement of Kevin Byrne for New York’s 94th Assembly District.  The Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc., which represents 17,000 active and retired New York Police Department Detectives, announcement its political endorsements on its website earlier today. “I am honored to receive […]

NEW YORK’S FINEST BACK BYRNE

Posted: October 12, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

October 12, 2018 / New York, NY – New York’s finest in blue have announced its endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s re-election campaign.  President Patrick J. Lynch of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of the City of New York made the announcement on behalf of the hard-working men and women the PBA represents. President Lynch stated […]

Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester Back up Byrne

Posted: October 12, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, In the News, Public Safety

October 12, 2018 /  Somers, NY – Following extensive candidate interviews, the Affiliated Police Associations (APA) of Westchester announced its endorsements for state level candidates seeking office this November. Assemblyman Kevin Byrne was among the candidates who received the organization’s strong endorsement.   “On behalf of the more than 4,000 law enforcement officers of the […]

Fraternal Order of Police Stands with Byrne

Posted: October 11, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

October 11, 2018 / Hicksville, NY – Earlier today, the New York State Fraternal Order of Police announced its endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne in his re-election campaign to represent the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. NYS FOP President Michael Essig said “As the oldest and largest national association of law enforcement professionals […]

PUTNAM’S FINEST BACK BYRNE FOR RE-ELECTION

Posted: October 10, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

October 10, 2018 / Carmel, NY – At yesterday’s meeting of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept. PBA, it was announced that Assemblyman Kevin Byrne had secured the organization’s endorsement in his bid for re-election. “The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Police Benevolent Association is proud to announce its strong endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne as he […]

L.E.E.B.A. Backs Byrne

Posted: October 4, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

August 22, 3018/ New York, NY – Earlier this past month, members of the Law Enforcement Employees Benevolent Association (L.E.E.B.A.) announced its strong endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for his re-election to serve the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. L.E.E.B.A. President Kenneth Wynder cited Byrne’s “experience and knowledge” which made him an excellent […]

PBA of NYS STANDS WITH BYRNE

Posted: September 14, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

September 14, 2018 / Albany, NY – The Police Benevolent Association of New York State (“PBA of NYS”) has announced the endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for his re-election campaign. In announcing their decision to the Assemblyman, Daniel M. De Federecis, Executive Director and Counsel to PBA of NYS said “Your respect and support for […]

No To Sex Offenders Voting in Schools!

Posted: September 14, 2018 in Education, Elections, In the News, Public Safety

Valhalla, NY – This past May, Governor Andrew Cuomo granted conditional pardons to more than 24,000 criminals, including a number of dangerous level 3 sexual offenders. The controversial move allows them to vote in today’s election primaries along with other ruthless felons like Herman Bell, who ambushed and murdered two police officers in 1971 and […]

MAHOPAC H.S. GRAD GRABS THE WHEEL TO STOP DISTRACTED DRIVING

Posted: September 12, 2018 in Education, In the News, Public Safety, Transportation

Works with Murphy, Byrne, Local Police and Schools to Create Distracted Driving Program Mahopac, NY – According to statistics compiled by the Department of Transportation, 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in 2016, an increase of 5.6% from 2015. Of this total, 3,450 were attributed to distracted driving deaths. Studies show that young drivers […]

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 […]

LAKE MOHEGAN PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION BACKS BYRNE FOR ASSEMBLY

Posted: August 4, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

  Wednesday, August 1st, I.A.F.F. Local 2956 President Paul C. Denault called Assemblyman Byrne and informed him that “on behalf of the Lake Mohegan Professional Fire Fighters I.A.F.F. Local 2956, I am proud to announce our endorsement for your reelection in New York State’s 94th Assembly District.”   Denault lauded Assemblyman Byrne for his dedication and […]

BYRNE JOINS MURPHY, YORKTOWN OFFICIALS AND RESIDENTS TO “SHED THE MEDS”

Posted: July 21, 2018 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

Murphy’s Drug Take-Back Program Has Kept Thousands of Pounds of Prescription Drugs Off the Streets   Yorktown, NY – Nearly three-fourths of all drug overdose deaths in the United States are now caused by opioids – that includes common prescription painkillers found in the home as well as heroin and potent synthetic versions like fentanyl. […]

UNIFORMED FIRE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION STANDS WITH BYRNE FOR RE-ELECTION

Posted: July 9, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Workers

  The Uniformed Fire Officers Association representing 2,600 Lieutenants, Captains, Battalion Chiefs, Deputy Chiefs, Supervising Fire Marshals and Medical Officers of the New York City Fire Department, has endorsed Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for NY State Assembly in the 94th Assembly District.   “Our first responders are some of our nation’s greatest heroes,” said Byrne, “The […]

BYRNE RALLIES AGAINST PAROLE FOR CONVICTED COP KILLER

Posted: May 16, 2018 in In the News, Public Safety

Herman Bell accomplice, Anthony Bottom, is eligible for parole in June   On Wednesday, May 16, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined legislative colleagues from across New York at a press conference calling on the state’s board of parole to deny an upcoming parole request for cop-killer Anthony Bottom. Bottom, who executed two NYPD officers alongside […]

BYRNE AND SERINO HOST YELLOW DOT SAFETY EVENT

Posted: September 22, 2017 in Community, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Seniors

A special informational session regarding the New York State Sheriff Association’s Yellow Dot safety program, hosted by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sen. Sue Serino, was held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Putnam County Friendship Center in Putnam Valley. Attendees were treated to an educational and descriptive account of the program, which is designed to […]

YORKTOWN HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF PROPERLY DISCARDING MEDICATION

Posted: August 29, 2017 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Residents unloaded more than 200 pounds of unwanted prescription medications last week as part of the annual “Shed the Meds” event in Yorktown organized by state Sen. Terrence Murphy. Jefferson Village in Yorktown was the latest stop on Murphy’s district-wide tour, which began in Mount Pleasant on July 31. Two weeks ago, […]

ASSEMBLYMAN KEVIN BYRNE SPEAKS IN FAVOR OF DISTRACTED DRIVING LEGISLATION

Posted: April 24, 2017 in In the News, Public Safety, Transportation

On Monday, April 24, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne participated in a press conference in support of legislation aimed to reduce the increasing threat of injury due to automobile accidents caused by distracted drivers. The proposed bill, named ‘Evan’s Law’ in memory of Evan Lieberman, a young man who lost his life in a car accident with […]

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BYRNE CO-SPONSORS “KIRBY & QUIGLEY’S LAW”

Posted: February 27, 2017 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced that he joined as a co-sponsor of “Kirby & Quigley’s Law” (S.1680/A.3038). The proposed legislation was named after two Montgomery County dogs that were killed during a burglary on February 17, 2016. It would expand Buster’s Law and make it a felony offense to harm a companion animal during the […]

Murphy, Byrne, on N.Y. Sanctuary State Bill: Keep Dreaming

Posted: February 9, 2017 in Immigration, Public Safety

ALBANY, NY – Is New York set to become a sanctuary state for illegal immigrants? As the debate over illegal immigration rages at the national level, the New York State Assembly this week passed a package of bills by a slim two-vote majority which would prohibit state and local law enforcement from cooperating with federal […]

RALLY TO DEFEND OUR FIRST RESPONDERS

Posted: February 1, 2017 in First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

New York Senator Terrence Murphy and New York Assemblyman Kevin Byrne announced Tuesday that they are co-sponsoring the “Community Heroes Protection Act”, a piece of legislation that designates attacks against first responders as a hate crime. The legislation is meant to protect firefighters, law enforcement officers, corrections officers, and emergency medical services personnel from assaults that […]