Byrne Joins Assembly Colleagues to Ensure Death Benefits Get to Families of Municipal Front-line Workers

Posted: May 29, 2020 in First Responders, Health, In the News, Workers

           Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report that after much advocacy from front line public workers and his colleagues in the Assembly, early Friday morning he voted in favor of and helped pass legislation (A.10528) to ensure that families of municipal front-line workers who lost their lives to COVID-19 as a result of their service […]

Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA)

Utility Workers UWUA LOCAL 1-2 Endorse Byrne

Posted: May 27, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Energy, Workers

May 27, 2020 / Somers, NY – The members of the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 1-2 announced they proudly stand in support of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and strongly endorse his re-election to continue serving the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. Assemblyman Byrne thanked Vice President William Smith and the UWUA membership […]

Byrne Calls for ‘Jump-Start New York’ Initiative

Posted: April 22, 2020 in Business, In the News, Workers

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref- Mahopac) is pleased to announce the Assembly Minority Conference has introduced the Jump-Start New York initiative to stimulate the economy and assist New Yorkers who have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Based off of the “Small Business Emergency Recovery Act of 2020,” which the conference introduced during the budget, […]

ASSEMBLY MINORITY TASK FORCE MEETS AND DISCUSSES TODAY’S STUDENTS, TOMORROW’S PROFESSIONALS

Posted: November 13, 2019 in Business, Education, In the News, Workers

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) joined Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) in her Assembly District, with the Assembly Minority Task Force On Learning For Work co-chairs Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) and Mike Norris (R,I,C,Ref-Lockport), alongside other members of the Assembly Minority Conference, at a forum Tuesday evening in Saratoga County to discuss the best ways to transition students from high […]

Assistance to Employees Affected by Federal Shutdown

Posted: January 18, 2019 in Business, In the News, Workers

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce bill (A.881) has passed the Assembly. Introduced by Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City), Byrne co-sponsored the bill which would allow local governments to grant temporary extensions to employees affected by the federal government shut down to pay back local taxes. According to news reports from Westchester News […]

AFL-CIO ENDORSES BYRNE FOR ASSEMBLY

Posted: October 18, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, In the News, Workers

  October 18, 2018 / Somers, NY –  Assemblyman Kevin Byrne continues to rack up new endorsements as he now earns support from the nation’s largest federation for organized labor. The New York state AFL-CIO, which did not endorse Byrne in 2016, has announced its support of Byrne in his 2018 re-election to the New York […]

Teachers for Byrne!

Posted: October 1, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, Education, In the News, Workers

August 14, 2018/ Latham, NY – Earlier this month, members of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) committee met and elected to endorse the Assemblyman Byrne in his bid for re-election in New York’s 94th Assembly District.  This high profile endorsement recognizes that teachers from across the region are standing together with their other […]

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 […]

UWUA LOCAL 1-2 BACKS BYRNE FOR RE-ELECTION

Posted: July 9, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, Energy, In the News, Workers

  The members of the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 1-2 proudly stands in supporting Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and strongly endorse his re-election to serve the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District.   Assemblyman Byrne thanked President Slevin and the UWUA membership for their strong endorsement, “The hard-working men and women of […]

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

TEAMSTERS No. 456 STANDS WITH BYRNE

Posted: July 9, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, In the News, Workers

  Earlier this month, Teamsters Local 456 President Louis A. Picani announced the organization’s proud endorsement of Kevin Byrne for re-election to serve the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District.   Reflecting on the endorsement Assemblyman Byrne said, “I’m truly honored to receive this endorsement. We were all shocked when less than two weeks […]

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 […]

A Future Without Indian Point…

Posted: December 20, 2017 in Energy, In the News, Workers

  CORTLANDT NY — On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, members of the New York State Indian Point Closure Task Force met again at the Cortlandt Town Hall for updates and reports on the plant’s pending closure.   At the meeting, New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that oversees the state’s […]

Entergy to Close Indian Point – What That Means For Us

Posted: January 24, 2017 in Business, Energy, Environment, Workers

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I-Mahopac) joins local leaders, State Sen. Terrence Murphy and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in questioning the implications of the closing of Indian Point Nuclear Facility. The shocking agreement that Gov. Cuomo and Entergy made to close Indian Point was struck without transparency or public input.  Byrne doesn’t fault Entergy for this […]