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BYRNE ANNOUNCES PROGRAM TO HELP RESIDENTS STAY WARM THIS WINTER

Posted: November 19, 2018

Over $372 million in funding available to qualifying homeowners through HEAP program   Homeowners are all too familiar with the considerable cost associated with keeping their home heated during the winter months. Now faced with the arrival of this year’s first storm, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (Mahopac) is working to ensure those who qualify for state […]

Byrne Wins Re-election!

Posted: November 8, 2018

WE WON! Assemblyman Byrne joined by his wife Briana addresses supporters on election night at the Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac.   November 8, 2018 / Mahopac, NY – After a long election night where Republicans in New York State faced many challenges, Assemblyman Byrne secured his re-election by a 14 point margin winning both Westchester […]

Byrne Crushes Competition in First Head to Head Debate

Posted: October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 / Mahopac, NY – Last night, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, (R-Mahopac) and his opponent Vedat Gashi (D) faced off in a candidate’s forum hosted by The League of Women Voters of Putnam County, held at the Mahopac Public Library. Before yesterday, Byrne participated in two separate “Meet the Candidate” forums hosted by the […]

Assemblyman Byrne Celebrates Summer Reading Challenge Participants

Posted: October 20, 2018

October 16, 2018 / Yorktown, NY – On Tuesday, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne hosted a special pizza party celebration to commemorate the accomplishments of local children who participated in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Over 20 students from local school districts were recognized for their participation. The Summer Reading Challenge encourages children to continue their educational studies […]

AFL-CIO ENDORSES BYRNE FOR ASSEMBLY

Posted: October 18, 2018

  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 […]

Byrne Gets Backing From New York City Detectives

Posted: October 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 […]

BOILERMAKERS FOR BYRNE

Posted: October 9, 2018

Oct. 9, 2018 / Albany, NY – The Boilermakers of Local Lodge No. 5 recently announced they are proud to endorse Kevin Byrne for the 94th District of the New York State Assembly. Boilermakers Local No. 5 President Tom Ryan said, “Today, more than ever, we need a man of character to represent our families […]

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

Posted: October 4, 2018

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 […]

BYRNE MEANS BUSINESS!

Posted: October 4, 2018

Oct. 4, 2018 / Albany, NY – Earlier today the Business Council of New York State PAC announced the endorsements of various state legislative candidates running for election this year. Among them, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref- Mahopac) earned the pro-business organization’s endorsement for his re-election to represent the people of New York’s 94th […]

BYRNE IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS. NFIB ENDORSES BYRNE

Posted: October 2, 2018

ALBANY, Oct. 2, 2018 – NFIB today announced that its New York political action committee has endorsed 74 candidates for state Assembly and Senate ahead of New York’s November General Election.  Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C, Ref) from New York’s 94th Assembly District (Putnam and northern Westchester) was among the list of endorsed candidates. Assemblyman Byrne reflected, […]

Teachers for Byrne!

Posted: October 1, 2018

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 […]

NURSES BACK BYRNE

Posted: September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 / Albany, NY – Nurses from throughout the state of New York have elected to endorse Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref- Mahopac) in his bid for re-election to serve the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. Marva Wade, RN  (NYSNA PAC Chair) and Jill Furillo, RN (NYSNA Executive Director) expressed […]

CONSERVAMERICA ENDORSES BYRNE FOR ASSEMBLY

Posted: September 18, 2018

Somers, NY – Earlier today, ConservAmerica President Robert Sisson announced that “ConservAmerica is pleased to endorse Kevin Byrne for New York’s 94th State Assembly seat. Kevin will be a champion for conservation and environmental protection in Albany.  New York’s natural resources provide jobs and recreation across the state and make possible the world famous clean drinking […]

PBA of NYS STANDS WITH BYRNE

Posted: September 14, 2018

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

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

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 […]

TWO NYS LAWMAKERS CALL ON COMMISSION TO CLOSE DOUBLE-DIPPING LOOPHOLE

Posted: September 8, 2018

Two New York state assemblymen from the Hudson Valley are asking a commission to close what they say is an egregious loophole. The loophole that allows for double dipping is something Republican Kevin Byrne and Democrat James Skoufis want to see closed. The assemblymen have written to members of the New York State Commission on […]

Byrne Applauds Deportation of Nazi War Criminal

Posted: August 28, 2018

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 BRINGS BACK $13K FOR PUTNAM VALLEY LIBRARY

Posted: August 21, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) announced today that he has successfully secured a $13,000 state grant for the Putnam Valley Library through New York State’s Bullet Aid program. The appropriation represents a major victory for proponents of state support for local libraries, and will assist the facility in its planned Community Room renovation […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES STATE GRANTS FOR LOCAL LIBRARIES

Posted: August 10, 2018

The photo attached depicts Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) reading Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, to a group of nursery school students at the Carmel Nursery School. Byrne is participating in Read Across America’s initiative to bring reading excitement to children of all ages and encourage students to engage in reading. Assemblyman […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES $100,000 PEACEABLE HILL WATER DISTRICT GRANT

Posted: August 9, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced his procurement of a $100,000 grant through the State and Municipal Facilities Program to support funding of the Peaceable Hill Water District. The project, which is scheduled to be completed this fall, represents a major step forward in Byrne’s collaborative efforts with local officials to improve Southeast residents’ access to […]

LAKE MOHEGAN PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION BACKS BYRNE FOR ASSEMBLY

Posted: August 4, 2018

  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 APPOINTED TO CO-CHAIR ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION TASK FORCE

Posted: July 31, 2018

  Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (Mahopac) announced today his appointment as co-chair of the recently formed Assembly Minority Task Force on Critical Infrastructure and Transportation. Currently the only Westchester or Putnam County representative at the state level to sit on the Transportation Committee, Byrne looks forward to using this appointment as an opportunity to continue advocating […]

BYRNE SCORES PERFECT ATTENDANCE… AGAIN!

Posted: July 22, 2018

  Assemblyman Kevin Byrne completed his first legislative session without missing a single vote!  While Assemblyman Byrne notes he hopes that their voting for the year is not yet over he appreciates the recognition while stating “that’s just me doing my job, following through on what I set out to do when I first ran […]

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

Posted: July 21, 2018

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. […]

UWUA LOCAL 1-2 BACKS BYRNE FOR RE-ELECTION

Posted: July 9, 2018

  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 […]

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TEAMSTERS No. 456 STANDS WITH BYRNE

Posted: July 9, 2018

  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

  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 REFLECTS ON END OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Posted: July 3, 2018

A legislative column from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac)   There’s an old saying, “Our liberty is never safe when the New York State Legislature is in session.” There’s definitely some truth to that. This past legislative session I successfully fought back against several initiatives that would have added to our state’s crushing tax burden, added excessive regulations […]

BYRNE VISITS PECKHAM MATERIALS PLANT

Posted: July 2, 2018

  On Monday, June 25, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) was welcomed by representatives of Peckham Materials Corp. for a tour of the organization’s plant in Carmel. Byrne’s visit provided an in-depth look at the important services Peckham provides, and offered great insight into how assistance can be provided at the state level to allow the […]

BYRNE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW DISTRICT OFFICE

Posted: June 29, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) welcomed colleagues and community members for an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of his new district office in Brewster on Tuesday, June 26.    On Tuesday, June 26, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of his […]

BYRNE URGES COLLEAGUES TO ADDRESS ETHICS REFORM BEFORE END OF SESSION

Posted: June 14, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne joined lawmakers in calling for ethics reform measures to be taken up before the conclusion of this year’s legislative session at a press conference in Albany on Wednesday, June 13.   Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and several colleagues in calling on state leaders to address […]

BYRNE KICKS OFF 2018 SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

Posted: June 9, 2018

Statewide initiative offers students incentives for reaching their academic goals    Assemblyman Kevin Byrne visited with students at Matthew Patterson Elementary school to celebrate the start of the New York State Assembly Summer Reading Challenge on Friday, June 8.   Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) celebrated the start of his 2018 New York State Assembly Summer […]

BYRNE, SCUCCIMARRA HOST ThinkDIFFERENTLY COMMUNITY FORUM

Posted: May 26, 2018

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 […]

BYRNE SUPPORTS APPOINTMENT OF NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL

Posted: May 22, 2018

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (Right) pictured with New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood (Left).   Albany, NY./ May 22, 2018  “Today’s appointment of Barbara Underwood to serve as New York’s attorney general for the remainder of this legislative term is a major victory for our state and its residents. While our politics may differ, I still recognize Ms. […]

BYRNE RALLIES AGAINST PAROLE FOR CONVICTED COP KILLER

Posted: May 16, 2018

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 COMMENTS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL SCHNEIDERMAN’S RESIGNATION

Posted: May 11, 2018

The New Yorker’s breaking story exposed the state’s former attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, for the despicable, mistrusting person we now know him to be.  While my anger and disappointment in our state’s top law enforcement officer swells, my heart also goes out to the brave victims who came forward to tell their story. These allegations gave […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES IMPENDING START TO ROUTE 6 REPAVING PROJECT

Posted: May 2, 2018

Construction on long awaited infrastructure improvement set to begin in late May, early June  After nearly a full year of pressing state leadership to address much needed infrastructure improvements on Route 6 in Putnam County, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I Ref-Mahopac) announced the bidding process for the project was complete, and construction is set to begin. […]

STATE ANTES UP TO PAVE DAMAGED THOROUGHFARES IN PUTNAM AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES

Posted: May 1, 2018

Assemblyman Byrne joined Putnam County Executive Odell and Senator Terrence Murphy earlier this year at a joint meeting with representatives from NYS DOT.   Albany, NY – The harsh winter left many roads in the Hudson Valley with potholes the size of craters and road surfaces that are so rough that driving on them should […]

BILL IMPROVING BALLOT CLARITY PASSES STATE ASSEMBLY

Posted: April 19, 2018

  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 WEIGHS IN ON PASSAGE OF 2018 STATE BUDGET

Posted: April 1, 2018

  “As we reflect on the passage of another state budget in Albany, we once again see how profoundly flawed and lacking in transparency the budget process has become. “Unfortunately, this year’s budget falls woefully short in providing meaningful tax relief for our overburdened working class families and fails to address the fundamental issues driving […]

BYRNE CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS NEW YORK’S AFFORDABILITY CRISIS

Posted: March 27, 2018

Voices opposition to potential $1 billion tax increases in governor’s proposed budget Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) voices concerns over proposed tax increases in this year’s state budget at a Reclaim New York Initiative press conference in Albany on Tuesday, March 27.   (Albany, NY) — Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined the Reclaim New York Initiative in […]

BYRNE CALLS FOR MEDICAID REFORM AND TAX RELIEF

Posted: March 20, 2018

Proposal would provide instant property tax relief for New Yorkers Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined several of his Assembly Minority colleagues in calling for a state takeover of non-federal Medicaid costs at a press conference in Albany on Monday, March 12.   On Monday, March 12, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined several of his Assembly Minority […]

BYRNE KICKS OFF 2018 CAMPAIGN

Posted: February 24, 2018

Assemblyman to seek second term representing the 94th District   Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a special celebration to commemorate the kickoff of his 2018 re-election campaign in Carmel on Saturday, February 24. Attracting over one hundred people, the event offered supporters a comprehensive look at Byrne’s accomplishments in his first term at the state […]

BYRNE TAKES STATE LEADERSHIP TO TASK AT TRANSPORTATION BUDGET HEARING

Posted: January 31, 2018

Focused on addressing local needs, delay in Route 6 repaving initiative Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) displays a photo of potholes on Route 6 in Putnam County during the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Transportation  on Thursday, January 25, 2018.   At the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Transportation, his first hearing since being named to the […]

BYRNE ASSIGNED TO ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

Posted: January 23, 2018

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb announced this week that freshman lawmaker Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) has been tapped as the newest member of the state Assembly’s Transportation Committee. Byrne serves as the only Putnam County representative at the state level to sit on this important committee, and this appointment reflects the lawmaker’s willingness to take on […]

BYRNE URGES ACCOUNTABILITY, FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY FOLLOWING GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PRESENTATION

Posted: January 19, 2018

A legislative statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) “Gov. Cuomo stood behind a podium that featured a sign reading “Stand United to Fight for New York” during his budget proposal earlier this week. Unfortunately, his insistence on blaming the federal government for New York’s tax woes, while doing very little at the state level to […]

BYRNE WEIGHS IN ON STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

Posted: January 3, 2018

A legislative statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) “In his 2011 State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo acknowledged the role our state’s tax system plays in driving young people and business owners to seek greener pastures elsewhere, saying New York, “has no future as the tax capitol of the nation.” Now seven years later, […]

BYRNE NAMED TO NEW YORK FARM BUREAU’S ‘CIRCLE OF FRIENDS’

Posted: December 27, 2017

Distinction recognizes lawmakers who have supported New York’s farmers   On December 21, the New York Farm Bureau named Kevin Byrne as one of the state lawmakers in its annual ‘Circle of Friends.’ Each year, this honor is bestowed on New York state legislators who demonstrate a profound commitment to supporting the state’s farmers and […]

A Future Without Indian Point…

Posted: December 20, 2017

  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 […]

PUTNAM AWARDED $1.2 MILLION FOR DANBURY-BREWSTER SEWER PROJECT

Posted: December 15, 2017

  CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that the Danbury-Brewster sewer project has been awarded $1.2 million in New York State funding. The project, which extends the Danbury sewer line over the state border and through the Route 6 corridor of Brewster, was granted Empire State Development money through the consolidated funding […]

BYRNE & MURPHY CONCLUDE SUCCESSFUL HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

Posted: December 14, 2017

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (left) and Chief of Staff Matt Covucci (right) delivered holiday food drive donations to the Brewster Community Food Pantry on Thursday, December 14.  This week, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sen. Terrence Murphy visited the First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown and the Brewster Community Food Pantry to distribute donations collected during their holiday […]

A Shore Thing: Governor Cuomo’s Signing of Legislation Earmarks Three Local Lakes for Waterfront Revitalization

Posted: December 4, 2017

Albany, NY – Our local waterways help sustain the economies of lakeside communities and serve as satisfying sanctuaries for fishing, boating, and swimming. Growing concern over the intrusive algae and pollution affecting Lake Baldwin, Lake Ossi and Lake Purdys prompted Senator Terrence Murphy and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne to author legislation designating these lakes as inland […]

BETTER BENEFITS FOR COMBAT VETERANS

Posted: November 22, 2017

Legislation will provide additional paid leave for state employees with combat experience On November 11, Gov. Cuomo signed and approved legislation amending military law to provide additional paid leave for state workers with combat experience. The bill, co-sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac), represents a big step forward in providing veterans with additional flexibility to […]

The Heat Is On: $327 Million Available Through Home Energy Assistance Program

Posted: November 21, 2017

Senator Terrence Murphy & Assemblyman Kevin Byrne Announce Program to Help Needy New Yorkers Stay Warm Albany, NY – Forecasters have predicted that this winter will be so cold that if you boil a pot of water, take it outside and toss it into the air, it will freeze and turn into ice crystals before […]

Letter To The Editor: Rename The New Cuomo Bridge

Posted: November 20, 2017

To the Editor: I voted against renaming the Tappan Zee Bridge earlier this year and I remain opposed to it today. In typical Albany fashion, the name change was sneaked into an omnibus bill in the middle of the night while the rest of the state was fast asleep during what’s referred to as an […]

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