Press Releases

Manktelow to Host Toys for Tots Drive

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is pleased to announce he will host a Toys for Tots drive now through December 1. He will be collecting new and unwrapped toys to be donated to local children this holiday season. Toys may be dropped off at Manktelow’s...

Manktelow Receives Civil Air Patrol Certification

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is pleased to announce he has been named Major of the Legislative Squadron and presented with his Civil Air Patrol ID card and certification. As a member of the New York State Legislative Squadron, he has shown...

Manktelow Helps Secure Funds for Walworth-Seely Public Library

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is pleased to announce $189,000 has been awarded to the Walworth-Seely Public Library by the New York State Education Department. This grant is part of the $14 million in capital improvement projects being awarded...

Manktelow Attends Ribbon Cutting for New Wayne County DMV

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) attended a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Wayne County Department of Motor Vehicles office in Lyons, NY on Tuesday, Sept. 21 with Wayne County Clerk Mike Jankowski and New York State DMV Commissioner Mark...

Manktelow: Eviction Moratorium Only Hurts New York

“If we continue to go this route, it is only going to create a snowball effect that becomes a bigger problem later on down the road. We shouldn’t be forcing landlords to suffer like this by prolonging the inevitable which will only hurt tenants in...

Manktelow Glad to See Gov. Cuomo Resign

 “After calling for it for months, I’m glad to see Gov. Cuomo has finally listened to the people of New York and resigned. Though it is a sad day for New Yorkers when our governor has to resign, we will rise above this together. I hope, though, that...

Attorney General Finds Gov. Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims to be True

“The governor needs to resign. If he doesn’t we must push forward with impeachment. It is time for the people of New York to have a governor who leads efficiently, has the best interests of New York in mind and actually respects the people they r...

Manktelow Pushes for Eliminating Mask Requirement for Minors

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his Assembly colleagues and parent-advocates for a press conference on Wednesday, June 9 to introduce legislation to prevent state agencies from requiring minors to wear masks. The legislation would end...

Manktelow Calls for Removing Disaster Emergency Declaration in New York

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his colleagues with the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences for a press conference on Monday, June 7 pushing for the termination of the state’s disaster emergency, which has been in place for the...

Manktelow Pushes to Free Young Children from New Face Mask Requirement

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) has signed onto a letter requesting that the state Department of Health overturn the governor’s newly-updated mandate requiring children as young as two to wear face masks. This update comes after the recent...

Manktelow Pushes for Prohibiting Book Deals for Politicians in Office

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his Assembly and Senate colleagues on Wednesday, May 19 for a press conference regarding a bill he co-sponsored (A.7107) which would prohibit elected officers and certain appointed officers in New York...

Manktelow Against Extending State’s Eviction Moratorium

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his colleagues with the Assembly Minority today for a virtual press conference to speak out against the upcoming bill (A.7175) to extend the state’s eviction moratorium. The current moratorium is set...

Manktelow Disappointed as Assembly Majority Blocking Bill to Help Elderly Veterans

 Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is disappointed in the Assembly Majority’s decision to block a bill (A.5003) in the Assembly Ways and Means Committee which would have given veterans age 85 and older an exemption on their personal income...

Manktelow Pushes to Help Lift Restrictions on Bars & Restaurants

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“It is high time we start helping our businesses. Over the past year, due to the executive orders issued by the governor, thousands of restaurants and bars have shut their doors permanently. I join my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate in calling...

Manktelow Supports Impeachment Resolution for Gov. Cuomo

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference to introduce an impeachment resolution at a press conference in Albany this afternoon. Despite growing calls for his resignation from both sides of the...

Assembly Majority Allows Gov. Cuomo to Extend His Emergency Powers Should He Desire to Do So

 “Today, I was disappointed to watch Assembly Majority pass a bill which claimed to repeal the governor’s emergency powers, when in all actuality it allows the governor to extend his powers every 30 days should he deem it necessary. In response,...

Manktelow: Local Roads are Essential

“Today, we once again gathered on the steps of the state Capitol to call for the restoration of $120.6 million in transportation aid cut from the previous year’s budget and the addition of funding to help better maintain local roads, bridges and culverts....

Assembly Majority Avoids Removal of Gov. Cuomo’s Emergency Powers

 “It is embarrassing that despite the nursing home scandal, the sexual harassment investigations and other missteps, the Assembly Majority continues to support the governor and refuses to take away his emergency powers that have been unquestionably...

Manktelow Calls for a Full Investigation on Gov. Cuomo & Commissioner Zucker’s Handling of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

“After speaking to numerous families who have suffered the loss of a loved one due to COVID-19 in nursing homes, one thing is abundantly clear: they are calling for the governor’s resignation and at this point I can’t disagree with them. The families...

Manktelow Pushes to Subpoena Commissioner Zucker on Nursing Home Deaths Cover-Up

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) has joined his Assembly colleagues in calling upon their Majority counterparts on the Assembly Oversight, Health and Aging Committees to sign a petition which would send a subpoena to New York State Commissioner...