Press Releases

Assemblyman Manktelow enjoys spaghetti dinner with Lions Club

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On Saturday, March 9, 2019, Assemblyman Brian Manktelow R,C,I,Ref Lyons, attended a spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Walworth Lions Club at the Richard Mann Elementary School. The assemblyman is seen here with two local Boy Scouts who helped to serve...

Assemblyman Manktelow attends pancake breakfast in West Walworth

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Continuing on his quest to get to know residents in his district better, on Sunday March 10, 2019, Assemblyman Brian Manktelow R,C,I,Ref Lyons, attended a pancake breakfast at the West Walworth Fire Department. He is shown here with Peter Marini, a department...

Lawmakers to Federal Officials: Lake Level Forecasts Alarming

Senator Pam Helming (R,C,I, Ref.-Canandiagua) and Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I, Ref.-Lyons) are imploring federal officials to act quickly to prevent a repeat of 2017, when area businesses, local municipalities, and residents sustained tens of millions...

Manktelow Opposes Bill to Ban Gun Raffles

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow, (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) is vigorously opposing a bill that would ban firearms prizes in popular fundraising raffles held by fire departments, sportsmen’s clubs and other non-profits. “This legislation will do nothing...

Assemblyman Manktelow meets Gananda Central School representatives

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On February 15, Assemblyman Brian Manktelow R,C,I, Ref. Lyons met with with members of the Gananda school community the Lyons District Office. We discussed state aid and how that formula works, as well as other education concerns. These meetings help...

There is Plenty of Room in Upstate New York, Amazon!

“Seeing the deal to bring Amazon to NYC fall through is unsurprising considering how many people and businesses have already fled the state since Gov. Cuomo first assumed office. I continue to stand by my offer for Amazon to come to upstate New York...

Manktelow Supports Victims of Sexual Harassment at Hearing

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) attended a sexual harassment hearing alongside many other members of the Assembly on Wednesday, February 13. “Sexual harassment is a topic which should never be taken lightly,” said Manktelow....

Manktelow Introduces New Legislation to Protect Domestic Violence Victims & Their Unborn Children

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) and Assemblyman Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) were pleased to announce the intention to introduce legislation to protect not only women who are victims of domestic violence but their unborn children. This...

Manktelow Fights $75 Million Cut to At-Home Care

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) attended a press conference this afternoon which protested Gov. Cuomo’s proposed $75 million cut to the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), a statewide Medicaid program which allows...

Manktelow: Single-Payer Health Care Limits Choices & Costs New Yorkers More

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) adamantly opposes the single-payer health care system that Majority state legislators are advocating this Legislative Session. The proposal comes with the possibility of raising New Yorker’s income taxes...

Assemblyman Manktelow meets with Marion Agricultural Educator in Albany

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This week in Albany, Assemblyman Brian Manktelow R,C,I, Ref. Lyons met with Jenny Clark, a teacher at Marion Elementary School to discuss teaching children about agriculture. It's important not only so young people know where their food comes from, but...

Manktelow Votes to Shoot Down More Gun Control

Editor’s Note: Visit (https://youtu.be/rXsFA4is6lY) for an .mp4 file of Assemblyman Manktelow’s interview for immediate use Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) adamantly opposes a majority of the bills to increase gun control in New...

Manktelow: AIM Funding Cuts

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons), on behalf of towns and villages in his district and across all of New York State, is imploring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to restore $59 million to the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities program in the state’s...

Upstate and Our Roads Matter

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Editor’s Note: https://youtu.be/uJLqTd_AgUA Click Here for an .mp4 file of Assemblyman Manktelow’s interview for immediate useAssemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) joined his colleagues with the Assembly today for a press conference...

Manktelow Votes Against Abortion, Encourages Adoption

“Today I voted against the Reproductive Health Act because I believe there is always another option. I know two women who chose not to abort their children, and though I have never met them, I see them each and every day in my two eldest children...

Not Enough for Upstate in Gov. Cuomo’s Budget

“The Governor has a lot of progressive ideas that he proposed in the State of the State and in the budget. One of the better things that he talked about was having broadband internet across New York State by 2020,” Assemblyman Brian Manktelow...

Manktelow Starts 2019 Legislative Session

Editor’s Note: Visit (https://youtu.be/rFEQ3dtO49s) for an .mp4 file of Assemblyman Manktelow’s interview for immediate use Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) joined his colleagues today on the first day of New York’s 2019 legislative...

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow one of nine new Minority Assembly members

Albany -- Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) and the Assembly Minority Conference today welcomed nine new Members during a public swearing-in ceremony in Hearing Room B of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. The new legislators...

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow Sworn in For First Term

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow takes the oath of office on Jan. 1, 2019. His wife, Crystal, holds the family Bible as Lyons Town Justice Larry Hartwell swears him in.
LYONS – With more than 150 friends, family and supporters in attendance, Assemblyman Brian Manketelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) took the oath of office in the historic Board of Supervisors’ chambers in the Wayne County Courthouse on Jan. 1, 2019. Lyons Town...