Press Releases

Brown: Congratulations to Susan Broderick for her Promotion from Our District Office Manager to Chief of Staff

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Assemblyman Keith P. Brown (R,C-Northport) is proud to announce one of his district office staff members, Susan Broderick, has been promoted from district office manager to district office chief of staff. Brown had the opportunity to present a citation...

Brown Supports Call to Restore CHIPS Funding in New York State

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Assemblyman Keith P. Brown (R,C-Northport) was proud to wear orange in Albany last week in support of increasing funding for New York state’s Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS). New York residents, road workers and lawmakers...

Brown: Making To-Go Drinks Permanent in Our State Would be a Terrible Mistake

“The Governor’s proposal to make alcoholic to-go drink sales from restaurants and bars in our state permanent will have disastrous consequences in the near future. While many small businesses are pleased with the proposal as to-go sales have helped...

Brown: New York City Should No Longer Be a Sanctuary City

“Until we see significant policy changes, we cannot stop talking about the migrant crisis here in Albany. It is still a major problem, and it is a problem that is still growing as thousands of migrants continue to enter our state. We are reaching a...

Brown: Keeping New Yorkers Safe Needs to be our Priority

“The attack on two NYPD officers we saw committed by a group of migrants and their ability to escape accountability for their actions has raised concerns from many communities statewide. Given how much our state has provided to migrants entering our...

Brown: One-Party Rule Strikes again with Bloated State Budget

“While there were aspects of Gov. Hochul’s state budget presentation I agreed with—directing funding toward mental health care and the fight against the fentanyl and opioid crisis—it’s disconcerting funding spent on migrants in New York City...

Brown Congratulates Board of Greenlawn Water District on Receiving Grant Funding Through NYS Water Infrastructure Improvement Act

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Assemblyman Keith Brown’s (R,C-Northport) office attended a ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, to help congratulate the Board of Greenlawn Water District on being awarded a $1.4 million grant through the NYS Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA)...

Brown: Protecting Motorists and Pedestrians from Drivers Impaired by Drugs is a Top Priority

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Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) attended a rally in Albany earlier today to speak out against drugged driving and support the call for legislation that will help keep everyone safe when out on the road. He was joined by assemblymembers on both...

Brown: Hochul’s State of the State Address Lacks Substance and Clarity New Yorkers are Looking for

“Gov. Hochul addressed some important concerns and issues during her State of the State address today: she plans to tackle the opioid and fentanyl crisis head-on, she plans to drastically improve mental health services for individuals and children,...

Brown: Deadly Fentanyl and Opioid Epidemic Requires Our Immediate Attention

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Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) attended a press conference alongside his Assembly colleagues in Albany earlier today to discuss new legislation to combat the fentanyl epidemic and drug crimes ravaging New York state. Specifically, Brown is hopeful...

Brown: Promising Start to Legislative Session

“This legislative session, I will be fighting for safety and support for middle-class families throughout the state. It’s an unfortunate reality we have all been affected by the opioid and fentanyl crisis in some capacity. As we begin the new year,...

Brown: Public School Enrollment is Down and Test Scores Remain Low in Our State, But We Can Find Solutions!

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) was shocked by an article written by the Times Union that shows New York state’s public school enrollment remained reduced even after the COVID-19 pandemic. Coupling this with data released by the State Education...

Brown To Recognize Seymour’s Boatyard For Registration On The NYS Historic Business Preservation Registry

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Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) will be recognizing Seymour’s Boatyard, a historical local business in Northport he nominated to be included on the New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry, for its recent registration. This beloved...

Brown: Rainbow Bridge Explosion Is Very Troubling Right Before Thanksgiving

“The explosion that occurred at the US-Canada Rainbow Bridge border crossing is very troubling, especially prior to this holiday weekend. What’s more disturbing is authorities have stated the vehicle was making its way into the US across the border....

Christmas Comes Early to The Vanderbilt Museum – Brown Helps Secure $500,000 Grant to Stabilize Boathouse

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Assemblyman Keith Brown (R, C-Northport) held a press conference in Suffolk County yesterday to present a $500,000 check to Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium President Jim Kelly to help stabilize the museum’s boathouse, which has slowly been sinking...

Brown: Raise the Age Must Be Modified

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) supports Albany County District Attorney David Soares in publicly condemning Albany Majority’s Raise the Age law, which has allowed teen criminals like Aalias Gilbert to repeatedly commit violent crimes and escape...

Brown Joins Elected Leaders to Stand in Support of Israel

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) joined local and state elected leaders earlier this week to stand in solidarity in support of Israel. Brown applauds the efforts of the White House to publicly condemn the attacks and send a carrier group to the...

Brown Holds Press Conference to Announce Publication of A Report On Co-Occurring Disorders to Promote Substance Abuse Services in Honor of Recovery Month

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) held a press conference today to announce the publication of a report, entitled “Strengthening the System of Care for Co-Occurring Disorders.” The press conference coincided with National Recovery Month. Joining...

Brown Introduces Vaping & Marijuana Diversion Program Bills for Underage Users

Assemblyman Keith P. Brown (R,C-Northport) has introduced two pieces of legislation this year in an effort to address issues that have emerged as a result of cannabis legalization. The first was bill A.5582A, which would require underage teens caught...

Brown: Suffolk County Libraries Receive State Aid for Construction Projects

Assemblyman Keith Brown (R,C-Northport) is proud to announce the Commack Public Library, the Harborfields Public Library and the Northport Public Library, located in Suffolk County, have been chosen by the New York state Education Department and the New...