Press Releases

Byrne and Serino Host Yellow Dot Safety Event

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A special informational session regarding the New York State Sheriff Association’s Yellow Dot safety program, hosted by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sen. Sue Serino, was held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Putnam County Friendship Center in Putnam Valley....

Byrne and Serino Host Yellow Dot Safety Event

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A special informational session regarding the New York State Sheriff Association’s Yellow Dot safety program, hosted by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sen. Sue Serino, was held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Putnam County Friendship Center in Putnam Valley....

Free Fishing Days for the Whole Family!

Byrne Delivers $13,000 In Aid To Mahopac Public Library

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) announced today that he has successfully provided the Mahopac Public Library with an additional $13,000 in state aid through New York state’s bullet aid program. The Mahopac Public Library announced it...

This Dot Could Save Your Life

Byrne Sponsored Bill Banning Electronic Cigarettes on School Campuses Receives Governor’s Signature

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced that on July 25, 2017 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation A.611/S.750 that immediately banned the use of electronic cigarettes on all public and private school grounds in New York. Byrne is a...

New York State Legislation Supports The Peekskill Hollow Creek

This week, New York State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref.-Mahopac) announced the new designation of the Peekskill Hollow Creek as an inland waterway. This designation was made possible through legislation, introduced by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and...

Fighting for Our Values. Fighting for Our Safety.

Byrne Weighs In On First Legislative Session

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In late June, I finished my first legislative session in the New York State Assembly. Despite its many challenges, it is always a privilege to serve on behalf of the many hardworking men and women in the 94th Assembly District. The familiar frustrations...

Byrne Supports Health Fair For Putnam Valley Seniors

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On July 12, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) participated in the 2017 Putnam Valley Senior Health Fair at the Putnam Valley Senior Center. Hundreds of local residents attended the free event offered in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian...

Byrne, Murphy Pass Watershed Legislation to Provide Economic Steam for The Revitalization Of Local Lakes

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopec) and Sen. Terrence Murphy announced today the passage of legislation designating Baldwin Lake, Ossi Lake and Lake Purdys as inland waterways for the purpose of waterfront revitalization. Aimed at protecting...

Byrne Announces $1.7 Million in Funding To Pave Local Roads

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A five-mile section of Route 6 in Putnam County will be repaved thanks to $1.7 million in state funding, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced earlier today. The considerable infrastructure investment, part of a statewide initiative that...

Byrne Encourages Participation in Summer Reading Challenge

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopec) is pleased to announce his participation in the 2017 New York State Assembly Summer Reading Challenge. The program is designed to keep students in an academic frame of mind throughout the summer months and...

Music to Our Ears: Senator Murphy, Assemblyman Byrne Present $1,000 Grant to Local Fraternal Order Of Police

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Carmel — The bagpipes have been a staple of music for as long as there have been parades, memorial services and traditional ceremonies. Renowned composers such as Joseph Hayden and Ludwig Van Beethoven wrote symphonies incorporating the bagpipes. The...

2017 Putnam Valley Senior Helath Fair

Byrne Passes Bill Improving Cancer Coverage for Volunteer Firefighters

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Yesterday, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) announced the state Assembly’s passage of a bill A.711B that would enact the New York State Volunteer Firefighter Gap Coverage Cancer Disability Benefits Act, providing crucial support to volunteer...

Byrne Calls for Passage of Bill Improving Cancer Coverage for Volunteer Firefighters

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Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) called on the leadership in the state Assembly to take up a bill A.711A that would enact the New York State Volunteer Firefighter Gap Coverage Cancer Disability Benefits Act, providing crucial support...

Byrne Bill Passes Assembly Increasing Access to Automated External Defibrillators

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“I am thrilled to report a bill I co-sponsored amending the public health law to increase widespread access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs) through physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) was brought before the Assembly...

Byrne Announces Passage of Bill Re-Designating ‘Major Clayton Carpenter Memorial Highway’

On Tuesday, May 9th, the State Assembly successfully passed Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s first piece of legislation (A02998), amending the highway law to re-designate the ‘Army Captain Clayton Carpenter Memorial Highway’ as the “Major Clayton Carpenter...

Byrne Announces DEC Grants For Putnam Land Trusts

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Two Putnam County land trusts will be among 58 recipients of statewide funding as part of the department’s 14th annual grant program, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced last month. The Hudson Highlands Land Trust,...