Press Releases

Byrne Announces 2021 Trailblazing with Byrne

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the launch of his 2021 Trailblazing with Byrne constituent meetings. These events are similar to the Assemblyman’s Coffee with Kevin discussions where constituents have traditionally...

Byrne Announces 2021 94th Assembly District Art Competition

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the start of the 94th Assembly District’s 2021 Art Competition for students grades sixth through eighth. The 2021 Art Competition will be conducted in collaboration with the Putnam...

Byrne Announces 2021 94th Assembly District Art Competition - Announcement

Albany Politicians Block Effort to Protect State’s Most Vulnerable Population from COVID-19

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) has expressed his disdain for the decision made by his colleagues in the Assembly Majority to vote to hold legislation he introduced (A.3839), of which similar legislation (S.4828) was introduced to the...

Massive Budget Comes with Massive Costs

For the past several months, I participated in numerous committee meetings and budget hearings to advocate for more responsible state policy that would put taxpayers first and support essential services that assist public health and safety, as well as...

Byrne Introduces Bill to Prohibit Government Officials from Profiting Off Book Deals in Office

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) introduced legislation on Friday, April 2 which would prohibit statewide elected officers and certain appointed officers from writing and selling a book during their term in public office. The legislative...

Byrne Introduces Bill to Prohibit Government Officials from Profiting Off Book Deals in Office - Memo

Assemblyman Byrne Joins Call for Cost-Benefit Analysis of New York’s ‘Green New Deal’

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) recently joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barlcay (R,C,I-Pulaski), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I,-Corning), New York’s largest energy consumers representative Multiple Intervenors, and more than...

Assemblyman Byrne Receives ‘Guardian of Small Business’ Award from the National Federation of Independent Business

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) was recently named a 2020 Guardian of Small Business by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB). The designation is awarded by the NFIB to elected officials who advocate, promote and protect...

Byrne: State DOH Must Provide Updated Guidance to Support Full-Time Reopening Plans

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) has sent a follow-up letter to NYS Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker again highlighting the urgent need for his department to release updated guidance clarifying how school districts can safely...

Byrne: State DOH Must Provide Updated Guidance to Support Full-Time Reopening Plans - Letter

Byrne Receives Community Champion Award from The Irish Echo

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) joined 39 other honorees to participate in the Irish Echo's 40 Under 40 transatlantic virtual awards ceremony. This recognition is for 40 Irish and Irish Americans who have distinguished themselves in their...

Byrne, Assembly, Senate Minority Conferences & Families Call for Further Investigations in Wake of Attorney General’s Nursing Home Report

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) joined leaders of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences, joined by Janice Dean and a Capital Region family, today renewed their call for legislative hearings and federal investigations in the wake...

New York State Assembly Nursing Home Data

Assemblyman Byrne, Assemblymember Kim co-Author Letter to President Biden

Assemblyman Byrne’s letter to CDC

Byrne Joins Barclay, Ra & Walczyk Renewing Calls to Roll Back Governor’s Disaster Powers

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to join members of the Assembly Minority Conference in renewed calls to review Gov. Cuomo’s unchecked disaster powers which go beyond what was authorized by the Legislature during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Byrne Calls on President to Help Release Data on COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes

Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) solicited aid from President Trump requesting he take action to help obtain long sought after data on COVID-19 deaths from nursing homes. Members of the Legislature have repeatedly asked the state Department...

State Department Of Transportation Announces Bridge And Ramps Open Before Winter On The Taconic State Parkway At Pudding Street In Putnam Valley

New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez today announced the opening of the newly constructed Pudding Street bridge over the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley.  The opening of the bridge, along with the four...

Byrne Hosts Holiday Drive

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) with donations from the 2019 Holiday Drive.
Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he will be hosting a holiday toy and food drive in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities and various local food pantries, which serve the region. This collaborated effort will...