Press Releases

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds in Yorktown

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of the Shed the Meds event he hosted in Yorktown on Monday, September 9 at the Jefferson Village Activities Center which collected over 100 pounds of unwanted and expired medication....

Bryne Bids Farewell to 2019 Interns

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) would like to extend his thanks and gratitude to his summer interns, Jane Scinta, Emily Englert, Maggie Mahoney and Robert Bensburg. Scinta, who recently graduated from Brewster High School and will be attending...

Byrne Hosts Shed the Meds Event in Yorktown

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he will be co-hosting a Shed the Meds event to help collect the community’s unwanted and expired medication to be properly disposed of. The event is being co-hosted with the Yorktown...

Byrne and Bartolotti Disgusted at New York’s Latest Cash Grab: License Plate Replacements

Click Here or visit http://bit.ly/KevinByrneLicensePlatePetition to sign Assemblyman Byrne’s Petition Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref - Mahopac) and Putnam County Clerk Michael Bartolotti are disgusted with Albany’s last scheme to make...

Help New York Support Families of Stillborn Children

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With our state’s legislative session adjourned until next year, lawmakers throughout New York are now meeting with constituents to solicit feedback, share ideas and plan for the upcoming session. One idea I would like to advance is the expansion...

Byrne’s Blood Drive Helps Ease New York’s Blood Emergency

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his blood drive co-hosted with the American Red Cross at Carmel Town Hall on Wednesday, July 31. Together they were able to collect over 20 units of blood from donors throughout...

Byrne Provides Overview of 2019 Legislative Session

This June marked the end of this year’s legislative session in Albany. Throughout my time in the Assembly, I have made it a priority to advocate for a more responsible, effective, limited government that respects taxpayers’ wallets and protects...

State Does More to Protect Communities at Risk From Hate Crimes

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is excited to announce New York State’s Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program has been enhanced with an additional $20 million to further a matching grant option. The program...

Byrne Secures Funding For Local Roads

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce that funding for the Extreme Winter Recovery (EWR) Program, which was originally cut from the 2019-2020 budget, has been restored during the end of session negotiations. The program will...

Byrne Helps Pass Legislation To Restore Liberty, Protect Youth Shooting & Safety Programs

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the passage of a bill (A.08174) that would amend the “Safe Storage” law (A.2686A) which previously passed in the Assembly on March 4, 2019. While the original bill...

Byrne Protects Junior Lake and Sparkle Lake in Westchester County

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the passage of legislation (A.3098B) which designates Junior Lake and Sparkle Lake in the Town of Yorktown as inland waterways. By designating Junior Lake and Sparkle Lake as inland waterways,...

Byrne Passes Bill to Save Mahopac Central School District Millions

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the recent passage of his legislation (A.7129A) to grant the Mahopac Central School District forgiveness for ministerial errors for eight capital improvement projects that received state...

Harckham & Byrne Announce Passage of Bill Allowing New Distillery to do Business in Carmel

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(Mt. Kisco, NY) Senator Pete Harckham, 40th Senate District, and Assemblymember Kevin Byrne, 94th Assembly District, announced the passage of their bill that would allow a new distillery in Carmel to move forward with its plans to both manufacture alcoholic...

Byrne Hosts Sensory-Friendly Moving Screening

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a free, sensory-friendly screening of “The Secret Life of Pets 2” on Saturday, June 8 at Carmel Cinema for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. To help...

Byrne Sounds Alarm Against AlbanyCare At Public Health Hearing

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“I appreciate the over 100 people who attended the joint Assembly and Senate public health hearing earlier this week to express their opinions and concerns about the financing of our existing healthcare system and who gave their input...

Byrne Hosts Sensory-Friendly Movie Screening for Families with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to be hosting a free sensory-friendly screening of “Secret Life of Pets 2” on Saturday, June 8 at 10 a.m. at Carmel Cinema 8 in partnership with the local initiative to ThinkDifferently. This...

Byrne Protects Victims by Pushing for Extending Time Between Parole Reconsideration

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) joined Assembly colleagues in Albany calling for passage of Romano’s Law, a legislative proposal (A.6663) to extend the maximum amount of time for parole reconsideration for prisoners convicted of violent...

No to New Westchester Tax Hike

“I absolutely reject the argument that increasing sales tax in Westchester County is property tax relief or that it is less regressive. Only in New York, the spin capital of the world, can politicians get away with describing a tax hike as tax relief....

A Bad Deal for New Yorkers

Earlier this year, I expressed my appreciation to the Assembly Majority for keeping controversial policy proposals out of the Assembly one-house budget resolution. Since then, that appreciation has completely disappeared as more controversial policy changes...

Byrne Helps Enhance School Bus Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) voted to pass a bill (A.4950A) to enhance school bus safety in New York on Tuesday, March 19.
Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the passage of a bill (A.4950A) which would create a program to allow local governments to place cameras on school buses to hold drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses displaying...