Press Releases

Byrne Delivers $13,000 in Aid to Putnam Valley Library

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) announced today that he has successfully secured a $13,000 state grant for the Putnam Valley Library through New York State’s Bullet Aid program. The appropriation represents a major victory for proponents...

Byrne Announces State Grants For Local Libraries

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today that two local libraries will be allocated over $100,000 in state aid for library construction funds. The grants, which will provide support for the Reed and John C. Hart Memorial Libraries,...

Byrne Announces $100,000 Peaceable Hill Water District Grant

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today his procurement of a $100,000 grant through the State and Municipal Facilities Program to support funding of the Peaceable Hill Water District. The project, which is scheduled to be completed...

Byrne, Buchwald Urge MTA to Implement Positive Train Control

Please find attached a joint letter co-authored by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) and Assemblyman David Buchwald urging MTA leadership to implement positive train control in as timely a manner as possible. The MTA had previously stated in...

Assemblyman Byrne Makes Rounds At Blythedale

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) paid a visit to Blythedale this week for a tour of the 110-bed facility, and to meet with hospital administration, clinical leaders, patients and their families. During his tour with hospital...

Byrne Appointed To Co-Chair Assembly Minority Transportation Task Force

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today his appointment as co-chair of the recently formed Assembly Minority Task Force on Critical Infrastructure and Transportation. Currently the only Westchester or Putnam County representative at...

Byrne Weighs In On Conclusion of Legislative Session

There's an old saying, "Our liberty is never safe when the New York State Legislature is in session." There's definitely some truth to that. This past legislative session I successfully fought back against several initiatives that would have added to...

Byrne Visits Peckham Materials Plant

On Monday, June 25, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) was welcomed by representatives of Peckham Materials Corp. for a tour of the organization’s plant in Carmel. Byrne’s visit provided an in-depth look at the important services Peckham...

Byrne Celebrates Grand Opening of New District Office

On Tuesday, June 26, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of his new district office, located at 3 Starr Ridge Road in Brewster. Byrne was joined for the day’s...

Byrne Kicks Off 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) celebrated the start of his 2018 New York State Assembly Summer Reading Challenge with a visit to Matthew Patterson Elementary School on Friday, June 8. The program is designed to keep students in an academic...

Byrne Urges Colleagues to Address Ethics Reform In Final Days of Session

Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and several colleagues in calling on state leaders to address statewide cries for ethics reform in the waning days of this year’s legislative session at...

Byrne, Scuccimarra Host ThinkDIFFERENTLY Community Forum

Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra announced the region’s commitment to Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro’s ThinkDIFFERENTLY program at a community forum in Carmel. The event, offered in partnership...

Internship Opportunities Available With Assemblyman Kevin Byrne

New York State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne is accepting summer intern applications from high school and college students at his district office in Brewster. Intern responsibilities include assisting with bill research, constituent correspondence, news...

Byrne Weighs In On Appointment of New Attorney General

“Today’s appointment of Barbara Underwood to serve as New York’s attorney general for the remainder of this legislative term is a major victory for our state and its residents. While our politics may differ, I still recognize Ms. Underwood’s...

Byrne, Scuccimarra to Host Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for “Think DIFFERENTLY” Forum

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra, in partnership with Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, will host Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and local stakeholders for a forum to discuss...

Byrne Rallies against Parole for Convicted Cop Killer

On Wednesday, May 16, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined legislative colleagues from across New York at a press conference calling on the state’s board of parole to deny an upcoming parole request for cop-killer Anthony Bottom. Bottom,...

Byrne Announces Impending Start to Route 6 Repaving Project

The bidding process for a long awaited project to repave sections of Route 6 in Putnam County is complete, and construction is set to begin in late May or early June, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today. The encouraging update...

Byrne and Scuccimarra to Host ThinkDIFFERENTLY Community Forum

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today that he and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra will host Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and local stakeholders for a community forum to discuss Dutchess County’s highly...

Internship Opportunities Available With Assemblyman Kevin Byrne

New York State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne is accepting summer intern applications from high school and college students at his district office in Brewster. Intern responsibilities include assisting with bill research, constituent correspondence, news...

Byrne Co-Sponsored Bill Improving Ballot Clarity Passes State Assembly

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced today the state Assembly’s passage of a bill (A.09923) which would require clear instructions to indicate to voters whether or not an election ballot is two-sided. The nonpartisan legislation,...