Press Releases

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,...

Byrne Weighs In On Passage of State Budget

“As we reflect on the passage of another state budget in Albany, we once again see how profoundly flawed and lacking in transparency the budget process has become. “Unfortunately, this year’s budget falls woefully short in providing...

Byrne Calls for Tax Relief and Fiscal Responsibility in State Budget

“Despite statewide calls for fiscal restraint and tax relief for working-class families, this year’s one-house Assembly budget resolution contains the same sky-high spending, unfunded mandates and misplaced policy initiatives that have resulted...

Byrne Takes State Leadership to Task At Joint Legislative Budget Hearing On Transportation

At the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Transportation, his first hearing since being named to the Assembly Committee on Transportation, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) wasted no time in addressing some of his constituents’ most pressing...

Byrne Assigned To Assembly Transportation Committee

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb announced this week that freshmen lawmaker Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) has been tapped as the newest member of the state Assembly’s Transportation Committee. Byrne serves as the only Putnam County representative...

Byrne Urges Accountability, Fiscal Responsibility Following Governor’s Budget Presentation

“Gov. Cuomo stood behind a podium that featured a sign reading “Stand United to Fight for New York” during his budget proposal earlier this week. Unfortunately, his insistence on blaming the federal government for New York’s tax woes,...

Byrne Weighs In On State Of The State Address

“In his 2011 State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo acknowledged the role our state’s tax system plays in driving young people and business owners to seek greener pastures elsewhere, saying New York, “has no future as the tax capitol of...

Byrne Named to New York Farm Bureau’s ‘Circle of Friends’

On December 21, the New York Farm Bureau named Kevin Byrne as one of the state lawmakers in its annual ‘Circle of Friends.’ Each year, this honor is bestowed on New York state legislators who demonstrate a profound commitment to supporting the...