Press Releases

Beephan Objects to ‘Clean Slate’ Legislation

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) joined fellow Minority legislators and law enforcement professionals for a press conference today calling for a hold of the “Clean Slate” bill being pushed by the Majority lawmakers in New York State....

Beephan Celebrates Passage of First Bill, Naming of the Zone Sergeant James G. Sweeney Memorial Bridge

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) proudly announced the successful passage of his first bill this week, which honors the esteemed service and memory of Zone Sergeant James G. Sweeney. The newly amended highway law designates a portion of the...

Beephan Pushes for “Melanie’s Law” to Pass this Session

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) participated in a bipartisan press conference today announcing the Legislature is close to passing a bill he has championed since before he started working as a representative: “Melanie’s Law.” Beephan...

Beephan and Slater Applaud Counties for Issuing Emergency Declarations Amid Migrant Crisis; Call for Assembly to Pass Common-Sense Legislation

Today, Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) and Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) issued statements of support to Dutchess County and Putnam County leadership following both counties issuing emergency declarations in response to the...

Beephan Supports Minority Colleagues Efforts to Manage Migrant Crisis in New York

“Our state is in a position where, with federal support or without, we need to manage this migrant crisis exacerbated by New York City. My colleagues have offered several compelling solutions to ensure safety is maintained, from running background checks...

Beephan Addresses Impending Migrant Crisis in Hudson Valley

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Editor’s Note: The Assemblyman’s letter to NYC Mayor Eric Adams can be read here. Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) held an important meeting this week with Rep. Marc Molinaro to discuss the impending migrant crisis the Hudson Valley...

Beephan Rallies for Backpedal on Hochul High-Rise Plan

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) joined his fellow Assembly Minority colleagues today in a rebuke of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s high-rise plan, a proposal that seeks to force urban building in traditional and established suburban communities,...

Beephan Announces Introduction of His First Bill, “Melanie's Law”

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) is preparing to introduce his first bill (A.3277) as a state legislator to the Assembly, in response to the death of Melanie Chianese of Wappingers Falls.Called “Melanie’s Law,” the bill would close...

Beephan Flags Proposed Payroll Tax Increase for Downstate Residents

“I am sure that I will be flagging more aspects of the governor’s budget as we continue to review the lengthy proposal. That said, I am frustrated to learn about the proposed payroll tax increases for downstate residents. New Yorkers pay enough taxes,...

Beephan Calls for Return to Judicial Discretion

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) today joined fellow Assembly and Senate Minority at a joint press conference to question the effectiveness ofbail reform and the return of judicial discretion as crime rates increase throughout the state....

Beephan Responds to Governor’s State of the State

“Despite the governor’s best efforts to be seen as an executive who gets things done, her State of the State today was filled with tone-deaf goals that focus on her base in New York City. I urge her to keep the state's goals practical and reasonable...

Beephan Celebrates Inauguration with Minority Assembly

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) celebrated his inauguration today with fellow incoming Minority Assemblymembers in Albany. Elected to the Assembly on Nov. 8, 2022, Beephan is set to be sworn in within the district on Saturday, Jan. 14...