Press Releases

Beephan Reflects on 2024 Legislative Session

“Six months is a short time to get things done in government, but we have wins this year we can be proud of. Thanks to collaboration between legislators and the public, the congestion pricing proposal from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has...

Beephan Cheers Congestion Pricing Pause

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) is celebrating the recent news that the previously-planned congestion pricing measure, set to go into effect in the early summer, is now being indefinitely postponed. The measure would have significantly...

Beephan Celebrates ‘Melanie’s Law’ Passage in Assembly

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) is proud to confirm that after two long years of hard work, “Melanie’s Law” has passed in the New York State Assembly. Melanie Chianese was a resident of Dutchess County who fell victim to a loophole...

Beephan Joins Legislative Colleagues For ‘Smokeout Act’ Press Conference

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) joined Assembly colleagues yesterday for a press conference highlighting a proposal he is pushing in conjunction with Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar (D-Queens) that seeks to eliminate the rampant spread...

Beephan on Congestion Pricing Exemption Proposal Being Held by Majority: “A Missed Opportunity”

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) is expressing his disappointment at the Majority’s decision to hold one of his proposals from being debated and voted on in the Assembly today. Beephan’s bill would have set a central business district...

Beephan Calls for Bipartisan Support of ‘Melanie’s Law’

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) held a press conference today with legislative colleagues from the Assembly and state Senate as they once again push to pass “Melanie’s Law” and send the measure to the governor. “Melanie’s Law”...

Beephan, Istvan Hosts Rally to Champion Continued Chips Investments for 2024

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C - East Fishkill) in Partnership with Fishkill Highway Superintendent Carmine Istvan took center stage today at the Fishkill Highway Garage, hosting a spirited rally to champion the cause for increased funding in the Consolidated...

Beephan Pushes to Include ‘Melanie’s Law’ in State’s Domestic Violence Solution Strategy

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) is looking to partner with Gov. Kathy Hochul and AM Cunningham more closely following her State of the State presentation, where she highlighted that combating domestic violence is one of her benchmark goals...

Beephan Responds to Governor’s 2024 State of The State Address

“New York’s governor is ambitious, as evidenced by her list of proposals presented in the 2024 State of the State Address, and it’s filled with several interesting ideas to consider. I’m encouraged by her desire to invest further in education...

Beephan Celebrates First Day of 2024 Legislative Session

“Legislators from across the state returned to Albany for our reopening of business, and I feel optimistic about this year. Despite the challenges we face – from our state’s habit to overspend to our continuing migrant and criminal crisis – I...

Beephan Shares Message of Condolence for Officer Dan Didato’s Family, East Fishkill Police Department

“As a former East Fishkill councilman and current assemblyman, I express my heartfelt condolences to the DiDato family and the East Fishkill Police Department. Officer Daniel P. DiDato was a dedicated law enforcement officer and a caring individual...

Beephan Delivers Donated Winter Coats to Local Veterans

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill), in partnership with generous members of the community and all nine towns in his Assembly district, has just delivered over 300 winter coats to Mental Health America of Dutchess County’s Veteran’s Program....

Beephan Pushes Back Against Congestion Pricing in New York City

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) wants New York’s representatives to consider amending the recently approved move that raises toll fees for out-of-city travelers entering lower Manhattan with a personal vehicle. The Metro Transit Authority...

Slater, Beephan to Announce Legislation Requiring In-Person Public Hearings for Proposed Utility Rate Hikes

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Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) and Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) held a press conference last Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, to announce legislation they have introduced requiring the Public Service Commission (PSC) to hold in-person public...

Beephan, Slater Call For Public Hearings Before Utility Price Increases Occur

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) and Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) held a press conference today at the town hall in Carmel to call for public hearings to be held before any utility price increase is levied against customers. The...

State Legislators, Domestic Violence Groups Call to Close Deadly Loophole by Passing Melanie’s Law

(Brooklyn, NY) – Led by Assemblymember Brian A. Cunningham (D-Brooklyn) and Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) in the Assembly and New York State Senator Michelle Hinchey (D- 41st Senate District), a bipartisan group of elected officials,...

Beephan Celebrates Bridge Renaming in Honor of Sergeant James Sweeney

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) is celebrating the recently enacted law that dedicates a bridge in Dutchess County to Zone Sgt. James Sweeney, a former NYPD and State Police officer who called the Hudson Valley home. Gov. Hochul signed the...

Beephan And Rolison Announced Over $500,000 in State Aid for Library Construction

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) & Senator Robert Rolison Announces $503,911 in State Aid for Library Construction to Pawling, Beekman, and LaGrange libraries and the Mid-Hudson Library System during an in-person library tour on August...

Beephan Calls First Session A ‘Learning Experience’

“My first session as an elected representative was filled with plenty of good, but lots of frustrations. I’m proud to have spent these six months representing my district, building legislative relationships with both Minority and Majority legislators...

Beephan Celebrates Diwali Being Made A School Holiday

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) is proud to sign on and support a bill designating Diwali as a school holiday in New York City. Beephan joined fellow Assemblywoman, Jenifer Rajkumar (D-AD 38) in passing the bill, establishing a new level...