Press Releases

Byrne Promotes NYS Boating Safety Certification

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) was joined at MacDonald Marine in Mahopac, NY on Tuesday morning by representatives from the Town of Carmel, the Carmel Police Department, the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department’s Dive Team, the...

Byrne Sheds the Meds in Yorktown

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his annual Shed the Meds event in Yorktown on Thursday, June 16 at the Yorktown Police Department. Byrne was joined by local partners, including Drug Crisis...

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds Event in Somers

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his annual Shed the Meds event in Somers on Monday, June 13 at the Somers Police Department. Byrne was joined by local partners, including Drug Crisis...

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds Event in Somers

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his annual Shed the Meds event in Somers on Monday, June 13 at the Somers Police Department. Byrne was joined by local partners, including Drug Crisis...

Byrne And Local Yorktown Partners To Team Up And Hold Shed The Meds

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) will host his annual Shed The Meds on Thursday, June 16 between 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Yorktown Police Department. Byrne will be partnering with the Town of Yorktown, the Yorktown Police Department,...

Byrne and Local Somers Partners to Team Up and Hold Shed the Meds

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) will host his annual Shed The Meds in Somers on Monday, June 13 between 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Somers Police Department. Byrne will be partnering with the Town of Somers, the Somers Police Department,...

Youth Recognized At Byrne’s Assembly Art Show

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On Thursday, May 26, 2022, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne was pleased to announce the top six best in show from this year’s 94th Assembly District Art Competition at a reception hosted by the Putnam Arts Council in their gallery located in Mahopac. The...

Byrne: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of The 2022-23 NYS Budget

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After another marathon budget week in Albany, the Assembly, Senate and Gov. Hochul finally came to an agreement and finished the state’s 2022-23 budget. Due at midnight on Friday, April 1, the complete budget was not passed until approximately 9:30am...

Byrne Kicks Off 94th District Middle School Art Competition

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is kicking off his annual Art Competition for middle-school students in partnership with the Putnam Arts Council. The theme of this year’s competition is Nature. Examples include trees, rain, oceans, lakes,...

Only American Citizens Should Vote In Our Elections!

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac), alongside Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay and their Minority colleagues, today rallied to call for increased election integrity and protection from foreign influence. In response to efforts from New...

Assembly Minority Calls For Review Of DOH Policies After Nursing Home Audit

Today, Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac), the Ranking Minority member on the Assembly Health Committee, issued a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul and Dr. Mary Bassett, Commissioner of...

Byrne Calls For Increase In Critical Infrastructure Funding

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) joined his colleagues in the Assembly and the Senate Minority Conferences and local road advocates from across the state to call for an increase in funding to the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement...

Valentines for Vets

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) partnered with students from John F. Kennedy Elementary School to get Valentines cards to men and women serving our country at home and abroad through United For The Troops’ Operation Cupid. United...

A “W” for Concerned Parents and Taxpayers

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Earlier this week, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) received an update from the New York State Education Department (NYSED) via a press statement that the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy (DEI) is not mandated, nor will the framework...

Byrne Teams up with Local Partners to Distribute Over 600 COVID-19 Home Test Kits and 300 Masks to Putnam County Residents

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce that over 600 test kits and over 300 face masks were provided to residents of Putnam County during a drive-thru event, in partnership with the Our Lady of the Lakes Council #6318 Knights...

Byrne Proposes Amendment to Prevent Non-Citizens from Voting

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is introducing a constitutional amendment to change Article 2, Section 1 of the NYS Constitution to change the wording from ‘every citizen shall be entitled to vote’ to ‘only citizens shall...

Byrne: A Look to a New Year with a New Governor

When it became clear Lt. Gov. Hochul would be succeeding disgraced former Gov. Cuomo, I offered to work with her in good faith. I am disappointed to say that while her initial statements about restoring transparency, accountability and ethics to the executive...

Byrne Supports JCOPE’s Order for Former Gov. Cuomo To Return $5.1 Million From Book Deal

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is in full support of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) decision to order former Gov. Cuomo to return the $5.1 million he made from his book deal to the state attorney general’s office....

Byrne Announces Holiday Food & Gift Drive

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he is partnering with the United Way of Westchester and Putnam for his annual Holiday Food & Gift Drive this year. The drive will collect non-perishables as well as new and unwrapped...

Byrne Wraps Up Donate for a Paws Initiative

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Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his recent Donate for a Paws initiative. In partnership with the Putnam Humane Society, Byrne collected donations from across the county for local rescue animals to...