Byrne Urges State Task Force on Domestic Terrorism to Get to Work

Posted: May 18, 2022 in Equality, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) joined Assembly Republican Leader Will Barclay and members of the Assembly Republican Conference today calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to convene a meeting of the state Domestic Terrorism Task Force (DTTF). In a letter to Hochul and the Commissioner of the Division of Criminal Justice Services, Rossana Rosado, Republican members urged the division […]

A ”W.” for Concerned Parents, taxpayers and educators

Posted: January 24, 2022 in Education, Equality

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 or policy be tied to state aid.  “This is a victory for parents, guardians and educators everywhere,” said Byrne. “While […]

Byrne and Local Parents Stand Against Taxpayer Funding Tied to Controversial DEI Policies

Posted: December 22, 2021 in Education, Equality

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, SAM, ROS-Mahopac) held a press conference Tuesday morning to call on the NYS Department of Education (NYSED) to scrap any effort to tie state financial assistance for school districts to the firmly recommended, but highly controversial “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Framework and Policy Statement.”  Last week, Assemblymembers Kevin […]

Byrne Hosts 4th Annual Holiday Toy & Food Drive

Posted: December 4, 2020 in Community, Equality

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he will be hosting a holiday toy and food drive in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities and various local food pantries, which serve the region. This collaborated effort will continue from Dec. 1 to Dec. 17. “The holiday season is about giving, and now more than […]

Byrne Presents Resolution to Memorialize Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Posted: October 16, 2020 in Community, Equality, Health

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) met with the Star Legacy Foundation, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Putnam District Attorney Bob Tendy and members of the Putnam County Legislature at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse in Carmel, NY on Wednesday to deliver a legislative resolution memorializing Oct.15, 2020 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day […]

Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association Endorses Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for Re-election

Posted: October 12, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Equality, First Responders, Public Safety, Workers

(October 12, 2020) – The Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association (WHLEA) has announced their endorsement of Assemblyman Kevin Byrne for re-election in the 94th assembly district. The organization touted the Assemblyman’s unwavering commitment to supporting law enforcement as a primary reason for supporting his candidacy. “You have always backed the blue,” President Eddie Martinez and Chairman Hector Lopez said […]

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Byrne

Posted: June 29, 2020 in 2020 Endorsements, Equality

New York, New York / June 23, 2020 – Earlier this past month, Ashton Theodore Randle, State Chairman of Log Cabin Republicans of New York announced the organization’s strong endorsement of Assemblyman Byrne. Randle praised Byrne for his integrity, work-ethic and independence, citing Byrne’s numerous accomplishments not only for the people of Westchester & Putnam […]

Byrne Passes Resolution to Proclaim Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day in New York

Posted: June 11, 2020 in Equality, Health, Life

A complete video of the resolution passing, including remarks from Assembly members Byrne and Bichotte may be viewed HERE Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the resolution he introduced to proclaim October 15, 2020 as Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day in the state of New York has passed the Assembly unanimously. Sadly, […]


Posted: January 31, 2020 in Equality, In the News

Editor’s Note: Attached are two letters sent to Gov. Cuomo from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report that Gov. Cuomo has recently agreed to expand eligibility for the Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program (SCAHC). The program has been allocated $45 million in grant funding to help […]

Byrne Provides Overview of 2019 Legislative Session

Posted: July 29, 2019 in Equality, In the News, Taxes

A Op-Ed from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             This June marked the end of this year’s legislative session in Albany. Throughout my time in the Assembly, I have made it a priority to advocate for a more responsible, effective, limited government that respects taxpayers’ wallets and protects their liberties. Our government needs to first focus on fundamentals […]

State Does More to Protect Communities at Risk From Hate Crimes

Posted: July 24, 2019 in Equality, In the News, Public Safety

               Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is excited to announce New York State’s Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program has been enhanced with an additional $20 million to further a matching grant option.  The program provides new capital funding to support safety and security projects at nonpublic schools, day camps and cultural museums at risk of hate crimes […]

Byrne Hosts Sensory-Friendly Movie Screening

Posted: June 12, 2019 in Community, Equality, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a free, sensory-friendly screening of “The Secret Life of Pets 2” on Saturday, June 8 at Carmel Cinema for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. To help children and their families better enjoy themselves, the movie’s volume was lowered and the house lights were set […]

Supporting the Child Victims Act and Serving Justice

Posted: January 31, 2019 in Equality, In the News

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) “Everyone deserves the opportunity to seek justice against their abuser. On Monday, I voted ‘yes’ to pass the Child Victims Act to help those who suffered horrific child abuse get the justice they deserve.”

Byrne Applauds Deportation of Nazi War Criminal

Posted: August 28, 2018 in Equality, In the News, Public Safety

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) August 27, 2018 “Last June, I joined Assemblyman Dov Hikind and 83 of my other Assembly colleagues from both sides of the aisle in calling for the immediate deportation of Nazi war criminal Jakiw Palij. Today, I am proud to report that after years of dedicated efforts, the […]


Posted: May 26, 2018 in Community, Equality, In the News

Officials vow to foster inclusive and supportive environments for residents with special needs (Left to right) Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra offered remarks in support of the region’s commitment to the ThinkDIFFERENTLY initiative at a community forum on Friday, May, 25.   Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne […]


Posted: April 19, 2018 in Elections, Equality, In the News

  Nonpartisan legislation would require clear communication notifying voters of two-sided ballots   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, introduced by Assemblyman David Buchwald and co-sponsored by […]


Posted: October 20, 2017 in Community, Equality, Health, In the News

Free red carpet event featured screening of ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ On Saturday, October 14, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a special movie event for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. The free event, presented in partnership with Green Chimneys, Putnam ARC and Carmel Cinema, offered attendees the chance to walk the red […]


Posted: June 26, 2017 in Equality, First Responders, In the News

Carmel, NY – The bagpipes have been a staple of music for as long as there have been parades, memorial services and traditional ceremonies. Renowned composers such as Joseph Hayden and Ludwig Van Beethoven wrote symphonies incorporating the bagpipes. The unique sound of the pipes can even be heard in non-traditional music in the songs […]