Byrne Secures $50,000 Grant for CoveCare Center Facility Improvements in Putnam County

Posted: December 16, 2022 in Health, In the News, Life

December 15, 2022 / Carmel, NY – Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C – Mahopac) visited CoveCare Center in Carmel, NY on Thursday afternoon to announce that he is securing a $50,000 state grant to assist in funding needed upgrades to their facility which is presently leased to CoveCare by the county government. The funding will […]

Bipartisan Coalition Continues Push For Justice For COVID-19 Nursing Home Victims

Posted: March 23, 2022 in Health, In the News, Life, Seniors

“We Will Not Forget” ALBANY, NY—Friday, March 25th, marks the two-year anniversary of the state’s deadly order that sent COVID-positive patients directly into New York’s nursing homes. While the now disgraced former Governor and his Administration continue to argue that the order had no impact on the rate of COVID fatalities in these facilities, data […]

Assembly GOP Renews Call for Investigation of State’s Nursing Home Pandemic Policies

Posted: March 18, 2022 in Health, In the News, Life, Seniors

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 the New York State Department of Health, urging them to review the state’s response to COVID-19 and make the necessary changes […]

Conservative Party Endorses Byrne for Putnam County Executive: “100% behind him” to ensure victory in November.

Posted: January 31, 2022 in 2022 Endorsements, 2nd Amendment, In the News, Life

January 31, 2022 / Mahopac, NY: Overwhelmingly and decisively, the Putnam County Conservative Party has endorsed Kevin Byrne as their sole candidate for Putnam County Executive. Party Chairman James Maxwell affirmed that Byrne “has proven himself to be a steady conservative voice for the people of Putnam County. I’ve known Kevin for over fifteen years, […]

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, […]

April is Donate Life Month

Posted: April 10, 2020 in Health, In the News, Life

            In honor of April being National Donate Life Month, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is encouraging New Yorkers to consider registering as an organ and tissue donor. Last year, the Assembly passed a resolution to declare April as Donate Life Month in New York. Currently, there are over 100,000 people on the national organ and […]

State Supports Expecting Mothers & Support Person During Childbirth

Posted: March 31, 2020 in Health, In the News, Life

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report Gov. Cuomo recently signed an executive order with a directive which clarified a previous order barring all visitors in hospitals as a response to COVID-19.  The new directive clarified that a pregnant woman’s support person during childbirth is still considered essential, and thereby mandates all hospitals to allow pregnant […]

Byrne Honored with Saint Michael the Archangel Award

Posted: September 15, 2019 in Life

On September 14, 2019, Assemblyman Byrne was honored by Westchester-Putnam Right to Life Political Action Committee with their Saint Michael the Archangel ‘Defender of Life’ Award

Help New York Support Families of Stillborn Children

Posted: August 23, 2019 in Health, In the News, Life, Taxes

An Op-Ed from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref – Mahopac) With our state’s legislative session adjourned until next year, lawmakers throughout New York are now meeting with constituents to solicit feedback, share ideas and plan for the upcoming session.  One idea I would like advance is the expansion of the state’s child tax benefit […]

Open Letter to Putnam County Legislature Regarding ‘Reproductive Health Act’

Posted: June 11, 2019 in Life

As reported in the Putnam Examiner on June 11 -June 17, 2019 Link to the full bill text that is cited in this letter may be viewed HERE

Byrne Recieves Top Rating Among Conservatives

Posted: October 25, 2017 in 2nd Amendment, Life

From the Conservative Party of New York State: CONSERVATIVE RATINGS RELEASED FIVE ASSEMBLYMEN TIED WITH 92%; FOUR SENATORS TIED WITH 80% Fort Hamilton Station, NY (10/24/2017) The Conservative Party released the ratings for the 2017 Legislative Session today in order to keep the electorate knowledgeable of how their state legislators voted on 25 key bills […]

Respecting and protecting life

Posted: January 2, 2016 in In the News, Life

Life is a precious gift from God, who calls on us to protect life at every stage. Our unborn children are a silent majority that are unable to defend themselves, and we have a moral obligation, as a civil society, to care for them. Our state should not enact laws that further condone, facilitate, or […]