Joined by his family, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne(R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) was sworn into office on January 3rd, 2017 at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, officially becoming the Assembly representative for the 94th District.
“I look forward to being in Albany and working with Leader Kolb to represent the people of the 94th Assembly District. This is going to be an exciting year, I’m eager to get to work and make common-sense decisions for the State of New York,” said Byrne.
Byrne has a background rooted in public service, serving as both a volunteer firefighter and EMT for many years. He’s held three terms as president of the fire department. Byrne is also an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, where he has continued his commitment as an assistant scoutmaster.
“Serving this country has always been important to me. I’m humbled and honored to represent the hardworking people of the 94th Assembly district,” he said.
Byrne brings a diverse background to the state Capitol. He worked for Congresswoman Sue Kelly and Congresswoman Nan Hayworth. Byrne has been regional director of the American Heart Association and holds an MPA in Health Care Administration from Marist College. He also served on the Planning Board for Putnam Valley.
“I’ve seen the vast change in population and job growth in this area. I grew up here and it’s disheartening to see rising taxes and a stagnating economy stifle opportunities for our families. We’re going to work together and we’re going to fight for real change,” said Byrne.
Byrne is a lifelong resident of Putnam County where he lives with his wife, Briana.
The 94thAssembly District is made up of the towns of Carmel, Patterson, Putnam Valley, Somers, Southeast and Yorktown.