Press Releases

$172,808 in One Year

Leading From the Front On Spending: In 2015, I unilaterally saved taxpayers $172,808 by refusing to participate in the Assembly's latest pork-barrel scheme, turning down $125,000 in pork. I also reduced my office mail budget by $26,942 and refused the...

Lalor on Arrest of Recently Paroled Murderer

East Fishkill — Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) renewed his call for the New York State Board of Parole to rescind parole for murderer Terry Losicco after Losicco's arrest for a parole violation today. "Three months ago...

End of Session Wrap-Up

Good news, the legislative session is over! It ended in the wee hours on Saturday morning. I welcome the end of session because as former New York State assemblyman turned surrogate judge, Gideon John Tucker (1826-1899) said long ago, "No man's life,...

Lalor: Don't Expand Hollywood Tax Subsidies, Cut Them

East Fishkill, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on the Assembly to reject legislation that would expand New York's film credit for several counties. The legislation is likely to be considered by the Assembly before...

Lalor and Serino Call on Assembly to Pass "Let the Punishment Fit the Crime" Bill

East Fishkill, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) and Senator Sue Serino (R,C,I - Hyde Park) are calling on Assembly leadership to pass the "Let the Punishment Fit the Crime" Bill, sponsored by Serino and Assemblyman Skartados,...

Lalor and Molinaro Run 13.1 Miles, Encourage Others to Support Local Organizations

East Fishkill, NY — Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor and Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro completed yesterday's Walkway Half Marathon in near photo finish fashion. Lalor completed the race in 2 hours 5 minutes and 38 seconds while Molinaro...

Lalor Hosts Salute to WWII Vets and Commemoration of 72nd D-Day Anniversary

LaGrange, NY - (6/7/16) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) hosted his 3rd annual ceremony to honor local WWII veterans and commemorate the 72nd anniversary of D-Day yesterday. The event was held at Freedom Park in the Town of LaGrange...

Keynote Speaker Announced for Salute to WWII Vets/D-Day Event on June 6

Dear Friends, I'm very pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the June 6th Salute to WWII Vets/D-Day Commemoration: Iraq veteran and NYPD Detective Mark Woods, Jr. The ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. at Freedom Park in the Town of LaGrange, 212...

Lalor To Host 3rd Annual Salute To WWII Vets/D-Day Commemoration

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is hosting his 3rd annual Salute to WWII veterans and D-Day Commemoration. The keynote speaker will be NYPD Detective Mark Woods, Jr.. Detective Mark Woods, Jr. is a graduate of The Citadel Military...

Veterans Equality Act Finally Puts All Vets on Equal Footing

Statement on Governor Cuomo's Signing of the Veterans Equality Act from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) "Finally, we will be able to put all veterans on equal footing in New York. With the Veterans Equality Act signed into law,...

Salute to WWII Vets and D-Day Commemoration

Dear Friend, Next Monday, June 6th, I'm hosting an event to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of D-Day and honor our WWII vets. I hope you'll join me. If you know any WWII vets who would be interested in attending, please share this invitation with them....

Call Governor Cuomo and Tell Him to Sign Veterans Equality Act

Dear Friend, We need your help to get the Veterans Equality Act signed into law. The bill is now on Governor Cuomo's desk. Cuomo has until May 31 to sign or veto the bill. He's vetoed it twice before, one time on the day before Veterans Day. He promised...

Update: Veterans Equality Act Delivered to Governor's Desk

Albany, NY - After the Veterans Equality Act was delivered to Governor Cuomo's desk today, Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is asking Governor Cuomo to sign it into law. Earlier today Lalor had issued a press release calling on...

Lalor to Flanagan, Send Veterans Equality Act Bill to Cuomo's Desk Now

Albany, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on Senate Majority Leader Flanagan to send the Veterans Equality Act to Governor Cuomo's desk today to force the governor to sign it or allow the legislature the time to...

513,698 Tax Dollars Per Job For Foreign Workers?

Albany, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is asking SolarCity and Empire State Development to reveal how many jobs at SolarCity's new Buffalo facility, built with $750 million from New York State taxpayers, will be filled by...

MSG Tax Break Vote Was Missed Opportunity to Stand Against Cronyism

Albany, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) said the defeat of a bill to end the $48.5 million property tax break for Madison Square Garden at today's Assembly Real Property Taxation Committee meeting was a missed opportunity...

Three Huge Corporate Welfare Schemes Failing New York Taxpayers, Job Seekers, Small Businesses

East Fishkill, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor slammed New York's film tax credit program as wasteful corporate welfare again today with the revelation in a report from Empire State Development that appears to state that the average hire under the...

Budget is a Job Killer With Few Positive Provisions

Dear Friends, The handful of modestly-positive aspects of the budget are dramatically outweighed by the secret and rushed process that produced it, as well as the anti-business provisions, increased spending, Safe Act funding, and continuation of massive...

Lalor Joins Farm Bureau and Local Small Businesses in Appeal to Oppose $15 Minimum Wage

East Fishkill, NY - Family farmers and small business owners joined together yesterday at Fishkill Farms in Hopewell Junction to ask state lawmakers to oppose the $15 minimum wage. The April first budget deadline is just days away, and the coalition remains...

Remembering Heroic Irish New Yorkers on St. Patrick's Day

Made up almost entirely of sons of Erin, The Irish Brigade helped preserve the Union during the Civil War by fighting with distinction at Bull Run, Gettysburg and Antietam. It is believed that Confederate General Robert E. Lee was so impressed with the...