Press Releases

Ask Assembly Majority How They Can Continue to Support Silver

Dear Friends, New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested today on federal corruption charges. We've know about this current investigation for a month; yet, the Assembly Majority re-elected Silver as Speaker anyway. That's on top of...

Cuomo's Gimmicks Haven't Fixed New York

WHAT CUOMO GOT WRONG Property Taxes Governor Cuomo's "circuit-breaker" for property taxes is an empty gimmick. It’s not a tax cut, it’s a tax shift. Albany is giving a little money back to some taxpayers with one hand, while the other hand...

Lalor Named to Banks Committee, Reappointed Ranking Minority Member of Real Property Taxation Committee

East Fishkill, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I-East Fishkill) announced today that he has been named to the Assembly Banks Committee and reappointed Ranking Minority Member of the Real Property Taxation Committee. Upon being assigned to the...

de Blasio's Dangerous IDs for Illegal Immigrants

"Mayor de Blasio's municipal IDs for illegal immigrants are a recipe for fraud and criminality. The front of the ID card does not say it can’t be used to board a plane. Terrorists could obtain these official government IDs under a false name to escape...

Salute to Law Enforcement Day Keynote Speaker

Dear Friends, I am pleased to announce that decorated NYPD officer, former Mount Vernon Police Chief and current White Plains Public Safety Commissioner, David Chong, will serve as our keynote speaker at Salute to Law Enforcement Day. WHAT: Salute...

Salute to Law Enforcement Day Details

Dear Friends, I'm pleased to announce the details for our Salute to Law Enforcement Day. WHO: Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, Local law enforcement officers WHAT: Salute to Law Enforcement Day, awards presentation, followed by reception WHEN: Saturday,...

Cuomo Puts Politics Before Jobs and Science

"Governor Cuomo is putting politics above jobs for struggling New Yorkers with his decision to ban hydraulic fracturing. Other states drill safely, and we can drill safely in New York, too. The natural gas industry has been an incredible boon for the...

Lalor Announces Salute to Law Enforcement Day

East Fishkill, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is organizing a Salute to Law Enforcement Day to recognize local law enforcement officers for their service. The event is planned for early January 2015. "Every day, the dedicated...

Follow Your Own Rules and Send the Bill to the Governor, Speaker Silver

Fishkill, NY - (9/15/14) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) is calling on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to follow the Assembly's rules and send veterans' legislation that has passed both houses to the governor for his signature. The...

Accomplishment Tuesdays

Dear Friends, For the second round of Accomplishment Tuesday, let’s take a look at what we’ve done for education in the Hudson Valley. Governor Cuomo’s education commissioner held an event in Poughkeepsie last year to discuss Common...

Skelos Did the Right Thing, Now Cuomo Needs to Sign the Bill

East Fishkill, NY - (10/29/14) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) thanked Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos for finally sending the veterans service credit buyback bill to Governor Cuomo's desk for his signature. Two days ago,...

Accomplishment Tuesdays - Fighting to Save Jobs at Saint Francis

Dear Friends, With just one week left until the election, I'm wrapping up Accomplishment Tuesdays with our successful fight to save Saint Francis Hospital, its jobs, and preserve healthcare competition. Late last January, I started receiving calls...

Skelos and Cuomo Need To Move On Vets Buyback Bill Before Election Day

East Fishkill, NY - (10/27/14) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos to finally send the veterans service credit buyback bill, which passed both houses four months ago, to Governor...

Help Arlington and Lourdes High Schools Win $100,000 Safe-Driving Grants

Dear Friends, Arlington and Lourdes High Schools are competing to win $100,000 safe-driving grants from State Farm. (They're competing in separate Large and Small School groups.) We need your help to put the two schools over the top. The deadline is...

What Does Cuomo Say About Tax Dollars for The Met and Pro-Terror Opera?

East Fishkill, NY - (10/22/14) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is asking Governor Cuomo to pledge to end state subsidies for the Metropolitan Opera after its production of the virulently anti-Semitic and pro-terrorist The Death...

No More Tax Dollars For Metropolitan Opera's Anti-Semitic, Pro-Terror Propoganda

East Fishkill, NY - (10/20/14) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on his fellow New York State legislators to pledge to end state subsidies for the Metropolitan Opera after its production of the virulently anti-Semitic...

Help Arlington High School Win a $100,000 Safe-Driving Grant

Dear Friends, Arlington High School is competing to win a $100,000 safe-driving grant from State Farm. We need your help to put Arlington over the top. Here's how to do it: 1. Visit CelebrateMyDrive.com. 2. Click on the "Make Your Safe Driving...

Lalor Asks Cuomo Why New York is Hiding Illegal Immigrant Policy From the Public

Fishkill, NY - (8/19/14) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) is asking Governor Cuomo to be honest with New Yorkers about the placement of illegal immigrant minors in New York State and take a public stand on illegal immigration. “According...

Lalor: Get Your Story Straight for the Feds, Gov. Cuomo

"Governor Cuomo needs to get his story straight. First, he said his anti-corruption commission was independent. Last week, after a New York Times exposé, he said the commission was never meant to be independent. Today, he's trying again to claim...

Lalor To Cuomo: Small Businesses Need Tax Breaks, Too

"When Governor Cuomo agrees to give CBS and The Late Show $16 million in subsidies, he should remember that non-glamorous businesses need tax relief, too. Small businesses might not be as glamorous as Cuomo's Hollywood friends, but they're struggling...