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Manktelow Pushes for Lifting Strict Restrictions on Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) held a press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 2 regarding the restrictions on nursing homes and other assisted living facilities due to COVID-19.
Today, Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) held a press conference regarding the restrictions in place on nursing homes and other assisted living facilities which prevent families and friends from connecting with their loved ones at the American...

Assembly Minority Blasts Health Commissioner's Testimony at Joint Legislative Hearing on NY's COVID Response in Nursing Homes

The Assembly Minority criticized the testimony provided by state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker during today's joint legislative hearing on residential health care facilities and COVID-19. Commissioner Zucker, whose March 25 order required...

Legislation to Limit Governor's Power Shot Down

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) is displeased to announce legislation which would limit the amount of power Gov. Cuomo has during emergency declarations was shot down in the early morning hours on Friday, May 29 on the Assembly Floor. This...

Manktelow Pushes to Reopen Religious Institutions

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) has been joined by some of his Assembly colleagues in calling upon the governor to reopen religious institutions as soon as possible to help aid the mental and spiritual health of New Yorkers. Due to the New...

Manktelow Calls for Volunteer Firefighter & EMS Relief

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) is pleased to announce the Assembly Minority Conference has introduced a bill calling for financial aid to be given to volunteer firefighters and EMS workers who have been working tirelessly during the COVID-19...

The NYS Budget: Riddled with Policy and Cuts to Schools & Medical Field

“Quite frankly, this year's budget is pretty disappointing. Given the current situation with the COVID-19 outbreak, we don't know what the revenue is going to look like. That's why I think we should have just done a bare-bones budget,...

Manktelow: Churches Might be Closed but we can Still Worship

“With Holy Week beginning this Sunday with Palm Sunday, it breaks my heart that churches across New York, and in most cases the nation, are closed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. While this is definitely for the best so we can slow the curve and...

Manktelow Pushes to Provide Relief for Small Businesses Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons), Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) and the Assembly Minority Conference have proposed the “Small Business Emergency Recovery Act of 2020,” which would immediately provide...

Manktelow Supports Local Roads Upstate

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) joined his Assembly and Senate colleagues along with hundreds of local highway workers, advocacy group representatives and local government officials for a rally calling for an increase to CHIPS funding on Wed
“I fully support the push for additional funding and the restoration of the Extreme Winter Recovery program, which was cut by Gov. Cuomo in his proposed executive budget. I'm also calling for the money to be distributed evenly, instead of mostly...

Statement from Assemblyman Brian Manktelow Regarding the Proposed Butler Sludge Plant

“Several people have reached out to me regarding the Tully Environmental sludge processing plant proposed for a gravel pit owned by Riccelli Enterprises in the Town of Butler. I have contacted Butler Town Supervisor David Spickerman about the matter...
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