Press Releases

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...

Manktelow Concerned About Threats Posed by Green Light Law

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons), Congressman Tom Reed, and Sen. Pamela Helming at the press conference on Monday, February 24 regarding the Green Light Law.
Editor's Note: Click here (https://youtu.be/FZ907KKStZQ) for a video clip of Assemblyman Manktelow's interview for immediate use Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) joined colleagues from the Assembly, Senate and U.S. Congress on Monday,...

Bail Reform: Assembly Majority, Put Aside Your Pride, Fix Your Mistake

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) attended a rally to repeal bail reform at the State Capitol on Tuesday, February 4.
Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons) joined law enforcement officials, state senators and some of his fellow Assembly members today in the State Capitol for a rally regarding the issue of bail reform. The rally had over 250 people in attendance,...

Assemblyman Manktelow Honored the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Memory

Assemblyman Manktelow Honored the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Memory
Last week, on the day that we honored the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's memory at an event hosted by WARE at the Ohmann Theatre in Lyons, I was privileged to present several citations to Essie Barnes of Lyons. Two were from an event in August that...

Assemblyman Manktelow Introduces 2020 Intern Wilson Tejeda

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref – Lyons) would like to introduce his intern for the 2020 Legislative Session. Wilson Tejeda will be working with the Assemblyman from Albany.
ALBANY – Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref – Lyons) would like to introduce his intern for the 2020 Legislative Session. Wilson Tejeda will be working with the Assemblyman from Albany.“I feel very fortunate to have Wilson on board...

Manktelow Calls for Assembly Majority to Wake Up in Regards to Bail Reform

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref-Lyons), Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref- Pulaski) and their Assembly Minority colleagues joined law enforcement officials and victims who have suffered the consequences of the newly implemented bail...

Assemblyman Manktelow Meets with Cayuga County Officials, Senator Helming In Albany

Assemblyman Manktelow Meets with Cayuga County Officials, Senator Helming In Albany
ALBANY – Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I,Ref – Lyons) said it was a pleasure meet with Cayuga County Clerk Susan Dwyer, Deputy Clerk Daw Wolff and New York State Senator Pam Helming recently in Albany at the start of the 2020 Session The...

Manktelow Outraged at High Speed Rail Proposal in Governor's State of the State Speech

Editor's Note: Click Here(https://youtu.be/kbOD9rDIx3M) for a video of Assemblyman Manktelow's interview for immediate use “The governor didn't fail to disappoint yet again at this year's State of the State address as there was little...

Assemblyman Manktelow Named to New York Farm Bureau's Circle of Friends List For 2019

ALBANY – Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I, Ref – 130) has been named to New York Farm Bureau's annual “Circle of Friends” list. A total of 77 New York State Legislators were recognized. The award is an indication of the...

Assemblyman Manktelow Offers Comments On Some of Gov. Cuomo's Proposals For the 2020 State Of The State

LYONS – As we move into 2020, Assemblyman Brian Mantelow (R-C-I-Ref. 130-Lyons) wants to keep his constituents updated on some of the new proposals that Governor Cuomo is looking at for his State of the State address January 8 in Albany. 1. Developing...

Assemblyman Manktelow Announces Three Students Chosen For Presidential Scholars Competition

Assemblyman Manktelow Announces Three Students Chosen For Presidential Scholars Competition
Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R, C,I,Ref.- Lyons) has chosen three local students to represent the 130th Assembly District for consideration for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Seniors Juliana DyRagos of Gananda, Derrick Tandle of Lyons and Robert...