Press Releases

Manktelow Joins Colleagues To Support Whole Milk In Schools

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) attended a press conference today alongside the host, Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie). House Minority Chair Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski),...

Manktelow Celebrates Williamson Hardware Being Added to State’s Historic Business Registry

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is thrilled to announce that Williamson Hardware of Williamson has been added to New York’s Historic Business Registry. The local hardware store has operated for almost 100 years, first opening their doors in...

The Time Is Now: Fix Bail Reform

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) recently joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt, other members of the Legislature and a large delegation of law enforcement officials and district attorneys to call for an...

Manktelow Calls For Election Integrity

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined with Assemblyman Kevin Byrne today to call for increased election integrity. In response to efforts from New York City and other states, including Vermont, that would enable noncitizens to vote in local...

A Lost Opportunity: An Ignored Problem

“It’s very unfortunate to see the Assembly Majority’s priorities for this year’s budget. People are struggling with inflation and worried about crime on their streets. We should be focusing on giving immediate economic relief during a time of...

Manktelow Championing Veterans Funding

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) today attended a press conference in the New York State Capitol alongside Assemblyman Jake Ashby, Assemblyman Ed Ra and members of the Assembly Minority Conference to call on Gov. Hochul and legislative leaders...

Manktelow: Protect Our Roads and Bridges

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) attended a press conference alongside his colleagues in the Senate and Assembly Minority to ensure that funding is allocated for local roads and bridges. They were joined by representatives of the New York State...

Manktelow Says No To Farm-40

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) recently stood with his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference, members of the New York State Farm Bureau and farmers from across New York to fight back against a crippling proposal to require farm worker...

Manktelow Disappointed in Farm Laborers Wage Board Decision

“The result of the Farm Laborers Wage Board is the epitome of what is wrong with Albany bureaucrats. Despite financial reports and hours of testimony demonstrating true accounts of how lowering the overtime threshold has been a burden onto both farms...

Manktelow Pushes to Halt State Sales Tax & Let People Live

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his Assembly Minority colleagues today for a press conference calling for the passing of the ‘Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan’ (A.8481). The proposal would suspend the state sales tax for...

Manktelow Pushes to Get Back to Law and Order

“Earlier today, I joined my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate Minorities to call upon the governor to repeal the state’s failing bail reform laws. With rising crime rates, it is clear that current anti-crime measures are not working. People are...

Manktelow Response to the State of the State

“Something that really piqued my interest was the governor’s vow to bring more transparency to our government and end the practice of three men in a room. If she really wants to end this, I am curious to see if she will start including representatives...

Manktelow Congratulates Civil Air Patrol on 80th Anniversary

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) today congratulated the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) on its upcoming 80th anniversary on Dec. 1. CAP was originally founded on Dec. 1, 1941 as a way to add to civilian defense organizations and the branches of the U.S....

Manktelow to Host Toys for Tots Drive

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is pleased to announce he will host a Toys for Tots drive now through December 1. He will be collecting new and unwrapped toys to be donated to local children this holiday season. Toys may be dropped off at Manktelow’s...

Manktelow Receives Civil Air Patrol Certification

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is pleased to announce he has been named Major of the Legislative Squadron and presented with his Civil Air Patrol ID card and certification. As a member of the New York State Legislative Squadron, he has shown...

Manktelow Helps Secure Funds for Walworth-Seely Public Library

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is pleased to announce $189,000 has been awarded to the Walworth-Seely Public Library by the New York State Education Department. This grant is part of the $14 million in capital improvement projects being awarded...

Manktelow Attends Ribbon Cutting for New Wayne County DMV

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) attended a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Wayne County Department of Motor Vehicles office in Lyons, NY on Tuesday, Sept. 21 with Wayne County Clerk Mike Jankowski and New York State DMV Commissioner Mark...

Manktelow: Eviction Moratorium Only Hurts New York

“If we continue to go this route, it is only going to create a snowball effect that becomes a bigger problem later on down the road. We shouldn’t be forcing landlords to suffer like this by prolonging the inevitable which will only hurt tenants in...

Manktelow Glad to See Gov. Cuomo Resign

 “After calling for it for months, I’m glad to see Gov. Cuomo has finally listened to the people of New York and resigned. Though it is a sad day for New Yorkers when our governor has to resign, we will rise above this together. I hope, though, that...

Attorney General Finds Gov. Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims to be True

“The governor needs to resign. If he doesn’t we must push forward with impeachment. It is time for the people of New York to have a governor who leads efficiently, has the best interests of New York in mind and actually respects the people they r...