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 Banks Committee, Lalor expressed enthusiasm for the new assignment, and indicated that he is looking forward to working with his colleagues to address the issues affecting the banking industry in the state. “I am pleased to welcome Assemblyman Kieran Lalor to the Assembly Banks Committee,” said Banks Committee Minority Ranker, Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney (R,C, - New Hartford). “The Assembly Banks committee strives to provide regulatory fairness in the banking industry while protecting consumers in our communities. I am confident that Assemblyman Lalor's broad experience as a retired U.S. Marine, school teacher and attorney will bring keen insight to the unique challenges presented in today's complex financial world. I have the utmost confidence that Assemblyman Lalor will be a strong member of the Banks committee.”

“I am pleased to be reappointed as the Ranking Minority Member of the Real Property Taxation Committee. I will continue to push for creative ways for the state to address unsustainable spending, the root cause of high property taxes. Additionally, I will again be advancing solutions to ease the unfunded mandate burden that exacerbates the property tax problem,” said Lalor. In addition to the Banks and Real Property Committee, Lalor will continue as a member of the committees for Small Business, Veterans and Governmental Operations.