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Comments on Town of Newburgh 2015 Budget

Nov 8th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

As the Acting Town Supervisor and Chief Financial Officer of the Town of Newburgh, I am proud to have presented and have the board approve the Town of Newburgh’s 2015 Budget. With a combined increase of 1.92 %. This 2015 budget has a combined increase of 1.92% for the average home owner with an assessed […]

Letter to the Editor: Newburgh DMV

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

Letter to the Editor I am issuing an appeal to the four legislators who represent the Town and City of Newburgh in the Orange County Legislature (Leigh Benton, James Kulisek, Curlie Dillard and Mike Anagnostakis) and to County Executive Steve Neuhaus to please resist all efforts to close the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices […]

Lalor to Cuomo: Small Businesses Need Tax Breaks Too

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

Statement on NYS Tax Breaks for CBS and The Late Show from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) “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, […]

Letter to the Editor : Great American Weekend

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

To the Editor, Once again it is time to thank all of the wonderful people who made the 33rd Annual Great American Weekend such a resounding success! The continued growth of the Great American Weekend is only possible through their help and vision. This exciting year was a record breaker in terms of attendance, types […]

Women’s History Month March 2014

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

I sometimes find it hard to believe that American women earned the right to vote less than 100 years ago with the passage of the 19th amendment in 1920. It may seem as if we have come such a very long way in those ensuing 94 years – there is no denying that women have […]

Tuition Aid for Illegal Immigrants Sends the Wrong Message

Mar 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

“Tens of millions of immigrants have struggled to legally come to the United States. Tens of millions more are waiting on line overseas, trying to immigrate legally. They’ve done the right thing and that isn’t easy. When we pass legislation offering state grants to illegal immigrants, we’re sending the wrong message to all of those […]

Cuomo Tax Plan Sticks It To Hudson Valley, Long Island

Jan 12th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) released a statement responding to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to eliminate corporate taxes on manufacturers except for manufacturers in the MTA Region. Cuomo’s plan hits the Hudson Valley and Long Island, leaving those regions with high taxes and driving manufacturing jobs out of the areas. The MTA Region includes […]

Letter to the Editor – Recent City of Newburgh Judgeship Appointment

Jan 5th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

This public statement is being made to bring clarity to my negative vote re: the  recent judgeship appointment of Mr. Williams.  First and foremost, I feel that the whole process was not handled in a professional way, especially due to the lack of timely notification of the position to the general public.. My negative vote […]

Lalor: Assembly Democrats Just Don’t Care About Sexual Harassment

Dec 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: OP ED

Statement on Latest Assembly Democrat Sexual Harassment Scandal from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) “The latest Assembly sexual harassment allegations, this time against Assemblyman Gabryszak , shed a harsh light on Assembly Democrats. It looks like Assembly Democrats just don’t care to stop sexual harassment in the Assembly. It’s hard to find another […]

Letter to the Editor : Public or Private Servants?

Dec 16th, 2013 | By | Category: OP ED

The manipulation of rules and fair play has long been a calling card of certain elected officials in Town Hall, but the activity transpiring recently brings it front and center for the voting public to observe. The recent news, or old news to those of us made aware of these plans last summer, that Town […]