News & Updates

Celebrate Presidents' Week Fundraiser and Presidential Straw Poll

By Kieran Lalor, on Jan 29, 2015

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On Thursday, February 12th, I'm hosting my Second Annual Celebrate Presidents' Week Fundraiser and Presidential Straw Poll. I hope you can join me to weigh in on who should be the Republican Presidential Nominee in 2016. This year we're holding it at Union Tavern in Poughkeepsie.

Democrat Assemblyman Demands Silver Step Down. Call Assembly Democrats Still Supporting Silver, Find Out Why.

By Kieran Lalor, on Jan 26, 2015

Finally, some Assembly Democrats are starting to call on Sheldon Silver to resign. Assemblyman Keith Wright, the former co-chair of the New York State Democratic Party, is demanding that Silver step down. But, the vast majority, including many of our Hudson Valley representatives, are sticking with Silver. Why are Assembly Democrats Didi Barrett, Kevin Cahill and James Skoufis standing by Silver?

It's a good question. Give their offices a call and ask how they can still stand by their crooked leader.

Statement on Speaker Silver "Ceding" Control to Committee from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill)

By Kieran Lalor, on Jan 26, 2015

"This reminds me of the time Mets manager Bobby Valentine was ejected from a game and tried to come back to the bench wearing a fake mustache and glasses. New Yorkers weren't fooled by Valentine and we're not fooled by Silver. As long as Silver is speaker, we all know that he's still in charge of the Assembly Democrats. Silver fully intends to maintain control from his seat not far behind the curtain. This is unacceptable. Silver has to go. If the Assembly Democrats think they can pull one over on New Yorkers, they're very wrong."

Statement on Imminent Arrest of Silver from Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor

By Kieran Lalor, on Jan 22, 2015

“I have long called on my Democrat colleagues to be profiles in courage and choose an Assembly Speaker other than scandal-plagued Sheldon Silver.  The opportunity for Assembly Democrats to show political courage has now passed.  With the imminent arrest of Speaker Sheldon Silver, I am merely calling on Democrats in the Assembly majority to be profiles in common sense and elect a different Speaker.  It is bad enough that major decisions in our state are made by three men in a room.  As we start a new session and head into budget negotiations, we can’t have one of