News & Updates

Update: Veterans Equality Act Delivered to Governor's Desk

By Kieran Lalor, on May 20, 2016

Albany, NY - (5/19/16) - After the Veterans Equality Act was delivered to Governor Cuomo's desk today, Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is asking Governor Cuomo to sign it into law.

Lalor to Flanagan, Send Veterans Equality Act Bill to Cuomo's Desk Now

By Kieran Lalor, on May 19, 2016

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on Senate Majority Leader Flanagan to send the Veterans Equality Act to Governor Cuomo's desk today to force the governor to sign it or allow the legislature the time to override a veto while still in session. The legislation passed the Assembly yesterday and passed the Senate earlier this month.

Lalor: 513,698 Tax Dollars Per Job for Foreign Workers?‏

By Kieran Lalor, on May 18, 2016

Albany, NY - (5/18/16) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is asking SolarCity and Empire State Development to reveal how many jobs at SolarCity's new Buffalo facility, built with $750 million from New York State taxpayers, will be filled by H-1B visa holders instead of American citizens or permanent residents after the recent revelation that SolarCity has drastically altered its job creation promises for the site.

MSG Tax Break Vote Was Missed Opportunity to Stand Against Cronyism

By Kieran Lalor, on May 10, 2016

Albany, NY - (5/10/16) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) said the defeat of a bill to end the $48.5 million property tax break for Madison Square Garden at today's Assembly Real Property Taxation Committee meeting was a missed opportunity to stand up against cronyism.

Lalor: 3 Huge Corp. Welfare Schemes Failing NY Taxpayers, Job Seekers, Small Businesses‏

By Kieran Lalor, on May 9, 2016

East Fishkill, NY - (5/3/16) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor slammed New York's film tax credit program as wasteful corporate welfare again today with the revelation in a report from Empire State Development that appears to state that the average hire under the program is paid only $4,449.76 while New York taxpayers subsidize an average of $2,921.71 for those jobs. The just released Empire State Development report covers numbers for the fourth quarter of 2015. The average amount paid was obtained by dividing $208,280,088.00 in credit eligible wages by 46,807 total hires.