Blog Posts - March 2016

Lalor Joins Farm Bureau and Local Small Businesses in Appeal to Oppose $15 Minimum Wage

By Kieran Lalor, on Mar 23, 2016

Family farmers and small business owners joined together yesterday at Fishkill Farms in Hopewell Junction to ask state lawmakers to oppose the $15 minimum wage. The April first budget deadline is just days away, and the coalition remains united in its efforts to defeat what will be a tough blow to local employers. The consequences of a 67% wage hike are far reaching. The small businesses shared their personal stories of what this will mean to each of them, including the decisions that will have to be made to compensate for the major increase in labor costs.

Board of Parole Failed to Follow the Law in Release of Brutal Murderer, Should Rescind Parole

By Kieran Lalor, on Mar 10, 2016

East Fishkill, NY - (3/10/16) - New York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – East Fishkill) is calling on the Board of Parole to rescind its decision to grant parole for brutal murderer and rapist Terry Losicco after revelations that the board made its decision to grant parole without following the law's requirement that victim input be considered.