Veterans

Lalor: Cuomo's Pension Veto a Disservice to Veterans

By Kieran Lalor, on Oct 27, 2015

New York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is criticizing Governor Cuomo for vetoing veterans' pension buyback legislation that has passed the Senate and Assembly several times with nearly unanimous support. Lalor has been a vocal proponent of the bill (see his op-eds here and <a name="here 2" href="http://trk.cp20.com/Tra

Join Me This Friday to Honor WWII Vets‏ & Commemorate the 71st Anniversary of D Day

By Kieran Lalor, on Jun 3, 2015

d dayNew York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is hosting an event to honor our community's World War II veterans and commemorate the 71st anniversay of D-Day. The event is open to the public.

Poughkeepsie Journal Legislative Spotlight by Assemblyman Lalor: Hold special session to pass Veterans Buyback Bill

By Kieran Lalor, on Dec 1, 2014

Three days after Election Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed the bipartisan Veterans Buyback Bill, passed by the state Legislature back in June. It passed the state Senate 57-0 and the state Assembly 133-1.

Skelos and Cuomo Need To Move On Vets Buyback Bill Before Election Day

By Kieran Lalor, on Oct 27, 2014

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos to finally send the veterans service credit buyback bill, which passed both houses four months ago, to Governor Cuomo for his signature. Lalor is also asking for Cuomo to sign the legislation before Election Day. 

Follow Your Own Rules and Send the Bill to the Governor, Speaker Silver

By Kieran Lalor, on Sep 15, 2014

Fishkill, NY - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) is calling on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to follow the Assembly's own rules and send veterans' legislation that has passed both houses to the governor for his signature. The bill would waive the fee for veterans to receive a distinctive veteran's driver's license.

UPDATE: Silver Tries to Dodge Lalor's Question: "What Was Wrong with Bills to Help Vets?"

By Kieran Lalor, on May 21, 2014

Albany, NY -  New York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) is asking Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to explain exactly why the Assembly Democrats voted to kill 10 pro-veteran bills sponsored by Republicans in the Veterans' Affairs Committee. Lalor's press release on the issue earlier today struck a nerve.

Lalor: Silver & His Minions Have Odd Way of Commemorating Memorial Day

By Kieran Lalor, on May 21, 2014

Albany, NY - (5/21/14) – New York State Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - Fishkill) expressed outrage over the Sheldon Silver-controlled Veterans' Affairs Committee rejecting without debate and for purely political purposes, a series of bills that would help New York veterans.