Press Releases

Beephan, Istvan Hosts Rally to Champion Continued Chips Investments for 2024

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C - East Fishkill) in Partnership with Fishkill Highway Superintendent Carmine Istvan took center stage today at the Fishkill Highway Garage, hosting a spirited rally to champion the cause for increased funding in the Consolidated...

Beephan Pushes to Include ‘Melanie’s Law’ in State’s Domestic Violence Solution Strategy

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) is looking to partner with Gov. Kathy Hochul and AM Cunningham more closely following her State of the State presentation, where she highlighted that combating domestic violence is one of her benchmark goals...

Beephan Responds to Governor’s 2024 State of The State Address

“New York’s governor is ambitious, as evidenced by her list of proposals presented in the 2024 State of the State Address, and it’s filled with several interesting ideas to consider. I’m encouraged by her desire to invest further in education...

Beephan Celebrates First Day of 2024 Legislative Session

“Legislators from across the state returned to Albany for our reopening of business, and I feel optimistic about this year. Despite the challenges we face – from our state’s habit to overspend to our continuing migrant and criminal crisis – I...

Beephan Shares Message of Condolence for Officer Dan Didato’s Family, East Fishkill Police Department

“As a former East Fishkill councilman and current assemblyman, I express my heartfelt condolences to the DiDato family and the East Fishkill Police Department. Officer Daniel P. DiDato was a dedicated law enforcement officer and a caring individual...

Beephan Delivers Donated Winter Coats to Local Veterans

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill), in partnership with generous members of the community and all nine towns in his Assembly district, has just delivered over 300 winter coats to Mental Health America of Dutchess County’s Veteran’s Program....

Beephan Pushes Back Against Congestion Pricing in New York City

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) wants New York’s representatives to consider amending the recently approved move that raises toll fees for out-of-city travelers entering lower Manhattan with a personal vehicle. The Metro Transit Authority...

Slater, Beephan to Announce Legislation Requiring In-Person Public Hearings for Proposed Utility Rate Hikes

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Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) and Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) held a press conference last Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, to announce legislation they have introduced requiring the Public Service Commission (PSC) to hold in-person public...

Beephan, Slater Call For Public Hearings Before Utility Price Increases Occur

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) and Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) held a press conference today at the town hall in Carmel to call for public hearings to be held before any utility price increase is levied against customers. The...

State Legislators, Domestic Violence Groups Call to Close Deadly Loophole by Passing Melanie’s Law

(Brooklyn, NY) – Led by Assemblymember Brian A. Cunningham (D-Brooklyn) and Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) in the Assembly and New York State Senator Michelle Hinchey (D- 41st Senate District), a bipartisan group of elected officials,...

Beephan Celebrates Bridge Renaming in Honor of Sergeant James Sweeney

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) is celebrating the recently enacted law that dedicates a bridge in Dutchess County to Zone Sgt. James Sweeney, a former NYPD and State Police officer who called the Hudson Valley home. Gov. Hochul signed the...

Beephan And Rolison Announced Over $500,000 in State Aid for Library Construction

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) & Senator Robert Rolison Announces $503,911 in State Aid for Library Construction to Pawling, Beekman, and LaGrange libraries and the Mid-Hudson Library System during an in-person library tour on August...

Beephan Calls First Session A ‘Learning Experience’

“My first session as an elected representative was filled with plenty of good, but lots of frustrations. I’m proud to have spent these six months representing my district, building legislative relationships with both Minority and Majority legislators...

Beephan Celebrates Diwali Being Made A School Holiday

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) is proud to sign on and support a bill designating Diwali as a school holiday in New York City. Beephan joined fellow Assemblywoman, Jenifer Rajkumar (D-AD 38) in passing the bill, establishing a new level...

Beephan Objects to ‘Clean Slate’ Legislation

Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) joined fellow Minority legislators and law enforcement professionals for a press conference today calling for a hold of the “Clean Slate” bill being pushed by the Majority lawmakers in New York State....

Beephan Celebrates Passage of First Bill, Naming of the Zone Sergeant James G. Sweeney Memorial Bridge

Assemblyman Anil Beephan (R,C-East Fishkill) proudly announced the successful passage of his first bill this week, which honors the esteemed service and memory of Zone Sergeant James G. Sweeney. The newly amended highway law designates a portion of the...

Beephan Pushes for “Melanie’s Law” to Pass this Session

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Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) participated in a bipartisan press conference today announcing the Legislature is close to passing a bill he has championed since before he started working as a representative: “Melanie’s Law.” Beephan...

Beephan and Slater Applaud Counties for Issuing Emergency Declarations Amid Migrant Crisis; Call for Assembly to Pass Common-Sense Legislation

Today, Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) and Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) issued statements of support to Dutchess County and Putnam County leadership following both counties issuing emergency declarations in response to the...

Beephan Supports Minority Colleagues Efforts to Manage Migrant Crisis in New York

“Our state is in a position where, with federal support or without, we need to manage this migrant crisis exacerbated by New York City. My colleagues have offered several compelling solutions to ensure safety is maintained, from running background checks...

Beephan Addresses Impending Migrant Crisis in Hudson Valley

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Editor’s Note: The Assemblyman’s letter to NYC Mayor Eric Adams can be read here. Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill) held an important meeting this week with Rep. Marc Molinaro to discuss the impending migrant crisis the Hudson Valley...