Press Releases

Manktelow on 2024 State of the State

“Too many people are making too many difficult choices in their household budgets, at the grocery store and even when it comes to prescriptions. As more and more New Yorkers downsize, economize, and consider out migration to less expensive states, it...

Manktelow To Host Toys For Tots Program

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C- Lyons) announced today that on behalf of the Toys for Tots program his office will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in need at his district office, located at 10 Leach Road, Lyons, NY 14489. The office will...

Manktelow Reacts to Gov. Hochul’s Budget Plan

“Today we had the opportunity to hear the governor’s Executive Budget proposal. This was a perfect example of the proverbial 10,000-foot view of a budget where the devil is in the details. What we know is that her proposal of $227 billion is a 2.5...

Manktelow On NYSERDA Feasibility Study Findings

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C-Lyons) applauds a recently-published report by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on the practicality of placing wind turbines in the Great Lakes. “Further evaluation of the Great...

Manktelow: Albany as Usual

“Across all of New York, residents are feeling the rise in inflation, they are witnessing a crime surge in areas that were once safe, hospitals staff shortages, and police officers not being recognized for their efforts. This is not the future I want...

Manktelow To Host Toys for Tots Program

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) announced today that on behalf of the 75th anniversary of Toys for Tots Program, his office will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in need in a collection box located at 10 Leach Road, Lyons, NY 14489....

Manktelow and Colleagues Hold Press Conference on Farm Overtime Threshold

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) and members of the Minority Conference held a press conference at Windmill Farms in Ontario, New York to discuss their concerns about the recent changes to the farm overtime laborer threshold, which was recently...

Manktelow Announces Libraries To Receive State Aid

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is announcing three libraries in the 130th Assembly District will be receiving State Aid for Library Construction. The program allocates funds to libraries in urgent need of renovating, upgrading and expanding...

Manktelow Joins Colleagues To Support Whole Milk In Schools

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) attended a press conference today alongside the host, Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie). House Minority Chair Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski),...

Manktelow Celebrates Williamson Hardware Being Added to State’s Historic Business Registry

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) is thrilled to announce that Williamson Hardware of Williamson has been added to New York’s Historic Business Registry. The local hardware store has operated for almost 100 years, first opening their doors in...

The Time Is Now: Fix Bail Reform

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) recently joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt, other members of the Legislature and a large delegation of law enforcement officials and district attorneys to call for an...

Manktelow Calls For Election Integrity

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined with Assemblyman Kevin Byrne today to call for increased election integrity. In response to efforts from New York City and other states, including Vermont, that would enable noncitizens to vote in local...

A Lost Opportunity: An Ignored Problem

“It’s very unfortunate to see the Assembly Majority’s priorities for this year’s budget. People are struggling with inflation and worried about crime on their streets. We should be focusing on giving immediate economic relief during a time of...

Manktelow Championing Veterans Funding

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) today attended a press conference in the New York State Capitol alongside Assemblyman Jake Ashby, Assemblyman Ed Ra and members of the Assembly Minority Conference to call on Gov. Hochul and legislative leaders...

Manktelow: Protect Our Roads and Bridges

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Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) attended a press conference alongside his colleagues in the Senate and Assembly Minority to ensure that funding is allocated for local roads and bridges. They were joined by representatives of the New York State...

Manktelow Says No To Farm-40

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) recently stood with his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference, members of the New York State Farm Bureau and farmers from across New York to fight back against a crippling proposal to require farm worker...

Manktelow Disappointed in Farm Laborers Wage Board Decision

“The result of the Farm Laborers Wage Board is the epitome of what is wrong with Albany bureaucrats. Despite financial reports and hours of testimony demonstrating true accounts of how lowering the overtime threshold has been a burden onto both farms...

Manktelow Pushes to Halt State Sales Tax & Let People Live

Assemblyman Brian Manktelow (R,C,I-Lyons) joined his Assembly Minority colleagues today for a press conference calling for the passing of the ‘Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan’ (A.8481). The proposal would suspend the state sales tax for...

Manktelow Pushes to Get Back to Law and Order

“Earlier today, I joined my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate Minorities to call upon the governor to repeal the state’s failing bail reform laws. With rising crime rates, it is clear that current anti-crime measures are not working. People are...

Manktelow Response to the State of the State

“Something that really piqued my interest was the governor’s vow to bring more transparency to our government and end the practice of three men in a room. If she really wants to end this, I am curious to see if she will start including representatives...