Lalor Appointed Ranking Member of Real Property Tax Committee

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Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor 

For Immediate Release

January 2, 2012

Contact Chris Covucci (845) 309-2654


Lalor Appointed Ranking Member of Real Property Tax Committee

Fishkill, New York: Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor announced today that he has been appointed as the Ranking Member of the Real Property Tax Committee by Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb.  As the Ranking Member, Lalor will be the senior Republican on the committee.  Lalor will also serve on the Education, Governmental Operations, Veterans’ Affairs, and Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committees.”Rising property taxes continue to burden New Yorkers,” said Lalor. “I’m going to work hard on the Real Property Tax Committee to give taxpayers much needed relief from the highest property taxes in the country.  The property tax cap was a successful first step to achieve that goal, but it was incomplete because it left out unfunded mandate reform and concrete ways to encourage spending reductions.  The tax cap, mandate reform and streamlining government go hand-in-hand.”

Lalor a former social studies teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie said of his Education Committee assignment, “I will work to make sure New York focuses on producing job and college ready graduates from our schools in a way that eases the burden on the taxpayer.”

“I’m also excited to work on behalf of our state’s veterans to ensure robust opportunities for veteran workers and entrepreneurs,” Lalor continued.

“These committee assignments are a great opportunity to make New York government serve New Yorkers better,” concluded Lalor.

### Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, a former teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes in Poughkeepsie, is a Marine Corps veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and founder of the Dutchess County based consulting firm KML Strategies, LLC.  Lalor is the founder of Afghanistan & Iraq Veterans for Congress and a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel. He is a graduate of John Jay High School, Providence College and Pace Law School and lives in Fishkill with his wife Mary Jo and their four young children Katie, Riley, Mikey and Kieran Jr..

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