Kevin Cahill

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Kevin Cahill (born November 5, 1955 in New York, New York) is an American politician who has represented District 103 in the New York State Assembly.[1] Cahill is a Democrat.

Cahill graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 1977 with a BA in Political Science, and from Albany Law School in 1980. From 1981 to 1990, Cahill worked as an attorney, while also serving on the Ulster County Democratic Committee. He was an Ulster County legislator from 1986 through 1992, when he served as Minority Leader of the Ulster County Legislature. From 1993 to 1994 he served as the Assemblyman from the 101st district.[citation needed]

After 1994, Cahill served as the director of a Medicare health care plan under contract with the Health Care Financing Administration. Cahill was elected again to the Assembly in 1998, and began his term in 1999. He has been re-elected since.

He is the current Chairman of the Standing Committee on Insurance. He is immediate past Chairman of the Standing Committee on Energy. He also serves on the Health, Higher Education, Ways and Means and Commerce and Industry Committees, among others. He served as the Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Ethics and Guidance, Co-Chair of the Joint Legislative Ethics Commission, the Assembly Science and Technology Commission, Assembly spokesman for Community Corrections, part of the task force on Local Government Finance Reform and the Chairman of the Legislative Task Force on People with Disabilities in the past.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Cahill is married, has eight adult children and lives in Kingston, New York.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Maurice Hinchey
New York State Assembly, 101st District
1993–1994
Succeeded by
John Guerin
Preceded by
John Guerin
New York State Assembly, 101st District
1999–present
Incumbent
  1. ^ "Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill". New York State Assembly. Retrieved September 30, 2014.