Press Releases

Walsh Weighs in on State Legislature’s Need to Address Ethics Reform

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Unfortunately for New Yorkers, it appears that when it comes to ethics in state government, the Assembly Majority and Gov. Cuomo appear more...

Walsh Weighs In on Funding for Rebuilding Together Saratoga County

“Rebuilding Together Saratoga County’s mission to provide aid for lower-income homeowners promises to greatly benefit our community, and I am thrilled to hear last week’s announcement that it will receive $300,000 in state funding to help achieve...

Walter Weighs in on Legislature’s Failure to Address Ethics Reform

“As we reflect on the accomplishments of another eventful legislative session, I remain disappointed in the Assembly Majority’s unwillingness to address any meaningful ethics reform measures this year. Despite our conference’s push for accountability...

Walsh Reflects on Conclusion of First Legislative Session

“It is fitting that the final day of my first legislative session should fall on the summer solstice, as the past week has been excruciatingly long here in Albany for all the wrong reasons. “The flurry of activity this week has certainly resulted...

Walsh Bill Transferring Ownership of Kinns Road Park Passes Assembly

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston today announced the passage of a bill (A.7510-B) that would transfer full ownership of Kinns Road Park from Saratoga County to Clifton Park. The bill represents the latest step forward in Clifton Park’s...

Pipe Bands Awarded Donation from American-Irish Legislators Society

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Scotia, NY – On July 5, the Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band (SGPB), and its youth component the Capital District Youth Pipe Band (CDYPB) were presented with a $1,000 donation from the American-Irish Legislator’s Society, which will be used to assist the...

Walsh Welcomes Local Inventor for Visit of Capitol

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On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston) had the opportunity to meet with Marshall Jones, a Glenville resident and GE Global Research Employee who was recently honored for his accomplishments with an induction into the National Inventor’s...

Walsh And Marchione Welcome Greenfield Elementary Fourth Graders To State Capitol

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On Tuesday, June 13, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh welcomed Greenfield Elementary’s fourth grade class for a fun and educational visit of the state Capitol in Albany. Students had the opportunity to see state politics in action, sitting in on a portion...

Walsh Weighs In On Need for Ethics Reform

“As we enter the final weeks of this year’s legislative session, the Assembly’s failure to address the issue of ethics reform, and most notably the crucial need for additional transparency and oversight of the funding of state development projects,...

Walsh Weighs In On Need for Ethics Reform

“As we enter the final weeks of this year’s legislative session, the Assembly’s failure to address the issue of ethics reform, and most notably the crucial need for additional transparency and oversight of the funding of state development projects,...

Assemblywoman Walsh Voices Support for 911 Bill

Today, legislators joined representatives of several local interest groups, including the Autism Action Network and family advocates, to rally in support of the 911 Immediate Medical and Police First Responder Bill at the State Capitol. This bill (A.6830)...

Walsh Concerned About Affordable Child Care For NY Families

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Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston) participated in a joint-hearing of the Committee on Children and Families to discuss access to quality child care. Assemblywoman Walsh, along with colleagues from the Senate and Assembly, examined...

Walsh Holds Ribbon Cutting and Open House For New District Office

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On Friday, May 5, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of her new district office, located at 199 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. On hand for the day’s festivities were Sen. Jim Tedisco...

Walsh Speaks Out In Favor Of Child Care Task Force

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Yesterday, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston) joined the Legislative Women’s Caucus (LWC) and additional members of the state legislature to discuss the state budget’s effect on the organizations ongoing initiatives. While this year’s...

Walsh Believes Assembly Should Follow Senate’s Lead in Enacting Term Limits

Yesterday, the New York State Senate passed bill S1229, a government reform initiative that would put into law eight-year term limits for legislative leadership positions, including temporary president of the Senate, speaker of the Assembly, majority...

Walsh Participates In ‘Girls at The Capitol’ Day

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On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston) participated in this year’s ‘Girls at the Capitol’ event, welcoming Girl Scout and Maple Hill freshman Samantha Siciliano to shadow her for the day in Albany. Organized by the Young...

Walsh Weighs In On NYS Procurement Integrity Act

“Today, the New York State Senate sensibly took up a bill designed to enhance the integrity, transparency and accountability of the state’s procurement process. While these initiatives were curiously absent in this year’s late budget, I am pleased...

Walsh Votes In Favor of Final Budget Bills

“This weekend, I voted in favor of the final two bills of this year’s state budget, which, despite their flaws, contain several provisions that I feel reflect the best interests of New York State and its residents. While the dysfunctional manner in...

Walsh Advocates for Autism Awareness

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In a bipartisan show of support for an important issue, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston) joined State Assembly colleagues Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam), Tom Abinanti (D- Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) and Melissa Miller (R,C,Ref-Atlantic...

Walsh Rallies for Direct-Care Funding

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On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I,Ref-Ballston) joined advocates of #bFair2DirectCare at the Capitol to push for increased funding for direct-care providers in the state budget. Walsh and her colleagues have called for $45 million in this...