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Walter Concerned By Lack of Accountability in Empire State Development Reporting

A recently-released report from the state comptroller’s office has found Empire State Development (ESD) to have failed to satisfactorily meet its mandated reporting requirements regarding the results of its projects and programs managed between...

May 17, 2017
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Bill to Fast Track Ride-Sharing Moves Through Committee

“Today, I moved a bill I co-sponsor (A7624) through the Insurance Committee that would amend vehicle and traffic law, allowing for an abbreviated wait time for the introduction of ride-sharing services in New York State. The...

May 16, 2017
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Erie And Niagara Counties Secure Funding Through CHIPs, Extreme Winter Recovery And Pave-NY Programs

A budget analysis report has revealed an exact distribution breakdown of funds awarded to three state infrastructure programs, the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPs), PAVE-NY and Extreme Winter Recovery. These fiscal...

May 8, 2017
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Walter Urges State Assembly Colleagues to Take Up Alix’s Law

This week, the state Assembly took up a number of measures aimed at protecting the victims of criminal acts. Noticeably absent from the list of bills is Alix’s Law (A. 1944 – Peoples-Stokes), legislation that would make it...

May 3, 2017
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