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Walter: Session Hits And Misses

Assemblyman Ray Walter (R,C,I-Amherst) today summarized the 2015 legislative session, which concluded eight days after it was scheduled to end. Walter emphasized that, while this session brought some positive provisions for Western New York, it...

June 29, 2015
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Walter: Corruption Session Left Much To Be Desired

“This year’s session will go down as the ‘corruption session’, and it’s shameful that the Assembly Majority chose to keep the status quo, forcing legislators to leave Albany with no real ethics reform. “I’m disappointed in the lack of education...

June 25, 2015
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Walter: Weak Eleventh-Hour Pension Forfeiture Plan Still Protects Crooked Politicians

Assemblyman Ray Walter (R,C,I-Amherst) expressed disappointment with the Assembly Majority for blocking the pension forfeiture plan agreed upon in the budget and passing their own watered-down version last night. Walter stressed that the legislation...

June 17, 2015
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Walter: “Corruption Session” To End Without Real Reform

Assemblyman Ray Walter (R,C,I-Amherst) today expressed frustration with legislative leaders for allowing corruption to precede work this session. Walter argued that rampant corruption distracted from the people’s work and emphasized that there is...

June 16, 2015
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