Press Releases

Walsh Partners with American Red Cross in Hosting Blood Drive at Ballston Spa Elks Lodge

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) hosted her second annual blood drive at the Ballston Spa Elks Lodge alongside the American Red Cross on Monday, Aug. 1. Yesterday’s blood drive exceeded its goal of 42 units by collecting 48, including 41...

Walsh Presents Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library With $25,000 In State Funding

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) presented Library Director Alexandra Gutelius and members of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library Board of Trustees with a $25,000 check in state funding. The funds will be put toward improvements to the...

Walsh Hosts 5th Annual ThinkDIFFERENTLY Day at Saratoga County Fair

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) partnered with members of the Saratoga County Fair Board to host the 5th annual ThinkDIFFERNTLY Day at the Saratoga County Fair. The event was held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and offered a variety of sensory-friendly...

Walsh Delivers Additional Family Court Judge and Electronic Appearances to Saratoga County Courtrooms

On Thursday, two bills supported by Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston), adding ease and efficiency to the court process in Saratoga County, were signed into law by Gov. Hochul. The bills will allow the electronic appearance of a defendant (A.10435,...

Walsh, Town of Charlton Officials Unveil New Highway Equipment

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This afternoon, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined Town of Charlton Supervisor Joe Grasso, Town of Charlton Councilmen Jim Glavin and Dave Robbins to unveil the town’s new skid steer. In 2019, Walsh allocated $50,000 in State and Municipal...

Tedisco & Walsh Induct Stewart’s Shops Into NYS Historic Business Preservation Registry

Ballston Spa, NY--Senator Jim Tedisco and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh today at Stewart’s Shops first store in Ballston Spa, today inducted the iconic Saratoga County-based business into the newly created New York State Historic Business Preservation...

Walsh Applauds AG James For Suing Catholic Diocese Of Albany

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined Attorney General Letitia James in Schenectady for an announcement that James will be suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany over its gross mismanagement of the St. Clare’s pension fund. The attorney...

Walsh Thanks Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office And 3N Document Destruction For Help In Successful Spring Cleaning Events

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This past weekend, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) held a ‘Drug Take-Back Event’ with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office and a ‘Shredding Event’ with 3N Document Destruction. The free events were well attended by residents of...

Walsh Collects Over 10,000 Pounds of Electronics at First Spring Cleaning Event

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) hosted the first of three e-recycling events this past Saturday, May 14 at Milton Town Hall. Over 10,000 pounds of electronics were collected and EWASTE+ will begin to process the items for their next life....

Walsh Honors 11 Women Of Distinction At Second Annual Event

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) hosted her second annual Women of Distinction Event on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at The Edison Club in Rexford. She honored 11 women from the 112th Assembly District for their accomplishments. “I genuinely welcomed...

Walsh Reacts To Erasing Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s Name From The Ballot

“Today’s vote erasing the disgraced and arrested former lieutenant governor, Brian Benjamin, from the primary ballot is not only a new low for this legislative body, but also likely unconstitutional. “Changing the rules in the middle of the game...

Walsh & Staff Hand Out 1,000+ Rapid Covid-19 Tests

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) and her staff handed out over 1,000 rapid COVID-19 tests to residents of the 112th Assembly District yesterday, April 27. Walsh’s office received 5,000 rapid tests from the state and has been working diligently...

Walsh Details Bills Being Held Up by Assembly Majority During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) and her Minority colleagues continue to highlight common-sense legislation that would address the public safety crisis New York state is facing. Assembly Majority are holding many of these bills in committee,...

Walsh Responds to The Arrest of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin

“In the wake of former Gov. Cuomo’s resignation, Gov. Hochul pledged to restore faith in our state government and rid Albany of rampant corruption. In just the last week, she has failed to live up to these promises, in fact only worsening the tattered...

Walsh Introduces Resolution For Epilepsy Awareness ‘Wear Purple’ Day

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Yesterday, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) introduced a resolution to commemorate Saturday, March 26, 2022 as Epilepsy Awareness Day or “Wear Purple Day.” The purpose of the resolution is to increase the public’s understanding of the...

Walsh Welcomes Micaela Choi To Albany On West Point Cadet Day

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined her colleagues in welcoming West Point Cadets to the state Capitol on Thursday. Walsh was joined by a resident of the 112th Assembly District and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School graduate, Micaela...

Walsh Attends Differing Abilities Press Conference on World Down Syndrome Day

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined her colleagues Steve Stern and Jarrett Gandolfo and Down’s syndrome advocates John and Mark Cronin on the steps of the state Capitol to highlight a resolution that promotes inclusion and employment...

Walsh Joins Colleagues at ‘Protecting Our Elections’ Press Conference

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This afternoon, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,SAM,ROS-Mahopac) and their Minority colleagues for a press conference focused on protecting and safeguarding New York elections. The event comes on the...

Walsh Comments on Comptroller Report Related To Covid-19 Nursing Home Deaths

“I applaud the State Comptroller’s office for conducting and producing this very important audit, which shows the New York State Health Department concealed data conveying the actual number of COVID-19 related deaths in nursing homes,” said Walsh....

Walsh Supports Historic $500 Million Investment in Our Veterans

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined Joseph Chenelly, AMVETS National Executive Director, Assemblyman Jake Ashby, Minority Ranker on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Assemblyman Ed Ra, Minority Ranker on the Ways and Means Committee and...