Press Releases

Walsh Joins Renewed Call for Improved Public Safety Measures

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined her Assembly and Senate Minority colleagues, family members of crime victims, victims’ right advocates and members of law enforcement at a press conference on Monday to call for increased public safety...

Walsh Applauds Enforcement of Assembly Rule to Livestream Committee Meetings

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) applauds the Assembly speaker’s announcement that all committee meetings will now be livestreamed. Constituents and stakeholders from around New York state have been expecting committees to be livestreamed...

The State of Our State is in the Balance

“The governor stated today that New York is ‘strong,’ but, in reality, our state’s future success hangs in the balance. Rampant crime, over taxation, burdensome business regulations and unchecked single-party rule are just a few reasons New Yorkers...

Walsh Sworn-In for Fourth Legislative Term

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) was sworn into office for her fourth legislative term by her husband, Hon. James E. Walsh, Esq., on Wednesday morning. Walsh will continue in her leadership role with the Assembly Minority Conference as Assistant...

Walsh Responds to Approval of Climate Action Plan

“Over the past several months I have received hundreds of emails from constituents concerned with the Climate Action Council’s draft scoping plan and, today, as it receives approval from 19 ofthe 22 members on the council, it is obvious that the pleas...

Walsh Applauds Saratoga County’s 2023 Proposed Budget

“Today Saratoga County officials unveiled their tentative 2023 budget and, simply put, it is one to be proud of,” said Walsh. “The county has developed a responsible financial plan that reduces spending, provides relief to taxpayers and maintains...

Walsh Presents Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo with Seven Seals Award

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On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined Emil Baker and Hy Taylor the U.S. Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) to present Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo with the ‘Seven Seals Award’...

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,...