Press Releases

Walsh: It’s Time We Unmask Our Children

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For a video clip of Assemblywoman Walsh’s comments, please click here. ​​Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference in introducing a bill...

Walsh Calls for Support to Remove Declared State of Emergency

Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences to introduce a resolution that would terminate the state disaster emergency declared by Executive Order 202. “As our state starts...

Walsh Echoes Calls to Restore Order to NYS

Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference to introduce their “Restore Order” legislative package, which is aimed at addressing the surge of violence that has been seen in neighborhoods...

Walsh Criticizes New Mask Guidance For Day Care And Day Camps

“As many New Yorkers celebrated the state’s adaptation of federal guidance that allows them to be mask free in most settings, children two years and older weren’t so lucky. The sudden directive that daycares and day camps require children to wear...

Walsh Hosts Final Event of Free Spring-Cleaning Series

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This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) hosted three drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events. The electronic recycling event with E-WASTE + was the third and final drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Event held in the 112th Assembly...

Walsh To Host Drive-Thru Electronic Recycling Event

This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) is hosting drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events. The third and final event is a drive-thru Electronic Recycling Event with EWASTE+ on Saturday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. COVID-19...

Eviction Extension Is Not Fair to Anyone

“At the onset of the pandemic, the eviction moratorium aided New Yorkers who needed it. Extending the eviction and foreclosure moratorium for an additional four months, the exact same day the governor has announced plans for a full re-opening of our...

Walsh Hosts Successful Shredding Event

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Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) hosted a Shredding Event in conjunction with 3N Document Destruction. This was the second of three drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events held in the 112th Assembly District. “The event offered...

Walsh Reacts To Legislature Overturning Executive Orders

“Today, the Assembly voted to overturn portions of executive orders issued by Gov. Cuomo during the pandemic. Some of these directives include removing the requirement to buy food with an alcoholic beverage, and rescinding vaccine administration protocols...

Walsh Echoes Calls To End Eviction Moratorium

Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined the Assembly Minority Conference on a press conference via Zoom to voice concerns on the Majority’s bill to extend the state’s eviction moratorium.  ​The eviction moratorium was set...

Walsh to Host Drive-Thru Shredding Event

This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) is hosting drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events. The second is a Shredding Event in conjunction with 3N Document Destruction on Saturday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a four...

Walsh Joins Calls to Update Covid-19 Quarantine Protocols in Group Homes

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined Assemblywoman Missy Miller (R,C,I-Atlantic Beach) on a press conference today regarding COVID-19 quarantine protocols in group homes. They were joined by other lawmakers, the New York Alliance for...

Walsh Hosts Successful First Free Spring-Cleaning Event

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This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) is hosting drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events. The first event was a Drug Take-Back Event with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department that took place on Saturday, April 17. “It...

Walsh and Assembly Minority Conference Request Justification for Cuomo’s Extended Curfew on Restaurants and Bars

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston), Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference wrote a letter to Speaker Heastie seeking the official documents from Gov. Cuomo and Department of Health...

Walsh To Host Drive-Thru Drug Take-Back Event

This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) is hosting drive-thru style Free Spring Cleaning Events. The first event is a Drug Take-Back Event with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department. It will take place on Saturday, April 17 from...

Walsh, Assembly Colleagues Request Updated Guidance for High School Graduations and School Events

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston), Assemblyman Doug Smith (R,C,I-Holbrook) and the entire Assembly Minority Conference membership sent a letter to Dr. Howard Zucker, New York State’s Department of Health Commissioner, requesting updated...

Walsh, Assembly Colleagues Request Updated Guidance for High School Graduations and School Events - Letter

Walsh, Tedisco Introduce Bill to Remove Waiting Period for Personal Caregiver Law

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) is teaming up with Sen. Jim Tedisco to introduce a bill that would immediately implement the Personal Caregiver Law that was signed by Gov. Cuomo on March 29, 2021. Walsh will be introducing the bill in the...

Walsh on Passage of Marijuana Bill

“Despite a final vote in the Assembly of 94 to 56, indicating strong bipartisan opposition, the governor has signed the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act, making New York State the 16th state in the country to legalize recreational marijuana. ...

Walsh, Legislative Colleagues Honor The 15,000 Nursing Home Residents Lost to Covid-19

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined Sen. Sue Serino, Sen. Jim Tedisco and colleagues in the Senate and Assembly Minority Conferences to honor the over 15,000 lives of New York nursing home and adult care facility residents, many of whom...