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Statement From Assemblyman Mark Walczyk on Farm Wage Labor Board Decision

“The board’s decision to recommend a 40-hour workweek to the state Department of Labor is another example of how short-sighted and out-of-touch Albany is with the realities of this state, and moreover the working people it claims to be working for....

Statement From Assemblyman Walczyk on New Gun Laws

“Lawmakers raised their right hand and swore an oath to uphold the constitution.Instead of doing their job, Albany thought it was best to rebuff the Supreme Court and pass legislation that further infringed upon the second amendment rights of law-abiding...

Walczyk Calls For End Of Farm Labor Wage Board

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) is joining with other lawmakers to sponsor new legislation that would effectively end the Farm Laborers Wage Board. The board has been the subject of scrutiny as they have pushed to cap the workweek of farm laborers,...

Walczyk, Ritchie to DOCCS Commissioner: Thanks For Listening

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk, State Senator Patty Ritchie and NYSCOPBA President Michael Powers are applauding the recent decision by the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to begin expanding the use of...

Walczyk Calls For End Of Halt

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) announced Wednesday that he is sponsoring legislation to end a new law known as HALT(Humane Alternatives for Long Term Solitary Confinement Act ) that has endangered the lives and safety of correction officers...

Statement from Assemblyman Walczyk on Special Session

"Seven days ago, Governor Hochul called for the Legislature to hold a Special Session on Thursday, June 30th.Well, the Legislature showed up, but the Governor failed miserably to have legislation ready to debate.After more than 24 hours of waiting, and...

Walczyk, Ritchie Bill to Honor Fallen Local Police Chief Becomes Law

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk and State Senator Patty Ritchie announced Friday that legislation they sponsor (A.8523/S.7497) honoring fallen Village of Dexter Police Chief Samuel A. Johnson, Sr. has been signed into law by Governor Hochul. Chief Johnson was...

Walczyk Bill To Honor Fallen Local Police Chief Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C-Watertown) is proud to announce his legislation (A.8523) honoring fallen local Police Chief Samuel A. Johnson, Sr. of the Village of Dexter has been passed by the state Assembly and is on its way to becoming law. The bill...

Walczyk Calls On State To Assume Cost Of August Primary

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C-Watertown) is joining lawmakers in calling for the state to assume the cost of the upcoming primary election on Aug. 23, 2022 by co-sponsoring legislation known as the “ NYS Gerrymander Failure Assistance Act” (S.9050)....

Walczyk’s Quest to Enact Broadband Build-Free Initiative Becomes Law in State Budget

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) has been a leading advocate on pushing Gov. Hochul and legislative leaders to enact a measure that would allow for the state to expand broadband access more quickly and cost-effectively for people and businesses...
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