Press Releases

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 heels...

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,”...

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...

Walsh Attends ‘Local Roads Are Essential’ Press Conference Pushing For More Critical Infrastructure Funding

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This morning, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined her colleagues, local elected officials, industry leaders and highway superintendents to advocate for increased state funding toward local roads, bridges and culverts. The ‘Local...

Walsh Presents Scotia Branch Library with $25,000 in State Funding

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This morning, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined Karen Bradley, Scotia Branch Library Director, Eric Trahan, Mohawk Valley Library System Director and Schenectady County Public Library Trustees at the Scotia Branch Library. Walsh presented...

Walsh: Listen To The Farmers, Don’t Lower Overtime Threshold

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined her Minority colleagues on Tuesday to once again call on Gov. Hochul and Labor Commissioner Reardon to not adhere to the Wage Board’s recommendation of lowering the overtime threshold from 60 to...

Walsh: Majority Rejects Effort To Reassert Legislative Authority

“Today our conference put forward a hostile amendment that would unmask our kids, and reassert the authority of the Legislature, the co-equal and proper branch of government to oversee the development and implementation of statewide policy.“Agency...

Walsh Joins Colleagues in Effort to Save The Family Farm

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined her Minority Conference colleagues to write a letter to Gov. Hochul and Labor Commissioner Reardon urging them not to adhere to the 40-hour overtime recommendation made by the Farm Laborer’s Wage...

Walsh Gov Hochul Oppose Wage Board Recommendation

Walsh Responds to Gov. Hochul’s Confusing, Inconsistent Mask Guidance

“Yesterday, Gov. Hochul announced the expiration of her mask mandate for businesses statewide. While I welcome the news, this announcement was both too little and too late. Despite governors in neighboring states, such as Connecticut and New Jersey,...

Walsh: Return Checks & Balances

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) and her Minority colleagues sent a letter to Gov. Hochul, Health Commissioner Bassett and Education Commissioner Rosa urging the Department of Health (DOH) to stop its permanent adoption of COVID-19 emergency...

Walsh: Return Checks & Balances - Letter to Hochul

Walsh Advocates For Needed Relief For New Yorkers

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) today stood with members of the Assembly Minority Conference, business groups and small-business owners to announce legislation that would suspend state sales tax on a wide range of goods and services in order...

Walsh: Budget Should Focus On Helping New Yorkers

“Although Gov. Hochul touted being ‘fiscally prudent,’ her $216 billion budget, the largest in our state’s history, was anything but.“New York families statewide are dealing with the highest spike in inflation in nearly 40...