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Assemblymember Wallace: Keep Small Retailers Open During Holiday Season

“Sadly, the warnings given by public health officials over the past few months have come to pass.  Communities across Western New York and across the nation are seeing significant increases in the number of COVID cases, and officials are struggling...

Assemblymember Monica Wallace and State Senator Tim Kennedy Announce Legislation to Help Municipalities Address Zombie Properties is Now Law

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) and Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) announced Monday that their legislation (A.6976 and S.4190) to help municipalities hold mortgage servicers accountable for maintenance of residential properties in foreclosure...

Assemblymember Wallace Calls on Governor Cuomo to Allow Movie Theaters to Reopen Where COVID Infection Rates are Below 2%

“Movie theaters across the state employ thousands and serve as anchors in shopping malls and small-town business districts, where many small businesses are struggling to remain open due to the challenges of the COVID crisis. It is vital that movie...

Assemblymember Wallace on the Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“I’m saddened by the loss of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a remarkable jurist and a powerful champion for women everywhere. She was a relentless civil rights litigator in the 1970s, contributing to countless gender...

Assemblymember Wallace, Joined by Majority Leader Peoples-Stokes and Assemblymember McMahon, Advocate for Release of Federal Funding for Childcare Centers

Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster), Assembly Majority Leader Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes (D-Buffalo), Assemblymember Karen McMahon (D-Amherst/Pendleton), and local parents and childcare advocates urged Governor Andrew Cuomo to release tens...

Assemblymember Wallace Pleased with Reopening Guidance for Bowling Alleys; Urges Additional Guidance for Remaining Closed Businesses

Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) commended Governor Cuomo for heeding calls from herself, fellow lawmakers, and business owners to provide reopening guidance to businesses and industries that remain closed. Today, Governor Cuomo announced...

Assemblymember Wallace Calls for Clarity, Guidance for Businesses That Remain Closed Due to Pandemic

“New York State is leading the nation in its containment of COVID-19, and most regions maintain a positive test rate of about 1 percent, yet many businesses remain closed. Owners of small businesses like movie theaters, spas, and bowling alleys are...

Assemblymember Wallace Calls for Clarity, Guidance for Businesses That Remain Closed Due to Pandemic - Letter

Assemblymember Wallace and Supervisor Benczkowski Announce Opening of New ADA Compliant Swings in Stiglmeier Park

Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) was joined by Town of Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski to announce the opening of two new wheelchair accessible swings and an accessible merry-go-round in Stiglmeier Park. The new amenities, located...

Assemblymember Monica Wallace and State Senator Tim Kennedy Announce Passage of Legislation to Help Municipalities Hold Mortgage Servicers Accountable for Maintenance of Residential Properties in Foreclosure

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) and state Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) announced Wednesday that their legislation (A.6976 and S.4190) to help municipalities hold mortgage servicers accountable for maintenance of residential properties in...
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