Press Releases

Assemblymember Wallace: Ending Net Neutrality Hurts Western New York

“The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) unconscionable decision to revoke net neutrality regulations puts the profits of multibillion dollar companies over the will and the good of the American people. “Western New Yorkers and...

Assemblymember Wallace, Senator Kennedy Join Town of Cheektowaga to Announce Millions in State Funding for Aging Sewer Infrastructure Contributing to Scajaquada Creek Pollution

Cheektowaga, N.Y. – Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) and Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) joined Town of Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski and leadership from Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Thursday to announce $5 million in state funding...

Assemblymember Wallace to Sponsor Emergency Preparedness Training

This Saturday, December 9, 2017, Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) will host a free American Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Training at 10am at the Cheektowaga Senior Center (3349 Broadway, Cheektowaga, NY 14227). All are welcome to attend...

Western New York Leaders Encourage Community to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster), Assemblymember Sean Ryan (D-Buffalo), and local leaders are calling on Western New Yorkers to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs this Saturday, October 28, 2017 during National Prescription...

Assemblymember Wallace Announces Additional Funding for Maryvale School District

Today, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) was joined by Maryvale Superintendent Joseph D’Angelo to announce that she has secured an additional $250,000 in state funding for the Maryvale School District. “Few investments have...

Assemblymember Wallace Announces Additional Funding for Cheektowaga-Sloan School District

Today, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she has secured an additional $100,000 in state funding for the Cheektowaga-Sloan School District. “Investing in early childhood literacy sets students on a path of continued...

Assemblymember Wallace Announces Additional Funding for Cheektowaga Central School District

Today, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she has secured an additional $50,000 in state funding for the Cheektowaga Central School District. “When students are engaged in the learning process, we see better academic...

Assemblymember Wallace Announces Additional Funding for Cleveland Hill School District

Today, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she has secured an additional $50,000 in state funding for the Cleveland Hill School District. “Few investments have a greater impact than ones made to public education,”...

Assemblymember Wallace’s Bill to Help Protect Seniors Becomes Law

Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that legislation she authored to help protect seniors with long-term managed care plans has been signed into law (Chapter 214 of 2017). “Getting the assistance you need for day-to-day...

Assemblymembers Wallace and Ryan secure funding for Scajaquada Creek watershed

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) and Assemblyman Sean Ryan (D-Buffalo) announced that they secured $1 million in the 2017-18 state budget for infrastructure repairs and clean-up efforts to the Scajaquada Creek watershed. “Water...

Assemblymember Wallace Passes Legislation That Supports Gold Star Parents

Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that a bill she authored to eliminate the $1,000 limitation on the annuity payable to a Gold Star Parent has passed the Assembly (A.7570). “Service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice...

Assemblymember Wallace’s Bill to Help Protect Seniors Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that legislation she authored to help protect seniors with long-term managed care plans has passed the Assembly (A.8105). “Many New Yorkers require assistance in daily living, unfortunately...

Assemblymember Wallace: Legislation to Eliminate LLC Loophole Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that legislation she co-sponsored to close the limited liability company (LLC) loophole and increase transparency in New York elections has passed the Assembly (A.1926). “The LLC loophole allows...

Assemblymember Wallace Announced Legislation That Supports Gold Star Parents Has Passed the Assembly Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that a bill she authored to eliminate the $1,000 limitation on the annual annuity payable to a Gold Star Parent has passed the Assembly Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (A.7570). “Honoring...

Assemblymember Wallace Appointed Chair of Assembly Subcommittee on Volunteer Emergency Services

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced she is the newly appointed chair of the Assembly Subcommittee on Volunteer Emergency Services and looks forward to the opportunity to work with and get results for volunteer emergency service providers...

Assemblymembers Wallace and Zebrowski Introduce Legislation to Protect Consumer Data from Internet Service Providers

Assemblymembers Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) and Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced legislation that would provide internet users the power to opt out of use of their personal information by internet service providers (ISPs)(A.7191). This move comes...

Assemblymember Monica Wallace Secures Funds to Combat Heroin Epidemic

Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she secured $17,500 in the 2017-18 state budget for addiction treatment and diversion in the Town of Cheektowaga. “The epidemic of tragic overdose deaths in Erie County is a stark...

Assemblymember Wallace: Assembly Budget Proposal Invests in Our Schools and Provides Relief for College Debt

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that the Assembly’s 2017-18 state budget proposal includes vital investments in education and more support for college students. “The budget proposal I helped pass reflects my strong...

Assemblymember Wallace: Assembly Budget Proposal Gives Tax Relief to Small Businesses, Middle-Class Families

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she helped pass the Assembly’s 2017-18 state budget proposal, which includes tax relief for small businesses and hardworking families across New York State. “As Western New York’s...

Assemblymember Wallace: Assembly Budget Proposal Provides Vital Economic Development and Infrastructure Funding

Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that the Assembly’s 2017-18 state budget proposal includes vital economic development funding and infrastructure investments to improve local roads, bridges, and water systems. Investing in...