Assemblymember Wallace Hosts Sold Out Concert Honoring Area Veterans
Sep 18, 2018
Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) hosted a concert Monday night at the Leonard Post VFW on Walden Avenue to honor area veterans and their families for their service and commitment to the United States. Over 300 veterans and family members attended...
Assemblymember Monica Wallace Announces $75,000 State Grant to Establish School Resource Officer Pilot Program in Depew School District
Sep 6, 2018
Depew, NY Today, on the first day of classes for Depew School District students, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) was joined by Depew Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey, Depew Mayor Jesse Nikonowicz, Depew Chief of Police Stanley Carwile,...
Assemblymember Wallace, Speaker Heastie, Supervisor Benczkowski Announce Funding for New Emergency Traffic Signal Systems for South Line Fire Department
Aug 22, 2018
Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace was joined by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to announce that she has secured $150,000 in state funding for emergency traffic signal systems at the Boxwood Lane and French Road locations of the South Line Volunteer...
Assemblymember Wallace Tours Tri-Community Food Pantry, Announces State Funding
Aug 15, 2018
Yesterday, while on a tour of the Tri-Community Food Pantry, Assemblymember Monica Wallace announced that she has secured $10,000 in state funding for the Tri-Community Food Pantry. The food pantry, located at 722 Terrace Boulevard in Depew, provides...
Assemblymember Wallace Announces State Funding for Restoration of Historic Hull House
Aug 10, 2018
Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace announced that she has secured state funding to assist in the ongoing restoration project of the historic Hull House in Lancaster, New York. The $10,000 grant will be used to restore the homestead’s deteriorating...
Assemblymember Wallace, Senator Kennedy Announce Substantial State Funding for Julia Boyer Reinstein Library
Aug 6, 2018
Cheektowaga, NY – Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace and Senator Tim Kennedy announced $116,483 in state funding for capital improvements at Julia Boyer Reinstein Library. This funding will be used toward the replacement of a major portion of the...
Assemblymember Wallace Announces State Funding for Maryvale School District
Jun 26, 2018
Today, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she has secured an additional $75,000 in state funding for Maryvale School District’s academic programs.
“Few investments have a greater impact than ones made in public education,”...
Assemblymember Wallace Announces That Her Bill to Ban ‘Golden Parachute’ Severance Packages at Public Authorities Has Passed the Assembly
May 22, 2018
Early March, in response to a “golden parachute” severance package negotiated at the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) with its executive director, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) introduced the “Severance Pay Limitation Act” to...
Assemblymember Wallace Announces That a Package of Legislation to Assist Domestic Violence Victims Passes Assembly, Introduces Dating Violence Education Legislation
May 11, 2018
Today, in the wake of the resignation of former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced a package of bills passed this week by the New York State Assembly to empower and provide resources to domestic...
Assemblymember Wallace, Senator Kennedy, Erie County Health Department Kick Off Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Discuss Safety and Prevention
May 4, 2018
Today, Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster) and Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) were joined by Erie County Health Department Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve to kick off Lyme Disease Awareness Month, which is recognized...
Assemblymember Wallace Recognizes International Firefighters Day, Highlights Accomplishments for Firefighters
May 4, 2018
Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster), chair of the Assembly Subcommittee on Volunteer Emergency Services, recognized International Firefighters Day today, May 4th, by pledging her ongoing support for firefighters and their families.
Assemblymember Wallace: Legislation Decouples Teacher Evaluations from State Tests, Returns Control to Local School Districts
May 2, 2018
Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that legislation she co-sponsored relating to teacher evaluations passed the Assembly today. The legislation eliminates the state mandate for standardized tests to be linked to teacher evaluations...
Assemblymember Wallace Hosts Opioid Forum at Maryvale High School
Apr 20, 2018
Last night, Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) hosted an opioid community forum at Maryvale High School for residents of Cheektowaga to receive an update on the opioid epidemic, steps being taken to end addiction, and to ask questions of experts....
Assemblymember Wallace: State Budget Assists Localities, Invests in Western New York’s Infrastructure
Apr 10, 2018
“Reliable transportation is key to economic growth and job creation in our region. The state budget provides much-needed funding to ensure Western New York’s roads and bridges are safe to travel on for our families and business owners, while helping...
Assemblymember Wallace: Budget Includes Measures to Fight Sexual Harassment
Apr 10, 2018
Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that the 2018-19 state budget included key measures to combat and prevent sexual harassment and strengthen protections for employees.
“All across the country, brave individuals have been speaking...
Assemblymember Wallace Secures $250,000 for Depew Fire Department
Mar 31, 2018
Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she helped secure $250,000 for the Depew Fire Department in the 2018-19 state budget.
“Depew firefighters risk their lives every day for our community and it’s our duty to make sure they...
Assemblymember Wallace: Assembly Budget Proposal Combats Sexual Harassment
Mar 26, 2018
Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she helped pass the Assembly’s 2018-19 state budget proposal, which includes a number of policies to tackle sexual harassment.
“For far too long, sexual harassment victims have been...
Assemblymember Wallace Passes Legislation That Supports Gold Star Parents
Mar 22, 2018
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 unanimously passed the Assembly today (A.7570).
“Service members who have made the ultimate...
Assemblymember Wallace: Assembly Budget Proposal Increases Funding for Public Schools and Libraries
Mar 14, 2018
Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace (D-Lancaster) announced that she helped pass the Assembly’s 2018-19 state budget proposal, which increases funding for public schools and invests in local libraries.
“Western New York’s public schools need their...