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Walczyk: Our Correctional Officers Deserve Better

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Assemblyman Mark Walczyk is renewing calls on the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to put practices into place that will better protect correctional officers (COs) in St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties, as well as officers...

Walczyk on Cuomo Resignation

“Gov. Cuomo was right about one thing – his resignation is the right thing to do for the people of the state.The circus created by the outgoing Governor has been a distraction from doing the people’s business for far too long. With...

Cheers! Seaway Wine Trail Expansion Bill Becomes Law

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) announced Tuesday that legislation he sponsors (A.4753)to extend the ‘Thousand Islands – Seaway Wine Trail’ has been signed into law.The measure will extend the existing Thousand Islands-Seaway...

Walczyk Helps Improve Prison Safety by Ending Double Bunking

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) is proud to have been a part of a bipartisan effort to end the much-maligned prison safety concern known as double-bunking. The practice had come into use in recent years following the Cuomo administration’s...

Walczyk Says Comptroller Audit of DOL Welcome at Last

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) said he welcomes Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s decision to audit the state Department of Labor (DOL) regarding widespread delays in handing out unemployment insurance and excessive cases of reported fraud...

Walczyk: It’s About Time For Legislature To Take Action

“It’s about time that the state Legislature take action to stop the runaway and limitless power exercised by the governor over the last year. This week’s votes to stop three specific executive orders, while overdue, are a welcome, bipartisan...

Statement from Assemblyman Walczyk: It’s Time to Be a Check on the Executive

It’s clear to just about every New Yorker that the Governor has become a distraction.His office publicly admitted to altering data that shows the real number of deaths in nursing homes that his policy caused.It's been revealed he ignored serious...

Statement from Assemblyman Walczyk: The Legislature Has Changed Nothing

“For weeks, myself and legislators on both sides of the aisle have been calling for a complete repeal of the Governor’s emergency powers. I, like you, was encouraged to read that the Majority leaders had come to an agreement on stripping the...

Walczyk Proposes Ban on Backdoor Borrowing

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) announced Monday that he is partnering on a proposal that would ban the state from the practice of “backdoor borrowing,” a process in which the state continues to add state debt...

Walczyk To Cuomo: Thanks for Listening to Reason

State Assemblyman Mark Walczyk applauds the Governor’s recent announcement that the state will release millions of dollars in state funding to St. Lawrence County to help bolster public safety.In 2018, St. Lawrence County was awarded a $6 million...
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