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Walczyk, Griffo Bill Gets Support of St. Lawrence County Legislature

State Assemblyman Mark Walczyk and State Senator Joe Griffo are applauding the St. Lawrence County Legislature for passing a resolution in support of their legislation that would have one Senator represent each of New York’s 62 counties. Under A.6461/S.2047,...

Griffo and Walczyk: Legislation Ensures Balance in State Government and Focus on Upstate New York

With many New Yorkers expressing legitimate concerns with a lack of focus on Upstate New York during the coronavirus pandemic, Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-C-I-Rome, and Assemblyman Mark Walczyk, R-C-I-Watertown, today continued their advocacy for legislation...

Walczyk, Helming Introduce Bill to Claw Back Albany Tax on Broadband Expansion Projects

State Assemblyman Mark Walczyk and State Senator Pam Helming announced Wednesday they have introduced legislation that aims to claw back an Albany tax that is restricting the expansion of broadband across the state.The legislation (A.10932/S.8858) would...

Walczyk: Reverse Changes to State Seal, Create New Flag

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk announced Thursday that he has introduced legislation (A.10860) that would claw back a redesign of the New York State Seal that was crammed into the state budget.The bill proposes to do 3 things:1. Remove the requirement the...

Walczyk, Ritchie Bill to Eliminate Need for Second City of Watertown Courtroom Passes Legislature Measure to Save City Residents More Than $3 Million

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk and State Senator Patty Ritchie are announcing their bill to reduce the number of Watertown City Court Judges and in turn, spare Watertown taxpayers from spending upwards of $3 million for a second city courtroom, has received...

Walczyk, Ritchie Lead Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers, Pushing Governor to Reconsider Restrictive Fee for Broadband Expansion Projects

State Assemblyman Mark Walczyk and State Senator Patty Ritchie are leading a bipartisan coalition of upstate lawmakers, calling on the Governor to roll back a fee that is handcuffing the expansion of broadband to underserved parts of upstate New York.The...

Walczyk: We Said 'No More False Starts'

“When the COVID-19 crisis hit, the Front Yard of America did what we always do; we rose to the occasion, put politics aside, worked together and flattened the curve. We all did our part and as a result, we have one of the lowest infection rates...

Walczyk Calls on Gov. to End Emergency Declaration

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (Watertown) is calling on Gov. Cuomo to end the state's emergency declaration effective Friday, June 19 to coincide with the Governor's announcement today that Friday will be the end of his daily public briefings. Walczyk...

Walczyk Calls on Gov. to Clarify Re-Opening Metrics to Avoid Further 'False Starts' & Delays

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I-Watertown) has called on Gov. Cuomo to publish clear metrics, requirements and specific plans for the state's Phase 3 and Phase 4 re-openings to avoid the confusion, false starts and unnecessary stress seen across New...

Statement from Michael J. Schenk, Chief of Staff for Assemblyman Mark Walczyk

“I'm very pleased to announce that Assemblyman Mark Walczyk has returned to Watertown. He will remain on Army Reserve orders for the remainder of this week. He will be returning to his State Assembly office, full-time beginning next week....
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