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Walczyk Bill to Rename Portion of State Route 37 in Honor of Charles “Chuck” Kelly Clears Assembly

Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I,Ref-Watertown) announced that the Assembly has passed his first bill, which renames a portion of State Route 37 in honor of the late reporter Charles “Chuck” Kelly.Under Assembly Bill A.6560a, the portion of State...

Farm Labor Bill Hurts, Not Helps Farmers

“Farming is the lifeblood of so many that live in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties, with many farms that have been handed down from one generation to the next. Our farms proudly feed New York and beyond and the local impact of one farm in our...

Ritchie, Barclay & Walczyk Launch Petition Calling For Suspension Of Plan 2014

Following a second major flooding event in three years, State Senator Patty Ritchie and Assembly members Will Barclay and Mark Walczyk are calling on shoreline property owners, small business owners and other stakeholders to sign their petition calling...

Walczyk: Driver’s Licenses for Non-Residents Rife with Issues

A statement from Assemblyman Mark Walczyk (R,C,I,Ref-Watertown) regarding A.3675b, which provides driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants: "This bill is rife with issues. Driving is a privilege in New York State, not a right. This legislation...

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Sidestepped for Driver’s Licenses

In a Transportation Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 5, the committee voted on legislation that would provide undocumented immigrants with an official New York driver’s license. The bill, A.3675a, authorizes the DMV to issue standard drivers'...

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