Press Releases

Legislation Supporting Dependent Adult-Aged Children with Disabilities Is Signed Into Law

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) announced that legislation she sponsored along with Assembly Member Carrie Woerner (Round Lake) to help families of dependent adult children with developmental disabilities continue receiving child support...

Walsh Participates In Rally To Advocate For Direct-Service Providers And Intellectually And Developmentally Disabled Population

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Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) joined advocates and consumers at a rally calling for ‘Care Not Cuts’ in order to better support individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) throughout the...

Walsh Urges Approval of Bill to Extend Financial Support for Adult Dependents with Disabilities

Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) is calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to sign legislation (A.868-B/S.4467-B) which would enable families with adult dependent children under the age of 26 to seek child support when the adult child’s developmental...

Walsh: Welcome News to See Transparency in State Leadership

“It’s welcome news to hear Gov. Kathy Hochul say she’s going to be more transparent and deliver on that promise on her first day in office.“Gov. Hochul has increased the death count in our state’s nursing homes by almost...

Walsh Welcomes Gov. Kathy Hochul

“Congratulations to New York’s first female Governor, Kathy Hochul, who has an opportunity to set a vastly more collaborative and constructive tone during her tenure in office. On day one, Hochul has stated that one of her primary focuses...

Walsh: Holding Gov. Accountable Remains #1 Priority

“The speaker and Chairman Lavine have made the right decision in allowing us to move forward with reviewing evidence provided by our outside counsel and, ultimately, to produce a thorough report made available to the public for review.“I am...

Walsh on Cuomo’s Resignation

“Gov. Cuomo did the right thing for New Yorkers by resigning. Now, we can move forward and focus on our state’s recovery without scandals plaguing our leadership.“However, just because he has resigned, does not mean he is off the hook....

Walsh Responds to Attorney General’s Report Findings Against Cuomo

“Based on the report and findings by the Attorney General’s independent investigation into the several very serious allegations of sexual harassment against the governor, I believe that he should do the right thing on behalf of the people...

Walsh Hosts Successful Summer Blood Drive

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C-Ballston) teamed up with the American Red Cross to host a summer blood drive on Monday, Aug. 2. According to the Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Being able to donate blood is critical in...

Walsh Hosts Fourth Annual ThinkDIFFERENTLY Day at Saratoga County Fair

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Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) and the Saratoga County Fair Board hosted their fourth annual ThinkDIFFERENTLY Day for those living with disabilities and their families. This special event offers attendees with special needs the opportunity...

Legislation to Extend Financial Support for Adult Dependents with Disabilities Passes Assembly and Senate

Today the Senate passed legislation that enables families with adult dependent children under the age of 26 to seek child support when the adult child’s developmental disabilities necessitate a living allowance. The bill passed unanimously in the...

Walsh: It’s Time We Unmask Our Children

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For a video clip of Assemblywoman Walsh’s comments, please click here.​​Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference in introducing...

Walsh Calls for Support to Remove Declared State of Emergency

Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences to introduce a resolution that would terminate the state disaster emergency declared by Executive Order 202.“As our state starts...

Walsh Echoes Calls to Restore Order to NYS

Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference to introduce their “Restore Order” legislative package, which is aimed at addressing the surge of violence that has been seen in...

Walsh Criticizes New Mask Guidance For Day Care And Day Camps

“As many New Yorkers celebrated the state’s adaptation of federal guidance that allows them to be mask free in most settings, children two years and older weren’t so lucky. The sudden directive that daycares and day camps require children...

Walsh Hosts Final Event of Free Spring-Cleaning Series

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This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) hosted three drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events. The electronic recycling event with E-WASTE + was the third and final drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Event held in the 112th Assembly...

Walsh To Host Drive-Thru Electronic Recycling Event

This spring, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) is hosting drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events. The third and final event is a drive-thru Electronic Recycling Event with EWASTE+ on Saturday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. COVID-19...

Eviction Extension Is Not Fair to Anyone

“At the onset of the pandemic, the eviction moratorium aided New Yorkers who needed it. Extending the eviction and foreclosure moratorium for an additional four months, the exact same day the governor has announced plans for a full re-opening of...

Walsh Hosts Successful Shredding Event

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Today, Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) hosted a Shredding Event in conjunction with 3N Document Destruction. This was the second of three drive-thru style Free Spring-Cleaning Events held in the 112th Assembly District.“The event...

Walsh Reacts To Legislature Overturning Executive Orders

“Today, the Assembly voted to overturn portions of executive orders issued by Gov. Cuomo during the pandemic. Some of these directives include removing the requirement to buy food with an alcoholic beverage, and rescinding vaccine administration...