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Assembly Passes Resolution Recognizing April As Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

The State of New York is once again recognizing April as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month due to a resolution sponsored by Assemblyman Ray Walter (R,C,I-Amherst). Walter is no stranger to the cause, or to the Lipsitz family, whose tireless efforts...

April 8, 2016
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Budget Driven Blindly By Misguided Priorities


Editor’s note: Please visit to view Assemblyman Walter’s comments on the budget. “This budget process was a...

April 1, 2016
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Walter: Budget Process Needs More Transparency

“We’re one day closer to the budget deadline, but at this point it’s still anyone’s guess as to what will go into the final bills. Whether the agreement – once again behind closed doors - is reached today or not, there will no doubt be a Message of...

March 30, 2016
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Walter: Where’s The Ethics Reform?

“During the final moments of passing last year’s budget, the Assembly Majority took ethics reform off the table. A whole year has gone by, and what do we have to show for it? “Ethics reform, once listed as a priority for the governor and...

March 29, 2016
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Walter Applauds Long-Awaited Legalization Of Mixed Martial Arts In NYS

After nearly a decade-long stand-off in the Assembly, Assemblyman Ray Walter (R,C,I-Amherst) proudly joined his colleagues today to pass legislation legalizing professional mixed martial arts (MMA) in New York State. The Senate has passed this...

March 22, 2016
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