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Mary Walsh's Biography

Office: State Assembly (NY) - District 112, Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform Minority Program Vice Chair

Contact Information

Legislative Office Building, Room 725
Albany, NY 12248

199 Milton Avenue
Suite 3-4
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Full Name:

Mary Beth Walsh

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Jim; 6 Children

Home City:

Burnt Hills, NY

JD, Albany Law School, Union University, 1987-1990

Bachelor's, Political Science and Government, University of Rochester, 1983-1987

Minority Program Vice Chair, New York State Assembly, 2019-present

Representative, New York State Assembly, District 112, 2017-present

Candidate, New York State Assembly, District 112, 2018

Member, Town of Ballston Council, 2006-2013

Former Member, Aging Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Children and Families Committee, New York State Assembly

Attorney, Law Office of Mary Beth Hynes, 1996-2010, 2014-present

Municipal Attorney, Town of Edinburg, 2012-2017

Assistant County Attorney, Saratoga County, 2011-2014

Member, Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, 2014-present

Member/President, Collaborative Divorce Association of the Capital District, 2014-present

Panel Member, Surrogate Decision Making Committee, New York State, 2008-present

Member, American Irish Legislators Society, present

Member, New York State Bar Association, present

Former Member, Land Conservation Committee (LCC), Town of Ballston

Former Member, Planning Board, Town of Ballston

Former Member, Saratoga County Ethics Advisory Council

Former Member, Zoning Board, Town of Ballston

Member, Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency, 2015

Board Member, Saratoga County Water Authority, 2008-2014

Member, Saratoga County Autism Council, 2008

Priority Issues:

My entire life, I have fought for the underdog with a commitment to doing what's right.

I helped to build a successful small business from the ground up that created good, local jobs.

As a family law attorney, I help the most vulnerable members of our community, including children and the disabled.

As a parent with a child on the autism spectrum, I've fought against one-size-fits-all education standards.

As Town Councilwoman, I fought to keep Ballston town tax-free my entire eight years.

And as your next Assemblywoman, I will always do what's right:

· Fight for lower property taxes, so middle class families can keep more of their hard-earned money

· Oppose free college tuition for illegal immigrants and convicts, while increasing financial aid for college students

· Repeal Common Core and return control to our local schools

· Support term limits

· Support real ethics reforms to clean up corruption in Albany

· Across the board tax cuts and reduce regulatory burdens on businesses so our economy can grow

· Protect and restore our Second Amendment rights

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