Monica Wallace

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Tom Puckett
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblywoman Monica Wallace is introducing a bill requiring labeling of ingredients on vaping products. One vaping retailer says that's already required. Wallace says the ingredients in vapor products like pods and e-juice are not required to be disclosed under law. “It’s...
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Erie County Auto Bureau in Tonawanda. July 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The New York State Assembly could vote as early as Tuesday on a bill which would give illegal aliens the ability to obtain a driver's license in the state . The bill has already received unanimous opposition from republicans in Albany. Those republicans, including state...
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Mike Baggerman
June 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With only ten days left for the New York State Legislature to pass bills which would legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana, lawmakers remain unsure whether or not they'll get it done. Recreational marijuana is currently illegal in New York State, though it was...
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Alexander Community Center in Cheektowaga. April 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 18, 2019 - 2:05 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Plans are underway for Cheektowaga to have its own Boys & Girls Club. The Boys & Girls Club provides educational programming and opportunities for youth is eyeing the Alexander Community Center in Cheektowaga as a future site because of its under-utilized building...
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Tom Puckett
March 15, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblywoman Monica Wallace is introducing a bill requiring members of the clergy to report child abuse. Her bill, the CARE Act, comes weeks after the state passed the child victims act. “The Child Victims Act was a historic first step in bringing abusers to justice and allowing...
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Assemblymembers Monica Wallace (center) and Karen McMahon (left) and Erie County DA John Flynn (right) tout passage of law banning Revenge Porn. March 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 01, 2019 - 2:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The New York State Legislature passed a bill which would ban "revenge porn", which is the act of posting a sexually explicit photo of someone to the internet without their consent as a way to exact revenge against them. "(The intent) is to cause emotional and physical harm,"...
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Tom Puckett
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A local assemblymember says approving recreational marijuana should not be rushed because there are so many questions that still need to be answered. "I think we want to hear from the public. I know the governor has been doing roundtables getting info from the community, but...
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Brendan Keany
February 06, 2019 - 4:19 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Assemblymember Monica Wallace hosted a roundtable discussion on Wednesday afternoon to find out how the proposed funding cut to AIM (Aid and Incentives to Municipalities) will impact local towns and villages . Assemblymember Monica Wallace hosting a roundtable to...
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Brendan Keany
January 10, 2019 - 1:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - There has been so much discussion on parking in the City of Buffalo in recent weeks, and now, local politicians want to make statewide regulations regarding the practices of private parking lots. State Assemblymembers Sean Ryan and Monica Wallace say private parking...
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Tom Puckett
December 26, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblymemer Monica Wallace is calling for hearings in the new year after reports earlier this month noted what she called an egregious misuse of personal data by Facebook and other tech giants. “For years, companies like Facebook have capitalized on their popularity among...
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