Monica Wallace

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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Brendan Keany
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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October 11, 2018 - 5:00 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Yesterday, State Senator Tim Kennedy and Assemblywoman Monica Wallace spoke briefly regarding their thoughts on marijuana legalization. Both Kennedy and Wallace are Democrats, and while they seem to support legalization in some capacity, their enthusiasm for it appears to differ...
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Photo: Bebeto Matthews, AP
October 11, 2018 - 2:25 pm
by Brendan Keany BUFFALO (WBEN) - Voter suppression laws have been a topic of discussion, especially as midterms are closing in. Thursday morning, State Senator Tim Kennedy and Assemblymember Monica Wallace joined local community leaders to launch a public push for stronger statewide voting reforms...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
May 11, 2018 - 2:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Assemblymember Monica Wallace announced a package new legislation that assists domestic violence victims. The package of bills announced includes preventing employers from discriminating against employees who have been abused as well as expanding violence education in schools...
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Tick on a finger/WBEN Photo - Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
May 04, 2018 - 11:58 am
Depew, N.Y. (WBEN) - With warming temperatures and more outdoor activities kicking into high gear, residents across Western New York are being warned about the dangers of ticks and Lyme Disease. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and state and couty officials are using the occasion to educate the...
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