The Buffalo Niagara Partnership has endorsed Assemblyman Ray Walter (R,C,I-Amherst) for re-election, citing his support for issues of importance to job creators. Representing nearly 2,500 employer members who work for improved business competitiveness and expanded economic activity in the region, the partnership advocates at the local, state, and federal level for policies and resources to increase private sector investment and jobs.

“Assemblyman Walter’s time in the Assembly has proven that he has a strong understanding of the needs of the employer community and Upstate New York,” said President and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership Andrew Rudnick. His perfect voting record on Unshackle Upstate legislative issues and support of Buffalo Niagara economic development priorities has earned a second term in the Assembly. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is proud to endorse Assemblyman Walter for re-election.”

“In order to provide a future that will allow our children to live, work and raise their families here in Western New York, state government must support the employers represented by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership who hold the key to our economic revitalization,” said Walter. “I will continue to use my vote in the state Assembly to foster a better business climate for our job-creators that will give them the ability to attract, create and retain employment opportunities in our community.”