Purpose

New York State Senate Finance Committee Chair Carl Kruger, and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Herman “Denny” Farrell will conduct a joint budget hearing focused on the state’s infrastructure and transportation needs.
 
When: Monday, February 8 @ 1 P.M.
 
Where: Hearing Room B – Legislative Office Building
 
Expected to Testify:
Department of Motor Vehicles: David Swarts, Commissioner
Department of Transportation: Stanley Gee, Acting Commissioner
Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Jay H. Walder, Chairman & CEO
Transport Workers Union Local 100: John Samuelsen, President
NYS Thruway Authority Canal Corp: Michael Fleischer, Executive Director
NY Public Transit Association: Frank Kabliski, President
Railroads of New York: Mary Anne Michaels, CFO Vermont Rail
Empire State Transportation Alliance: Kevin Corbett, Co-Chairman
Long Island Contractors Association: Mark Herbst, Executive Director
Association of General Contractors: Steve  Stallmer, Vice President Gov. Affairs
NY Roadway Improvement Coalition: Dr. James Melius, President
American Council of Engineering Companies: Jay Simson, President
AARP: Erin Mitchell, Associate State Director & Richard Stack, Volunteer Leader
NYS County Highway Superintendants Association: Terry Rice, President
NY Aviation Management Association: Joel Russell, President
Village of Freeport: Andrew Hardwick, Mayor & Douglas L. Thomas, Special Counsel
 
Hearing will be streamed live online at http://www.livestream.com/nysenate_joint_budget
 
** For a full calendar of joint budget hearings visit: http://www.nysenate.gov/press-release/schedule-joint-legislative-public-...