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Pre-session Press Briefing Regarding Historic Legislative Rules Reforms At 2:15 PM


Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith and Members to Hold Press Conference Immediately Following Session


Austin Shafran, Press Secretary to State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith will hold a pre-session press briefing at 2:15 PM to discuss an historic rules reform package being proposed by resolution today.  These reforms are the first steps being takenby the new Majority to fundamentally change the Chamber to create a more openand deliberative body.  If passed, they will be the first substantive changes to Senate floor and committee operationsin decades. 

A press conference with Senator Smith and members, as well as representatives of good government groups will take place immediately following the close ofsession at approximately 4:30 to 5 PM. 


Press Briefing: Monday, January 12 @ 2:15 PM 

Press Conference: Monday, January 12 @ approx. 4:30 – 5 PM 



Press Briefing: Outside of Room 334, 3rd Floor, Capitol 

Press Conference: Senate Majority Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol 



Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith and other members 

Representatives of good government groups