Senate Majority Leader Smith Announces Interactive Public Budget Forums

Malcolm A. Smith

February 11, 2009

Seeking an unprecedented level of public participation, comment and proposals, State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith will announce a number of ways that all New Yorkers can participate in this year’s state budget process.

Facing a $13 billion budget shortfall in the next fiscal year, Smith is encouraging the public to provide alternative proposals to the budget as it stands, and help state leaders craft a responsible budget that puts New York on the path toward fiscal solvency and job growth.

WHERE: Capitol, Majority Conference Room, 3rd Floor

WHEN: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 @ 12:30 PM