Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo and other world leaders to attend opening reception for National High Speed Rail Conference Hosted by Senate President Malcolm A. Smith

Malcolm A. Smith

November 17, 2010

(New York, NY) - Tonight, Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo will attend a reception hosted by Senate President Malcolm A. Smith to kick-off the historic High Speed Rail conference – the first to be held in New York.


State Senate President Malcolm A. Smith is co-hosting the conference with the U.S. High Speed Rail Association. The focus of the conference is to discuss the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of a major new infrastructure project for America.  Hear about great progress being made, status of the program, and what is coming next.


Others who will be participating in the two-day conference include: U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta, Deputy Administrator- Federal Railroad Administraton, Karen Rae, Governor David Paterson, Governor Elect Andrew Cuomo, Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell, US Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and US Congressman John Mica.



WHO: State Senate President Malcolm A. Smith, Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo, United States High Speed Rail Association (USHSR), Congressman Louise Slaughter, Louis Berger Group, ComTO


WHEN: Sunday, November 14, 2010


TIME:  7:00 P.M.


WHERE: New Yorker Hotel

481 8th Avenue at 34th Street, 39th Floor

New York , NY 10001







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