06 Feb 2018
Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2018-2019 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic Human Services
Hearing Room B, 2nd Floor
10:00 AM to 10:00 AM Archived Video
SFY 2018-19 JOINT LEGISLATIVE BUDGET HEARING
Tuesday, February 6th, at 10:00 A.M.
HEARING ROOM B - LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING, ALBANY
Senate Finance Committee Chair Catharine M. Young and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein will hold the ninth hearing, in a series of 13 hearings, on the 2018-2019 Executive Budget on Tuesday, February 6th, at 10:00 a.m. in Hearing Room B of the Legislative Office Building, Albany.
During the Human Services Hearing, government officials and representatives of human service advocacy groups from across the state will provide testimony to the Senate and Assembly fiscal committees.
These joint hearings will continue through February 13th and will be available for viewing on the Senate and Assembly websites. The Legislative Channel (on cable systems throughout the state) also will carry the proceedings, which will be preempted when the houses are in session. At the conclusion of the legislative deliberations, the channel will resume televised coverage of the hearings.
Testimony is scheduled from New York State Office of Children and Family Services Acting Commissioner Sheila J. Poole, New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Services Commissioner Samuel D. Roberts, New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, and New York State Office for the Aging Acting Director Greg Olsen.
Also testifying are representatives of the New York State Veterans Council: Linda McKinnis, Peer Specialist, Disabled American Veterans, and John Lewis, Legislative Committee, Veterans of Foreign Wars; and also members of the New York State Veterans of Foreign Wars: Kirby Hannan, Legislative Coordinator, and Bob Becker, Legislative Chair.
Testimony is also expected from Captain Art C. Cody (retired U.S. Navy), Deputy Director, Veterans Defense Program, New York State Defenders Association; Hillary Stuchin, Associate Director, UJA-Federation of New York; Susan Antos, Senior Attorney, Empire Justice Center; and Christine Sadowski, Policy Chair, YWCAs of New York State.
Others providing testimony include Shelly Nortz, Deputy Executive Director, Coalition for the Homeless; Kevin Douglas, Deputy Director for New York State Policy and Advocacy, United Neighborhood Houses; and Kari Siddiqui, Senior Policy Analyst, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.
Note: Hearing Schedule