Joint Legislative Budget Hearing: Local Government/General Government

January 22, 2010

The New York State Senate and Assembly will commence joint budget hearings Monday, January 25th; the programmatic topic for the first hearing is Local Government/General Government.


When: January 25, 2010 @ 10 A.M.


Where: Hearing Room B – Legislative Office Building


Expected to Testify:

City of New York: Mayor Michael Bloomberg


New York City Comptroller’s Office: Comptroller John C. Liu


New York State Association of Counties: Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario, Esq.,

Orange County Executive Edward Diana, and Chemung County Executive Thomas Santulli


City of Buffalo: Mayor Byron Brown


City of Yonkers: Mayor Phillip A. Amicone


New York City Council: Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Finance Committee Chair Domenic Recchia


New York State Conference of Mayors: Executive Director Peter Baynes and Deputy Director Barbara VanEpps


Association of Towns of the State of New York: Executive Director G. Jeffrey Haber, Deputy Director Murray Jaros, and former Congressman Michael McNulty


New York Bankers Association: President Mike Smith


Credit Union Association: President & CEO William Mellin


Hearing will be streamed live online at


** For a full calendar of joint budget hearings visit: