The Division of Budget will hold formal public hearings on the 2013-14 Executive Budget tomorrow, Nov. 13, in the Capitol:

–          8:30 a.m. – Capital Hearing – Dept. of Corrections and Community Supervision

–          10:00 a.m. – Formal Hearing – Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance

Tuesday, Nov. 13 The Design- Build Institute of America’s Upstate New York Chapter is holding a session at Locust Hill on construction trends. FMI CEO and President Hank Harris will present. For more information, or to register, contact Karen McCready at (585) 249-9232, or

The Public Service Commission meets in Albany on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2013 Regional Agenda Rollout & Public Officials Reception will be held on Monday, Nov. 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

The State Education Department will hold public hearings, seeking public comment on the Statewide Plan for Higher Education.  Hearings will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29 in New York City and on Monday, Dec. 3 in Buffalo.  Persons who cannot attend may submit comments via e-mail.

If you are a member of the Rochester Business Alliance, join CEO Sandy Parker for coffee on Thursday, Dec. 6.  Register for this event here.