The Assembly and Senate are in today through Thursday this week.  The two houses are expected to advance their respective one-house budget proposals next week, and Budget Conference Committees are expected to commence later today.

Tonight is Buffalo Niagara Night in Albany.  The event will include a presentation on how the state budget will impact Western New York.

On Tuesday, the Assembly and Senate meet in Joint Session at noon to elect Regents of the University of the State of New York.

The Associated Builders and Contractors Empire Chapter Lobby Day is Tuesday, March 12.

The state’s 2013-14 fiscal year begins on April 1.

April 17 is Small Business Day in Albany, led by NFIB NY.