The New York State Fair, held in Syracuse, runs through Sept. 2.


Later today, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is holding a program on health care reform, and on how changes in the state’s health care delivery system will affect you, your family, your business and your employees.


Two State Senate committees — Finance and Investigations and Government Operations — are holding a series of public hearings throughout the state on state tax policy potential reforms.  Upstate hearings will be held in Albany on September 4, in Syracuse on September 5, and in Buffalo on September 12.


On Sept. 6, the Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee holds a public hearing in Albany on the “Impacts of the 2013-14 State Budget on the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Need for a New Environmental Bond Act.”


Primary elections will be held on Tuesday, September 10.


The state Board of Regents holds its next meeting in Albany on September 16 and 17.


The Public Service Commission holds its next meeting in Albany on Thursday, Sept. 19.