The Senate and Assembly are in session Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week.


Legislative hearings on the Governor’s 2014-15 Executive Budget finish up this week. This week’s budget hearing schedule is:


Mon., Feb. 10 – 9:30 am – Taxes

Mon., Feb. 10 – 1:00 pm – Economic Development

Tues., Feb. 11 – 9:30 am – Mental Health/Hygiene

Tues., Feb. 11 – 1:00 pm – Workforce Development


Tuesday, Feb. 11 is Scaffold Law Reform Day at the State Capitol. You can register for the event at the Scaffold Law reform web site.


Feb. 11 is also the deadline for the Governor to submit his 21-day budget amendments to the Legislature.


Monday, Feb. 17 is President’s Day, a state and federal holiday.


The Governor’s 30-day budget amendments are due by Thursday, Feb. 20.


By Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Senate & Assembly fiscal committees are scheduled to release their respective economic and revenue forecast reports, and the Joint Revenue Forecasting Conference will be held by Feb. 26.  The two houses are scheduled to issue a Consensus Revenue report by March 1.


On Friday, February 28, the Plattsburg-North Country Chamber of Commerce holds its 2014 legislative forum, featuring Senator Betty Little, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey and Assemblyman Dan Stec.