The Legislature is in session Monday through Thursday next week.

 

On Tuesday, March 11, the Senate and Assembly will meet in joint session to elect Regents.

 

Both houses of the Legislature are expected to approve their respective one house budget bills by Wednesday, March 12th.  One each house has acted, the budget conference committee process will commence.

 

Wednesday, March 12 is Small Business Lobby Day in Albany, sponsored by NFIB NY.

 

The New York State Gaming Commission will hold its next meeting on March 12.  The Commission is expected to appoint the members of the Gaming Facility Location Board, who will evaluate proposals for and make recommendations regarding the issuance of up to four casino licenses Upstate.

 

On Thursday, March 13, the Public Service Commission meets in Albany.

 

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) holds its next meeting in Albany on Tuesday, March 18.

 

The 2014-15 state fiscal year begins on April 1.