The Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) holds its next meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

On Thursday, Oct. 30, Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican John Cahill will participate in a live, televised statewide debate at Hilbert College in Hamburg, a suburb of Buffalo.

Tuesday, Nov. 4 is Election Day.

On Thursday, Nov. 13, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership will hold an event on the Common Core educational standards.

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, the Empire Center hosts an event titled The Road Ahead: Renewing New York’s Highway Infrastructure. The group is bringing together leading transportation policy experts to discuss the upcoming update of the state’s five-year transportation capital plan.

On Monday, Nov. 24, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership will hold its 2015 Regional Agenda Rollout & Public Officials Reception.