The Legislature meets today, Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

On March 3, the North Country Chamber of Commerce holds its 2015 Legislative Forum.

Tuesday, March 3 is also Small Business Day at the State Capitol.

On Friday, March 6, the Senate Education and Cities committees, in conjunction with the Senate Subcommittee on New York City Education, will hold a public hearing on mayoral control of the New York City schools, and to consider the possibly expansion of mayoral control to other areas of the state.

The Senate and Assembly are expected to act on their respective one-house budget bills by Thursday, March 12.

The state’s 2015-16 fiscal year begins on April 1.