The Legislature is in session Monday and Tuesday this week, February 8 and 9.

Legislative budget hearings conclude this week with hearings on the following topics:

  • Monday, Feb. 8 – Higher Education
  • Tuesday, Feb. 9 – Human Services

On February 8, Hon. Janet DiFiore will be sworn in as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals in Albany.

Also on Feb. 8, the Senate Judiciary Committee will take up Gov. Cuomo’s nomination of Michael Garcia as an Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals.

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership holds its Legislative Luncheon on Friday, February 12.

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) holds its next meeting on February 17.

The Board of Regents holds its next meeting on February 22 and 23.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) holds its next meeting on February 23.

The state Board of Elections holds its next meeting on February 23.

The Senate and Assembly fiscal committee are scheduled to release their Economic & Revenue Reports on or around February 25.

The North Country Chamber of Commerce holds its 2016 Legislative Forum on February 26.

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership holds its Buffalo Niagara Night in Albany on February 29.