April 25, 2017
Senate Will Convene Today at 3:00. Watch live webcast HERE
Assembly Will Convene Today at 3:00. Watch live webcast HERE
From NY StateWatch:
Governor Cuomo announced the following administration appointments:
– Maria Comella, Chief of Staff
– Roger Parrino, Commissioner, Homeland Security and Emergency Services
– Robert Williams, Deputy Secretary for Gaming
– Robert H. Samson, CIO, NYS OFT
– Kelli Owens, Director of Women’s Affairs
– Noah Rayman, Speechwriter, Executive Chamber
Governor Cuomo’s Office:
April 25, 2017
The Consolidated Funding Application will open to applicants on Monday, May 1, 2017.
Governor Cuomo Announces New Regulations to Require Disclosure of Chemicals in Household Cleaning Products
New York is the first state in the nation to require manufacturers to disclose ingredients in household cleaning products.
Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking of $53.7 Million Transformation of Greater Rochester International Airport
$53.7 million transformation will turn the Greater Rochester International Airport into a world-class hub to drive economic activity and growth throughout the region.
Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the Appointment of Dr. Kristina M. Johnson as SUNY Chancellor
Dr. Johnson is an exceptional talent who brings an extensive record in higher education, the sciences, and the private sector to the SUNY community.
Coinciding with Earth Week, Governor Cuomo announced more than $520 million in energy efficient upgrades across the City University of New York system.
A new week-long campaign to raise awareness of New York’s Move Over Law, which requires motorists to drive with care, slow down, and safely move over when approaching law enforcement vehicles, firetrucks, ambulances, tow trucks, construction and maintenance vehicles that are stopped along roads across the state.
NYS Assembly Public Hearing:
ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS; CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND PROTECTION; ENERGY; AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
SUBJECT: The Clean Energy Standard Established by the Public Service Commission.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the hearing is to examine specifics of the Clean Energy Standard. May 1, 2017 10:00 AM Hearing Room B Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor Albany, NY 12248
ORAL TESTIMONY WILL BE BY INVITATION ONLY
On August 1, 2016, the New York State Public Service Commission approved the Clean Energy Standard (CES) (Case 15-E-0302), which established the goal of obtaining 50% of the state’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030. A component of the CES is the twelve-year “Zero Emissions Credit” (ZEC) requirement.
This hearing is an opportunity for the Assembly Committees on Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions; Consumer Affairs and Protection; Energy; and Environmental Conservation to explore the particulars of the order, the steps taken by the Commission that led up to its decision, and the specific terms of the ZEC requirement. The Committees will hear from the Public Service Commission and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and discuss ways to ensure transparency and public involvement are provided for in a decision-making process of this scale and impact. More here….
NYS Liquor Authority Full Board Meeting:
Wednesday, April 26th at 10:00 a.m.
NYS Department of Health: Drug Utilization Review Board
The Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board will meet on April 27, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Meeting Room 6, Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
NYS Department of Ag and Markets:
State Agriculture Commissioner Announces 2017 Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board Members
Advisory Board Members Serve Three-Year Term, Three of the Ten Members Appointed Serve on the Board for the First Time
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the members of the 2017 New York State Dairy Promotion Order Advisory Board. The Advisory Board, which administers the Dairy Promotion Order and evaluates dairy marketing promotion programs, consists of ten New York milk producers appointed by the Commissioner. Each member serves a three-year term starting May 1, 2017. Three of the ten members will serve on the Advisory Board for the first time. More here…
NYS Forum Upcoming Events:
- Tuesday, May 02, 2017
- Thursday, May 04, 2017
- Wednesday, May 10, 2017
- Thursday, May 11, 2017
- Tuesday, May 23, 2017
- Wednesday, June 07, 2017
- Thursday, June 15, 2017