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ON-GOING SENATE HEARINGS ON MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (MWBE)

July 25, 2018

Staff Contact: Johnny Evers

The State Senate will continue to host hearings around the State on the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program (MWBE). The Business Council had testified at the May 30 hearing in Albany. The hearings are being held jointly by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business (Senator Phil Boyle, Chair) and Senate Committee on Labor (Senator Fred Akshar, Chair).

The Public Hearing calendar is available here. Any Business Council member interested in testifying at the hearings can contact the Senator’s offices listed or Johnny Evers at The Business Council. The full list of locations, dates and times is below. The Business Council will continue to follow this issue and will keep members updated. As of now, the MWBE program continues under the budget bill extending it (Article 15-A of the Executive Law) through December 31, 2019.

 

2018 MWBE WORKGROUP HEARING SCHEDULE (updated 8/9/18)

SENATOR(S) LOCATION DATE TIME
Akshar Binghamton, NY August 13, 2018 1:00 PM
Phillips & Boyle Mineola, NY September 6, 2018 10:00 AM
Helming Canandaigua, NY September 26, 2018 2:00 PM
Akshar, Ritchie, and Boyle 250 Broadway, NYC October 16, 2018 11:00 AM

 

John T. Evers, PhD
Director of Government Affairs
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
111 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Tel. 518-465-7511 ext. 204