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Government Affairs Albany Update

January 14, 2000

SENATOR SKELOS TO SPEAK AT JANUARY GAC MEETING

Deputy Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will be the featured speaker at the January 18 meeting of the Government Affairs Council. The meeting will be held in the Empire State Plaza in Meeting rooms 2-4 and starts at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will adjourn shortly before noon and will cover other topics such as the Governor's proposed budget and the recently enacted Lobbying and HCRA laws. No registration is necessary.

2000-2001 EXECUTIVE BUDGET SUMMARY

On Tuesday of this week, Governor Pataki released his budget message for Fiscal 2000-2001 along with some, but not all, of the budget legislation. On our web site, you will find our summary of budget issues of interest to Business Council members. We will provide you with additional details on key issues once we have had an opportunity to review all the legislative proposals in detail. Please contact the appropriate staff contact with any questions or comments that you have on specific issues. linked memo summarizes