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Zack Hutchins
Director of Communications

October 16, 2002

Top legislative leaders, fiscal-policy experts to speak at GAC Issues Conference Nov. 20

Top legislative leaders and fiscal-policy experts will speak at the annual Issues Conference of The Business Council's Government Affairs Council (GAC). The conference is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 20 at the headquarters of the New York State Nurses' Association in Latham, Albany County.

The agenda for the meeting includes:

The conference will focus on The Council's top priorities for 2003, including: health-care cost reductions; efforts to site more electricity-generating plants faster; sustaining the state's commitment to education standards; fiscal restraint in state government; and workers' compensation reform.

The GAC holds this meeting each year so that GAC members and Business Council staff can finalize legislative and policy objectives for the year ahead and discuss the current political environment in Albany.

The Issues Conference is open to all GAC members. Registration and a continental breakfast will be available beginning at 8:15 a.m.