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NYSNYS NEWS DAYBOOK for Sunday, March 18, 2018.
NYSNYS NEWS DAYBOOK for Sunday, March 18, 2018

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Today's events

CUOMO SCHEDULE: Governor Cuomo is in New York City and Albany.
11:30 AM Governor Cuomo Delivers Remarks at God's Battalion of Prayer Church
661 Linden Blvd.
Brooklyn, NY

Media reports said Cuomo is expected to also participate in an early-voting rally Sunday put on by Indivisible NY and Let NY Vote.
What: Rally for Early Voting
When: Sunday, March 18 2PM
Where: Foley Square, 111 Worth Street, New York City


DE BLASIO SCHEDULE:  Sunday, March 18 State Comptroller DiNapoli is on Long Island.


HOCHUL SCHEDULE: Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's schedule follows.
10:00 AM Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Promotes Maple Industry at Pancake Breakfast During Maple Weekend 
7298 NY-98
Arcade, NY
2:00 PM Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney Hochul Marches in St. Patrick's Day Parade 
Niagara Square
Buffalo, NY

Albany area

TONKO GUN TOWN HALL:  Congressman Paul Tonko will host a Gun Violence Prevention Student Town Hall on Sunday, March 18th from 1:00 to 3:00pm in the H Gymnasium at Shaker High School in Latham, NY. This event is open to the public but will be focused on student engagement with the Congressman. Doors will open at 12:30pm with seating reserved for students up front. Opening remarks will start around 1:00pm followed by student questions and comments. Seats will be available to the public on a first-come first-served basis.


strong>JUMAANE WILLIAMS SCHEDULE: Please join Ulster People for Justice & Democracy for our winter general meeting! 
This meeting will feature an educational presentation on compassionate approaches to the opioid crisis, as well as Q&As with two candidates: Juan Figueroa for Ulster County Sheriff and Jumaane Williams for New York Lt. Governor. We'll also hear updates from our working groups, including how to get involved in the important work we're doing fighting for universal healthcare for all New Yorkers, keeping an eye on what's going on in our county legislature, and more!

Old Dutch Reformed Church
272 Wall Street, Kingston, NY
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.


NEWCOMB -- SANTANONI OPEN HOUSE:  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding three Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend open house events in 2017, DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. The events, which open this historic property to the public for recreational opportunities, grow in popularity each year.
The open house events will take place the weekend of March 18 & 19. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties located in the town of Newcomb in Essex County to rest and view interpretative displays, including new panels installed in 2014.

NYC, Downstate

ESPAILLAT TOUR: Sunday, March 18th starting at 12:00 p.m. at the 204th street and 10th Avenue, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will tour the designated rezoning area and affected affordable housing locations in Washington Heights and Inwood. As part of his continued calls to New York City Mayor de Blasio to ensure 100% affordable housing during the rezoning effort, Rep. Espaillat has urged the City of New York to invest in the community with creating 5,000 new affordable housing units.
As part of his advocacy for the creation of 5,000 units of affordable housing in Washington Heights and Inwood, Rep. Espaillat has also called on Con Edison, one of the largest energy companies in the United States, to fulfill their commitment to Inwood by providing land for the new affordable housing units.
Sunday’s tour will begin at 12:00 p.m. at 204th Street and 10th Avenue by the Con Edison lot. Rep. Espaillat will continue to several designated locations, including a visit to the 620 affordable housing unit site located at 207th Street that will be developed by MADDD Equities.
The Congressman will be joined by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Community Board 12 Chairman Shah Ally, and housing advocates during this event.


PERKINS ENDORSEMENT OF BENJAMIN: This Sunday, with six months to go before the New York State primaries, Councilmember Bill Perkins is announcing his support for State Senator Brian A. Benjamin in his first bid for re-election. Before winning his seat in the City Council, Councilmember Perkins held the seat Senator Benjamin currently holds in the State Senate.
Councilmember Perkins Endorses Senator Benjamin
Councilmember Bill Perkins
State Senator Brian A. Benjamin
Sunday, March 18 | 2pm - 3pm
Statue of Frederick Douglass   
110th & Frederick Douglass Boulevard / Central Park West

Other events

Nothing yet scheduled.

Monday events


Monday, March 19, 2018:  Assembly Member Ken Zebrowski together with the Hepatitis C Mentor and Support Group.   Push for Funding of Hepatitis C in State Budget.
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Contact:  Ronnie Marks at (917) 612-2731.

Monday, March 19
State Comptroller DiNapoli is in Albany
11:30 a.m. - Speaks at the United Federation of Teachers Lobby Day.



Monday, March 19, 2018:  Assembly Member

Jim Seward, Fort Orange Club, Monday 5:30 p.m. $800
Simcha Felder, Fort Orange Club, Tuesday 5:30 p.m. $500

Will Barclay, Fort Orange Club, Monday 5:30 p.m. $300
Nily Rozic, City Beer Hall, Monday 6 p.m. $250
Andy Garbarino, Fort Orange Club, Monday 5:30 p.m. $250
Dan Stec, Fort Orange Club, Monday 5:30 p.m. $250



Monday, March 19, 2018
The New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) will meet March 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, Floor 4, Rooms A & B, New York City.
The Council on Graduate Medical Education is an advisory body which provides advice to the Governor and Commissioner of Health on the formulation and implementation of State policies relating to graduate medical education and training. The membership is broadly representative of health professional, hospital and public interests.
Pre-registration is required for this meeting. To be placed on a list of attendees, please contact the New York State, Department of Health, Council on Graduate Medical Education by email at or by phone at (518) 473-3513.

Monday, March 19, 2018
The statewide Drinking Water Quality Council (DWQC) will hold a special meeting via video conference on March 19, 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
DWQC meetings are open to the public and will be webcast. A comment session will be held at the end of the meeting. Attendees at any of the four locations listed below will be able to provide comment during the comment session. Verbal comment is limited to 2 minutes.
The meeting locations will include:
• Albany: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, 14th Floor CR1
• New York City: 90 Church Street, CR4 (A & B)
• Watertown: Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington Street, Suite 500
• Central Islip: 320 Carleton Ave, Suite 5000 (5th Floor)
Members of the public who are interested in attending the meeting in person at one of the four locations should send an e-mail with their name, affiliation and contact information to: Note: Attendees at any of the four locations may be asked for photo id.

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