Assemblyman Steven Sanders, Chair of the Assembly Standing Committee on Education
As members of the Legislature’s General Budget Conference Committee, (from right) Minority Leader Charles Nesbitt,
Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs, Majority Leader Paul Tokasz, Ways and Means Committee Chair Denny Farrell Jr., and
Assemby Speaker Sheldon Silver receive a report from the subcommittee on Education. The General Budget Conference
Committee leads the Legislature’s efforts to reconcile differences between Assembly and Senate financial plans in order to
reach an agreement on a state budget for the 2005-2006 state fiscal year.