Joint Legislative Public Hearing on
2017-2018 Executive Budget Proposal
Local Government Officials/General Government
January 30, 2017
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany


Honorable Bill de Blasio
Mayor, City of New York

Scott Stringer
Comptroller, New York City Comptroller’s Office

Honorable Byron Brown
Mayor, City of Buffalo

Honorable Kathy M. Sheehan
Mayor, City of Albany

Honorable Lovely Warren
Mayor, City of Rochester

Honorable Mike Spano
Mayor, City of Yonkers

Honorable Stephanie Miner
Mayor, City of Syracuse

Honorable Julissa Ferreras-Copeland
Chair of the NYC Council Finance Committee

Steven J. Acquario
Executive Director, New York State Association of Counties

Peter Baynes
Executive Director, New York State Conference of Mayors

Gerry Geist
Executive Director, Association of Towns of the State of New York

Barbara Bartoletti
Legislative Director, League of Women Voters

Adam Prizio
Director of Government Affairs, Center for Disability Rights

Elena Sassower
Director, Center for Judicial Accountability

Written Testimony
Robert Duffy
President and CEO Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

Robert Simpson
President and CEO CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
Syracuse, New York

Colin L. Read
Mayor-City of Plattsburgh New York

Andrew Kennedy
President and CEO Center for Economic Growth (CEG)
Albany, New York