Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Local Government Officials/General Government
February 11, 2019
11:00 AM
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany


Honorable Bill de Blasio
Mayor, City of New York

Honorable Byron W. Brown
Mayor, City of Buffalo

Honorable Kathy M. Sheehan
Mayor, City of Albany

Kathy M. Sheehan #2

Honorable Lovely A. Warren
Mayor, City of Rochester

Honorable Mike Spano
Mayor, City of Yonkers

Honorable Ben Walsh
Mayor, City of Syracuse

Honorable Corey Johnson
Speaker, New York City Council

Honorable Scott Stringer
Comptroller, New York City Comptroller’s Office

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

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

Valerie M. Cartright
Councilwoman, Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County

Dorothy Goosby
Councilwoman, Town of Hempstead in Nassau County

Laura Curran
County Executive, Nassau County

Carolyn Warren Price
President, Upstate NY Towns Association

Steve Choi
Executive Director, NY Immigration Coalition

Juanita Lewis
Hudson Valley Organizing Director at Community Voices Heard

Amy Torres
Director of Policy at Chinese American Planning Council

Todd Valentine
Co-Executive Director, NYS Board of Elections

Robert Brehm
Co-Executive Director

Dustin M. Czarny
Democratic Caucus Chair, NYS Election Commissioners Association

Darlene Harris

Michael J. Malbin
Director, Campaign Finance Institute

Chisun Lee
Senior Counsel Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law

Henry Berger
Counsel, Center for Secure & Modern Elections

Rob Hayes
Clean Water Associate, Environmental Advocates of NY

Rosemary Rivera
Co-Executive Director, Citizen Action of NY

Melva M. Miller
Executive Vice President, Association for a Better NY

Alex Camarda
Senior Policy Advisor, Reinvent Albany

Joanna Weiss
Co-Director, Fines and Fees Justice Center

Joan Mandel
Professor, Democracy Matters Institute

Agit Bhullar
Fellow, Public Citizen

Written Testimony
Sean McElwee
Founder, AVR NOW, Advocacy Group Dedicated to Passing Voter Registration in New York

Juanita Lewis
Community Voices Heard

Lawyers Alliance of New York

Daniel Altschuler
Director Of Civic Engagement and Research at Make the Road New York