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FirstFebruary In-District Lobby Visits & Training Call
The lobby packet for February visits is complete! Click here to see our lobby materials on early voting in the budget. If you are interested in attending a meeting, email your Issues and Advocacy Chair to let them know! 

We will be holding a training call on Tuesday, February 13th at 7:00 pm to answer questions and prep members before their visits.
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SecondBudget Negotiations Update
Budget Negotiations continued this week. The Assembly and Senate released their proposed timeline for their one-house budget release. The houses hope to have their revenue reports and forecasts done by February 28th. They believe negotiations will be complete by March 22nd and that adoption of the budgets will take place between March 27th and 29th.

The budget is due on April 1st. You can read their full schedule here.
The Governor will likely be releasing his 30 day amendments this coming Thursday. We are still hopeful that he will include funding for early voting in his amendments.

second Sign & Share the Let NY Vote Petition
LetNYVote has launched a petition drive to urge Governor Cuomo to include funding for early voting in his budget amendments. This petition will be delivered to the Governor in the second week of February.

Share the petition with your friends! The coalition is hoping to get as many NY voter signatures as possible before Feb 14th.
Upcoming Events:


WomensMarchLWV Lobby Day: April 24th

We have scheduled our annual lobby day for Tuesday, April 24th. Lobby day is an opportunity for members to meet with their legislators in Albany. We will have presentations from our Issues Specialist and Legislative Director. If you are interested in attending sign up here!


NewsLeague in the News:
SessionCalendarWeekly Session Calendar:

Monday, February 12th
-Assembly Session @ 2:00 pm watch live
- Senate Session @ 3:00 pm watch live
  • Budget Hearing on Health. Live Stream here 
  • Assembly Judiciary Committee. TBD. Agenda here 
  • Senate Elections Committee, 1:00 pm. Agenda and Live stream here 
  • Senate Codes Committee, 3:00 pm. Agenda and Live stream here  
Tuesday, February 13th
-Assembly Session @ 10:00 am watch live
- Senate Session @ 11:00 am watch live
  • Budget Hearing on Mental Hygiene. Live Stream here 
  • Senate Health Committee, 9:30 am. Live stream here 
  • Senate Local Government, 9:30 am. Live stream here 
  • Assembly Codes Committee, TBD. Agenda here 

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