Event Features

Date & Time:
Albany Capital Center - 55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

January 9, 2018
6:00pm – 9:00pm


Event Features

Each year City & State previews the Governor’s State of the State/Budget address – the most important day in New York State government – with our pre-State of the State reception the evening before the address.  Hundreds of New York lawmakers and industry leaders from business, advocacy, media and more attend the reception to kick off the Legislative Session and examine New York’s 2018 Legislative Priorities.

Reach New York’s leaders and decision makers by ensuring your message is featured and top of mind at the event and in our State of the State Special Issue on-site print publication.

Event:  January 9, 2018


6:45pm   Welcome Remarks by Jon Lentz, Editor in Chief, City & State

6:50pm  Power Panel:  State of our State

We bring together a panel of Assembly members and state Senators to discuss how and where the state should invest in this year’s budget. Hear from the state leaders on a Power Panel and mix and mingle with professionals from Albany. Topics include: CONGESTION PRICING; SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE; THE DREAM ACT and ETHICS REFORM.


  • Assembly Member Joseph Morelle, Majority Leader 
  • John Maggiore, Policy Director, New York State Executive Chamber
  • Richard Gottfried, Chairman, State Assembly Health Committee


7:30pm  Cocktail Reception


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