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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Governor's Town Hall Meeting In Syracuse

Governor David Paterson will host a town meeting at 3 p.m. today the Onondaga County Civic Center.

The governor is hosting town hall meetings as he prepares for the special session of the state legislature, he is requesting $2 billion in cuts from the state's current budget shortfall.  He has asked both legislative branches to submit proposals, but of course they failed to accomplish this task.

The town hall sessions are title "New York's Fiscal Crisis: The Governor's Upstate Town Hall Meeting."

If you wanted to attend you needed to submit your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address to BudgetTownHall@budget.state.ny.us and Julie.baldwin@chamber.state.ny.us.

The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. Those who have registered to attend must arrive at the Civic Center by 2:30 p.m.

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