January 12, 2011

Legislative Update - Jan. 12, 2011

Legislative Session Calendar - The 2011 session calendar is now available.

Chancellor Interview - Chancellor Zimpher was recently interviewed by Liz Benjamin on Capitol Tonight discussing SUNY's role in the Governor's efforts on economic development and the ongoing discussion of SUNY's legislative agenda for operational and management reform and flexibility.

Senate Higher Education Appointments - Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Minority Leader Sampson have announced the membership of the Senate Higher Education Committee:
LaValle (Chair), Flanagan, Griffo, Grisanti, Libous, Maziarz, Ritchie, Robach, Seward, Zeldin
Stavisky (Ranker), Huntley, Kennedy, Krueger L., Oppenheimer, Parker, Rivera, Serrano

Senate Committee Chairs and Membership:
Majority appointments
Minority appointments

Assembly Higher Education Appointment - Minority Leader Kolb has announced the ranker on the Assembly Higher Education Committee - freshman Assemblyman Dan Losquadro-1st AD. Losquadro is an alumnus of Stony Brook. While the Speaker has not yet formally announced his committee assignments, we fully expect that Assemblymember Glick will remain as chair of the Higher Education Committee.


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