Mark Hadley, the General Counsel of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, will deliver an opening address at "Public Budgets: Building Better Budgets," a symposium sponsored by Albany Government Law Review on Thursday, March 29, 2012. Hadley leads of roster of speakers that also includes Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino, Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino.
After Hadley, the event will continue with a panel on municipal government finance headlined by Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino, Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino. The panel will be moderated by Patricia Salkin, Director of the Government Law Center at Albany Law School.
The daylong event at Albany Law School is co-sponsored by the Albany Government Law Center and is part of the week’s Crawford Lecture Series on Municipal Government, which begins on Thursday, March 28, with a presentation by former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi.
The complete schedule of events for "Public Budgets: Building a Better Budget" on March 29, includes:
An Insider’s Perspective on the Federal Budget—2:00p.m.
Roundtable Discussion on Municipal Government—3:15p.m.
Albany Government Law Review is a student-run, symposium-based journal that publishes articles on a variety of issues relating to government and public policy. The journal was cited by U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in McDonald v. Chicago. The journal has published several prominent legal scholars, including: Louis Fisher, Sanford Levinson, Gideon Kanner, Richard Briffault, Normal Siegel, Ilya Somin, Steven J. Eagle, and Daniel Ortiz. Recent issues and symposia of our journal addressed legal topics on: Abraham Lincoln’s legacy in the context of executive power; education reform; marriage equality; and eminent domain. The faculty advisors to Albany Government Law Review are Patricia Salkin, Associate Dean and Director of the nationally renowned Government Law Center, and Paul Finkelman, William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy.