NYS Rural Advocates 2018
February 26, 2018 – Hilton Garden Inn, Troy
February 27, 2018 – The Albany Room, Empire State Plaza
Monday, February 26, 2018
New York State Rural Advocates has secured a small block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy 235 Hoosick Street, Troy at the very special rate of $111/ night (The HGI is 10 miles and 15 minutes from the Empire State Plaza). For room reservations, call the HGI reservation desk at (877) 782-9444 and mention room code RADV. The room block is valid through 2/5/2018.
Rural Advocates Board and guests will gather for dinner at 5:30 at the HGI where we expect to put the final touches on our Legislative Agenda. Dinner will be some form of “Dutch treat” and all are welcome to join us.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Rural Advocates will host a Legislative Briefing and Breakfast in the Albany Room on the Concourse at the Empire State Plaza. All Rural Advocates members are encouraged to attend. Our agenda will include an overview of Rural Advocates 2018 Legislative Agenda, updates on legislative action to date, a review of Tuesday’s legislative appointment schedules, and tips on making the ask. We want to make the most of your time in Albany. Our discussion will focus on of YOUR rural housing concerns including our top priority of securing an increase in Rural Preservation funding and protecting the housing programs we use. We expect to be joined at the meeting by several leading members of the New York State Legislature.
After a hot breakfast in the Albany Room, we move to the Capitol for legislative visits. Plan on making appointments with your Senators and Assembly Members and join with others from your region to remind your elected officials of the impact of your work. Rural Advocates will coordinate meetings with Legislative and Administration leaders. Please contact us at nysruraladvocates @gmail.com if you need assistance.
Registration Deadline Feb 15, 2017: Return the form below with payment to NYS Rural Advocates: PO Box 101, Cambridge, NY 12816. Phone: 518-573-2255. Registration of $110 includes breakfast, gratuities and advocacy materials.
NYS Rural Advocates 2018
February 27, 2018 – Empire State Plaza
I (we) will be participating in NYS Rural Advocates’ Legislative Conference and will be advocating for the Rural Preservation Program and for a fair shake for Rural New York!
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