Events

Hear from experts about important trends and key policies affecting our towns, cities, villages and counties. Read More

The Empire Center will host an event to discuss The Next New York: Renewing and Reforming the Empire State, a compendium of 11 research papers by New York policy experts, offering a total of 63 reform priorities for New York. Read More

The Empire Center for Public Policy will host an exclusive event in Buffalo, NY to help raise awareness about the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. The 2019 law — one of the most consequential in recent state hist Read More

The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) lays out an ambitious slate of policy goals to promote clean energy and fight climate change. But can the state meet its energy needs under the new law and what will be the cost to New Yorke Read More

Is it time to consider potential changes to New York’s state budget-making rules? At its inaugural Governor Hugh L. Carey Policy Forum in Albany on May 30, the Empire Center will assemble leading experts with hands-on experience in the budget process to explore answers to those questions. Read More

The Empire Center for Public Policy invites you to a policy forum: NY's Cannabis Question: Debating Pros, Cons & Practicalities of Marijuana Legalization Read More

The Empire Center hosted a conference examining the New York Health Act, a proposal to create a state-run single-payer healthcare system. Videos of both panels can be viewed here. Read More

Fifty years after passage of the Taylor Law, New York State is home to the nation’s most heavily unionized state and local government workforce. But the landscape of public-sector collective bargaining could be altered by a U.S. Supreme Court rulin Read More

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