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Small Business Day at the Capitol on May 17



Meet with lawmakers to voice your concerns. Learn about the business community’s legislative priorities. Network with other business owners and hear from experts on trends in business and the economy. 
Show the strength of small business when we join together

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM 
Empire State Plaza Meeting Room 2, Albany, NY 

AGENDA

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM         
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM         
Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Williams
Vice President, Center for State Fiscal Reform 
American Legislative Exchange Council

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM     
Presentation of the Issues

10:30 AM – 2:30 PM      
Legislative Meetings

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams is the Vice President for the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), where he works with state policymakers, congressional leaders and members of the private sector to develop fiscal policy solutions for the states. Williams also co-authors Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer Economic State Competitiveness Index with Reagan economist Dr. Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore. 

Williams has testified before numerous legislative bodies and spoken to audiences across America. He is a frequent guest on talk radio shows and has appeared on numerous television outlets, including the PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Fox Business News and Bloomberg News. 

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