Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
6:30 pm
Southern Tier Independence Center
135 E. Frederick St.
Binghamton, NY 13904
Can Your Town Ban Fracking? The Law and the Politics. Attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Joe Heath will discuss the issues surrounding fracking bans and moratoriums. Ms. Goldberg is the lead attorney defending the Town of Dryden. Mr. Heath was part of the team defending the moratorium on gas drilling in the City of Binghamton.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
6:45 PM
Vestal Public Library
Vestal Prkwy E
Vestal, NY 13850
Where Does the Money Come From?. Area school superintendents discuss the financing of local school districts. Topics to be covered are income from the state and federal governments, problem areas within the budget, Common Core implementation money not provided, teach evaluation requirements.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6:45 PM
Vestal Public Library
Vestal Prkwy E
Vestal, NY 13850
Fiscal Fairness - A Guide to a Fair Tax System for All of Us. Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of Growing TogetherNY and Frank Mauro of the Fiscal Policy Institue will discuss the circuit breaker as a solution to high property taxes.