Where The Pols Are, May 16

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no announced public schedule.

Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events today.

The state Legislature is in session and interviews for potential short-term replacement AGs continue in the morning.
10:00 AM — Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at the Center for Urban Future’s Scaling Up Small Businesses Panel Discussion. Hostos Community College, 120 East 149th Street (Walton Avenue) – Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd Floor. The Bronx.

11:00 AM – First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen will be joined by Councilmembers Carlina Rivera and Helen Rosenthal, female entrepreneurs and business owners to announce a new initiative to help level the playing field for women in New York City. City Hall, Blue Room, Manhattan.

11:00 AM – The state Senate is in session, Senate Chambers, state Capitol, Albany.

2:00 PM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James holds kick off rall to announce plans to run for state attorney general this fall. Brooklyn Historical Society Great Hall, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn.

6 PM – Rep. Joseph Crowley holds a night of action, Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Turnpike, Queens.

6 PM – State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia will make remarks during the “Saving Lives Through Education” forum on mental health education, Jacobi Conference Center, Building 4, 2nd Floor, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, the Bronx.

6:30 PM – Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady McCray attend the opening night of the 25th Annual New York African Film Festival. Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th Street.

8:30 PM –  Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul delivers remarks at the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation Gala. Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd., Queens.

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