A Briefing on the proposed 2018 Federal Budget and its’ impact on New York State is scheduled for Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Noon at Catholic Charities’ Main Office (215 East Church Street, Elmira).

Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of the Albany-based New York State Fiscal Policy Institute, will present the briefing. The Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) is an independent, non-partisan, nonprofit research and education organization committed to improving public policies and private practices to better the economic and social conditions of New Yorkers. Founded in 1991, FPI works to create a strong economy in which prosperity is broadly shared.

The program is free and a pizza lunch will be provided. Registration is required by May 30 (734-9784, ext. 2135) or email Kathy.

The briefing is co-sponsored by Catholic Charities of Chemung & Schuyler Counties, Chemung County Child Care Council, Every Child Matters Coalition, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, and Chemung County Housing Coalition.