Paterson to Hold Brooklyn Town Hall Meeting Monday

Governor will hear from residents at a meeting in Brooklyn

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    New York Gov. David Paterson listens to a moderator's question at a breakfast forum in New York, Monday, March 1, 2010. Paterson said Monday he still has the authority to govern and will serve out his term. Last week he called off his campaign for a full term. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Governor David A. Paterson today announced that he will hold a budget town hall meeting in Brooklyn on Monday, March 8, to give the public an opportunity to discuss New York's 2010-11 budget and other issues surrounding the State's fiscal crisis.

    "It is important that as I work through the budget process, I hear directly from New York's residents about their concerns and the challenges they face," Governor Paterson said. "I look forward to the meeting and working with New Yorkers to resolve the State's budget deficit."

    The town hall meeting will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall's Ceremonial Courtroom, 2nd Floor, 209 Joralemon Street on Monday, March 8. Doors will open at 10:00 AM, and the event will begin at 11:00 AM.

    Members of the public who wish to attend are asked to RSVP at (212) 681-7123. Seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis.