Associated Press Upstate New York Daybook for Wednesday, Jan. 03.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New York bureau is reachable at 518-458-7821. Send daybook items to gwalsh@ap.org.

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 9:45 AM ISM-NY Report on Business

Contacts: Kelly Barner ISM-NewYork Business Survey Chair kellybarner@ismnewyork.org 1 508 272 2766

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 11:00 AM Tenants and housing advocates protest 'failed housing policies' at New York Gov. Cuomo's State of the State address - Tenants and housing advocates from Housing Justice for All hold protest at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address over 'his failed housing policies'. Participants also demand 'answers and immediate action from the governor on rising rents, bad living conditions, increased homelessness and landlord harassment'

Location: New York State Capitol, State St, Albany, NY Albany https://www.housingjusticeforall.org/ #HousingJustice4All

Contacts: Dan Morris Progressive Cities dan.morris@progressivecities.com 1 917 952 8920 dmorrispressMarlene Peralta Progressive Cities marlene.peralta@progressivecities.com 1 646 601 4267 marlenerperalta

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 1:00 PM AGC of America release national and state construction forecasts - Associated General Contractors of America release national and state construction hiring and business forecasts for 2018. Speakers on media conference call include AGCA CEO Stephen Sandherr and Chief Economist Kenneth Simonson, Sage Construction and Real Estate Vice President and General Manager Jon Witty, McAlvain Companies President of Construction and Concrete Chuck Graves, and Ranger Construction President Bob Schafer * State data available for Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington state and Wisconsin

Contacts: Brian Turmail AGC of America Senior Director of Public Affairs turmailb@agc.org 1 703 459 0238

Toll-Free Call-in Number: 1 (888) 585-9008 Call room number: 351-734-823

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 1:00 PM New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers the 2018 State of the State Address

Location: Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY Albany http://www.ny.gov https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo

Contacts: State of New York press press.office@exec.ny.gov 1 518 474 8418

Check-in for members of the media who have requested credentials begins at 11:30 a.m. in Meeting Room 2 - TV cameras and other equipment must be set up in the designated press area in the Convention Center by 9:30 a.m. for security purposes

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 1:00 PM American Red Cross and Dunkin' Donuts launch the Dunkin' Donors Make a Difference campaign - American Red Cross and Dunkin' Donuts launch the Dunkin' Donors Make a Difference campaign, to help increase donations and reward generous donors. The campaign involves all those who come to give blood or platelets in January at Red Cross blood drives in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York receiving a $5 Dunkin' Donuts card

Location: American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 33 Everett Rd, Albany, NY Albany www.redcross.org https://twitter.com/RedCross

Contacts: Patty Corvaia American Red Cross New York 1 585 775 7673

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 1:00 PM New York Mayor de Blasio's public schedule - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio attends New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State Address, Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany (1:00 PM EST); and followed by media availability, Legislative Office Building, 198 State St, Albany (3:00 PM EST)

Contacts: New York Mayor’s Office pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov 1 212 788 2958

For media availability: footage will be provided by NYC Media and will be available shortly following the event on Encompass Port CTY- 4205 - Official photos will be available at flickr.com/nycmayorsoffice shortly following the events

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 Congressional leadership and White House officials meet to discuss govt funding - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer meet House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and White House officials to discuss 'the urgent need to provide robust, responsible funding for the govt and avert a catastrophic shutdown', including 'funding for the opioid epidemic, veterans, pensions, disaster relief, National Institutes of Health, Children's Health Insurance Program, and community health centers' * Funding for the federal govt due to expire 19 Jan, unless extended, following adoption of the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to 'H.R. 1370 - Further Continuing Resolution' through Congress last month

Contacts: House Minority Leader press 1 202 226 7616

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Wednesday, Jan. 03 Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc: Q2 2016 Dividend payment date

Contacts: Marvin Sims Broadridge Investor Relations 1 212 981 1427

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Thursday, Jan. 04 10:00 AM New York State Senate joint hearing on call-in pay - New York State Senate Standing Committee on Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business and Senate Administrative Regulations Review Commission joint hearing on the NYS Department of Labor Proposed Rule Making-Employee Scheduling (Call-In Pay)

Location: Legislative Office Building, 198 State St, Albany, NY Albany http://www.nysenate.gov/ https://twitter.com/nysenate

Contacts: New York State Senate 1 518 455 2264

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Thursday, Jan. 04 American Express: Q4 2017 Ex-dividend date

Contacts: Joanna Lambert American Express Media Relations joanna.g.lambert@aexp.com 1 212 640 9668

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Friday, Jan. 05 10:30 AM Constellation Brands: Q3 2018 Earning conference call / Webcast

Contacts: Patty Yahn-Urlaub Constellation Brands Investor Relations patty.yahn-urlaub@cbrands.com 1 585 678 7483

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Friday, Jan. 05 7:00 PM Hannaford Supermarkets and Siena Athletics host food drive - Hannaford Supermarkets and Siena Athletics partner for a food drive to support hunger relief efforts, during the Saints vs. Niagara University game

Location: Times Union Center, 51 S Pearl St, Albany, NY Albany http://www.hannaford.com/

Contacts: Mark Bardack Ed Lewi Associates mbardack@edlewi.com 1 518 383 6183 Caitlin Cortelyou Ed Lewi Associates ccortelyou@edlewi.com 1 518 383 6183 1 518 867 2440

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Friday, Jan. 05 Constellation Brands: Q3 2018 Results

Contacts: Patty Yahn-Urlaub Constellation Brands Investor Relations patty.yahn-urlaub@cbrands.com 1 585 678 7483

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