FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 7, 2014

Silver Opens 2015-2016 Legislative Session

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver convened the Assembly's 2015-2016 Legislative Session. Silver was re-elected Speaker by members of the chamber and Assemblyman Joseph Morelle was re-appointed Majority Leader.

Silver thanked his colleagues for re-electing him Speaker and praised Assemblyman Morelle for being an effective Majority Leader.

The Speaker also announced he will outline next week the pressing issues and challenges facing the state that the Assembly must address.