Events for October 17, 2006

The Temporary Commission on the Future of New York State Power Programs for Economic Development meets at the Empire State Development Corporation.

New York City Campaign Finance Board meets at 40 Rector Street.

Latino AIDS activists protest plans to increase rent for disabled people with AIDS on the steps of City Hall.

The Domestic Violence Project at the Urban Justice Center hosts a domestic violence awareness forum with Hiram Monserrate at the Queens Museum of Art.

Union workers and elected officials call on the German-based insurance company Allianze to stop blocking World Trade Center rebuilding in front of the German Consulate.

Indiana Congressman Mike Pence rings the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

League of Women Voters of East Nassau hosts a debate between 3rd Congressional District candidates Congressman Peter King and Legislator Dave Mejias at the Levittown Library.

People For the American Way Foundation will be hosting an event with journalist and author Joe Maguire who will discuss his recent departure from Reuters and his new book on Ann Coulter at 7:30pm in their Northeast Regional Office at 149 5th Avenue at 21st Street.

Assemblyman Jonathan Bing will be hosting his annual Senior Health Fair at Knickerbocker Plaza.

—Nicole Brydson