Events for Thursday, October 25, 2007

9:30 a.m. Democrats in the state Senate release a report and host a public hearing on sub-prime mortgage loans in Erie County.

10 a.m. The City Council Transportation Committee discusses taxi issues on the 14th Floor of 250 Broadway.

10 a.m. R. Nicholas Burns, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, is interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition.

10 a.m. Nassau Comptroller Howard Weitzman discusses prescription discount cards, at 7 Northwest Drive in Farmingdale.

10:30 a.m. Brookhaven Supervisor candidate Brian Foley is endorsed by the New York League of Conservation Voters, at Gerrard Road and Park Avenue, in Yaphank.

11 a.m. Christine Quinn and James Vacca announce funding for health initiatives, at 2705 Schley Avenue, the Bronx.

11 a.m. John Sabini calls on pharmacies not to sell unsafe cough medicines to infants, at Elmhurst Hospital.

11 a.m. The Long Island Power Authority Board meets, at 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard, Uniondale.

Noon. Michael Bloomberg makes an announcement and has a question and answer session with reporters, at 2 Park Avenue at East 32nd Street.

Noon. Florida Senator Mel Martinez discusses President Bush’s speech about Cuba, on NRP’s Tell Me More.

1 p.m. Christine Quinn speaks at the Bronx Women’s Bar Association’s Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert Luncheon, in Room 620 of 851 Grand Concourse, the Bronx.

2 p.m. The Congestion Mitigation Commission meets on the 10th Floor of One Battery Park Plaza.

4:15 p.m. Bill Clinton speaks at the New America Alliance’s Wall Street Summit, at the Waldorf-Astoria.

5 p.m. Members of the Disabled Riders Coalition protests the congestion pricing plan, at Hunter College.

6 p.m. The Anti-Defamation League discusses America and Middle East politics, at 55 Fifth Avenue.

6 p.m. The city Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission meets on East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues.

6:15 p.m. The Republican Majority for Choice Award is given to Gerald Ford‘s daughter, at 118 West 57th Street.

7 p.m. Michael Bloomberg attends the Fashion Group International’s 24th Annual
Night of Stars Gala at Cipriani, 110 East 42nd Street.

7 p.m. Trends in corporate philanthropy are discussed at 150 West 17th Street.

7 p.m. David Obey, the Wisconsin congressman and chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, discusses war funding on NPR’s All Things Considered.

7 p.m. The Executive Director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center discusses progressive ballot issues at an event hosted by DL21C at Link Lounge.

7:45 p.m. Local residents discuss recent floods at Our Lady of Hope School Auditorium, in Middle Village, Queens.

8 p.m. Republican presidential candidates debate in Iowa. It can be viewed live here.

Hillary Clinton has a fund-raiser featuring Elvis Costello at the Beacon Theatre.

Rudy Giuliani hosts a town hall meeting in Davenport, Iowa.

Sullivan County Republican Committee has a gala reception.

Niagara County Republicans have an annual pre-election party.

Mitt Romney fund-raises in Pennsylvania.