Events for January 31, 2007

At 9:30 a.m., the MTA Board will meet at 347 Madison Ave.

At 10 a.m., Ceasar Borja, Jr., and others demand federal funding for 9/11 treatment programs, near Church and Fulton streets.

At 11 a.m., Hillary Clinton gives the keynote speech at the Ten Big Ideas for a New America” policy forum, in D.C.

Eliot Spitzer presents his executive budget in Albany. The public can watch it here.

Tenants protest blocked sale of Maria Lopez Apartments to a low/middle income housing developer; City Hall Steps.

At noon, Borja, Hiram Monserrate and 9/11 rescue workers call for more funding of the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project on the City Hall steps.

At 12:30 p.m., the “Mommy Wars” ceasefire campaign is discussed at the Women’s Media Center in the Empire State Building.

Starting at 4:30 p.m., Grandmothers Against the War holds a vigil by Rockefeller Plaza .

Starting at 6 p.m., cable and advertising executives compete in the 14th annual Citymeals-on-Wheels “Media Battle of the Bands” fundraiser at the B.B. King Blues Club.

At 7 p.m., Blogging Liberally will host a conversation about net neutrality on Church Street.

At 7:30 p.m., Herman Badillo discusses his book, “One Nation, One Standard”; at the College of Mt. St. Vincent in The Bronx.

Also at 7:30 p.m., Whoopi Goldberg is honored at the Foundation for AIDS Research New York Gala at Cipriani on 42nd Street.

And at 7:30 p.m., a debate watching party is hosted by Democratic Craig Johnson’s campaign at Finn MacCool’s in Port Washington.

— Azi Paybarah

Events for January 31, 2007