10 a.m. The Assembly Budget and Education committees hold a joint hearing on Jon Corzines’ new public school funding formula proposal, Committee Room 4 (First Floor), State House Annex, West State St., Trenton.
10 a.m. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and other officials examine storm damage on Suffolk County beaches, Parking Field 5, Robert Moses State Park.
10:30 a.m. N.J. Richard Codey signs bill which restricts certain sex offenders’ access to the Internet, Regional Operations and Intelligence Center, NJ State Police Division Headquarters, 7068 River Road, Ewing.
11 a.m. Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum releases report on tests facing New York City public school students, 1 Centre St., Suite 1500. 11 a.m. State Sen. Dean Skelos and other officials hold news conference on New York State Racing Franchise negotiations and Belmont Park, 470 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont.
1:15 p.m. Former mayor and ex-Marine David Dinkins attends opening ceremonies of Ninth Annual Marine Corps Holiday Classic, New Balance Track and Field Center, The Armory, 216 Fort Washington Ave.
4 p.m. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy swears in new Parks Commissioner in the 12th Floor Conference Room, H. Lee Dennison Building, Hauppauge.
4:30 p.m. Induction of Robert R. Reed as Judge of the Civil Court, 111 Centre Str., 3rd floor.
6:30 p.m. The December 12th Movement celebrates its 20th anniversary protesting racism in New York State on the second day of Kwanzaa; Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 120th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.