New York state senators and assemblypersons convened in Rochester NY on October 10 for a hearing on the proposed New York Health Act Bill – S3577 and A5248. Twenty-Eight individuals and groups were scheduled to provide testimony and answer questions asked by the legislators. Lasting about nine hours, the audience and legislators heard a mix of organizations, healthcare providers and healthcare patients. Reporting from the WRFI Healthcare Desk, Fred Balfour covered the event and provides interviews with Senator Rivera, Assemblyman Gottfried and other attendees.