(WIBX) - Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi will be hosting two public hearings on the proposed 2012-2013 New York State Budget this week.

The hearings will take place on Thursday.  The first hearing will be held from 10:00 to 11:30 at the South Rome Senior Center.  The second takes place from 1:30 to 3:00 at the North Utica Senior Center.

Brindisi will be joined by at the hearings by the Chairman of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee, Herman Farrell.

Anyone who would like to speak at one of the hearings is asked to call the Assemblyman's Utica District Office at (315) 732.1055 to reserve a time.