With the legislative session in Albany quickly drawing to a close, some are worrying that this year could be notable for how little got accomplished. The cloud of corruption appears to be making lawmakers skittish about any last-minute deal-making. Zack Fink filed this report.
Normally, June is one of the busiest months in Albany, but the high-profile arrests of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos have left lawmakers in what some describe as a state of paralysis.
“It doesn’t feel right now that much is going to come together, except maybe by extenders or something just to push it down the road,” says state Sen. John DeFrancisco.
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