May 17, 2010 — New York lawmakers may be ready to resume talks on the state budget, more than a month and a half after it's due date... Nevertheless, public schools across the state put their proposed 2010-2011 budgets before voters tomorrow... Governor Paterson and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver disagree about the outcome of most of those votes... Parks shut down or keep locked dozens of sites across the state... The public authority that operates many North Country dams is operating with little funds and threatens lay offs... And Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor addresses graduates at St. Lawrence University commencement.