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Reform Groups Drawn into Budget Brouha

Government reform groups were drawn into the state budget arguments last week after they tried to propose a remedy to the budget stalemate. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

State Budget: Lawmakers Hold Breath, Turn Blue

As hopes for a state budget agreement grow dimmer, Republicans are ganging up on Assembly Democrats for refusing to attend budget conference committees. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

State Budget? Later—Much Later

With three weeks left in the scheduled 2001 legislative session, it looks doubtful that state lawmakers will agree to a budget before adjourning for the summer. Now it appears that they may not be agreeing on any other business either. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Yes, We Have No State Budget

Legislative leaders traded accusations over the late state budget and even talked about the possibility of having no budget at all this year. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Closed Door Meetings, But No Budget Progress

There were accusations and secret meetings, but no public signs of progress in Albany on the late state budget. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Late Budget Spurs Tense Times in Albany

Tensions over the late state budget heightened as Republicans expressed worries about a slowing economy and warned Democrats against wanting to spend too much money. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Parents Seek More Preschool Special Ed. Funding

Parents want more funding for preschool special education programs. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Much Budget Talk; No Movement

There were plenty of theatrics and rhetoric yesterday at the Capitol, but no movement on the stalled state budget talks. Republicans again held a 'meeting' of a conference committee on the state budget that was supposed to be in place by April First. And just as they did for a similar so-called meeting held last week, Assembly Democrats didn't participate. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Albany Political Roundup

Martha Foley talks with Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt about the state budget impasse, 2002 gubernatorial race and the legislative climate.  Go to full article

Republicans Press for Agreement on Late Budget

On the day the state budget was one month late, Republicans in the legislature tried to pressure the Democrats to come to an agreement by staging a public conference committee. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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