The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter
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The budgetary 8 ball says “All Signs Point to Yes”.  The Governor and legislative leaders are “negotiating the negotiations”.   We will have the latest.

Governor Cuomo is facing new pressures as he enters into the second half of his first term.  UAlbany adjunct professor of political science and former advisor to the 2nd floor Bruce Gyory weighs in.

Syracuse area Democrat Assemblyman Al Stirpe was again elected in November after a 2 year hiatus thanks to losing the same seat to a Republican in 2010.  He’s passionate and he shows it, yes he does.

John Coppola, executive director of the New York Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers argues for more funding for services to fight addiction.