Upstate Uber, increased tuition assistance and more money for schools are just a few of the items in the new state budget poised for passage in the New York Legislature.
The state Senate began debate over the $152 billion spending plan late Tuesday night after lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo resolved a stalemate that forced them to blow past a Saturday budget deadline.
The Senate planned to return to wrap up their voting Wednesday, when the Assembly also planned to take up the budget.
"We want to get it done," said Republican Sen. John DeFrancisco of Syracuse.
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Source: NBC News 4 NY (via The Empire Report)