Capitol Relief

ALBANY—There have been big changes on the third floor of the Capitol this year.
No, we’re not talking about the Democratic takeover of the State Senate or the re-shuffling of offices that followed. This is something much closer to staffers and legislators alike: the new bathrooms have finally opened.
That’s right: we’re talking about the bathrooms in the eastern hallway of the third floor, flanking Legislative Health Services and an easy walk from the Legislative Bill Drafting Commission, press offices and minority office suite.
Brad Maione, a spokesman for the Office of General Services, said that the renovations cost $463,000 and began last June.