Former representative John Sweeney now faces a felony D.W.I. charge.
One group that benefits from the budget: prison inmates.
That's possible because legislators don't fear voters, according to the Buffalo News.
Surprise! Andrew Cuomo is blasting the budget.
Basil Paterson's influence killed a tax on health insurance that unions opposed.
Kirsten Gillibrand will be in Syracuse today, and eventually will hold constituent outreach at supermarkets.
On Tuesday, she'll be in the Southern Tier.
Susan Bruno left her job at the S.U.N.Y. research foundation.
The 20th Congressional race moves to the courts.
And below, here's a video of Majority Leader Malcolm Smith's thoughts on the passage of the state budget: