Angry New Yorker

Tuesday, June 22, 2004
[Ed. note - business as usual in Albany. And we pay these people to, in essence, accomplish nothing.]

Unproductive Session In Albany Comes To A Close
JUNE 22ND, 2004

When the state’s formal legislative session ends on Tuesday, it won't be remembered for what was accomplished, but rather for what lawmakers failed to do. Everyone from lobbyists to those in the highest ranks of power agree that this may have been the least productive session in memory.

“It is extremely disappointing and frustrating and, I believe, a disservice to the people of New York” said Governor George Pataki. “But we will continue to push, continue to work.”

As each hour passes, hope fades that deals will be struck by the time legislators leave the capitol. But they won't be going home for good."

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