Depends on whom you ask.
That's kind of sweet.
Diane Savino is optimistic.
As the State Senate ignored yet another call for a vote on the issue, gay activists began raising the pressure.
The proposed cuts to education and Medicaid total over $750 million but, to be fair, New York spends more money on Medicaid than any other state.
Whether they'll actually vote on it is still up in the air.
The governor is staying out of it.
Ruben Diaz Sr. leads the way, as expected.
Of course, he can't make them actually vote on it.
Racial tensions enter the debate over the future of Hiram Monserrate.
His is a lonely voice, however.
Paterson and Senate Democrats clash on his proposed budget cuts.
But the state senator may get jail time for a misdemeanor charge.
Jackie Kennedy wouldn't have.
But it may still have been on purpose.
Apparently, it's honesty week up in Albany.
He'd be automatically ousted from office.
This is the bad part for Hiram.