April 4, 2022
As of noon Monday, no timeframe for passing the budget has been hammered out. Instead, major issues around the state’s bail laws continue to be a focal point of debates, according to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. According to the NY Post, Democratic lawmakers in the state Senate and Assembly have been told by legislative leaders to stay in Albany at least through mid-week, with some predicting they will be in town through Friday to iron out details on the budget. Sources in both the Senate and Assembly told The Post they still haven’t yet reached a deal on any central points of contention during budget talks — amending the controversial 2019 bail reform, the Bills’ stadium, trial evidence disclosure changes, and allowing takeout and delivery sales of alcoholic beverages.
Good article on where things are and the major outstanding issues: