It could be a tough couple of budget years for state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the state's financial situation and the aftershocks could take years to get over.
President-elect Joe Biden has signaled he is willing to support a multi-year stimulus plan for cash-strapped states and cities, effectively pumping money into these governments to help pay for schools, police departments, and social services. But there are uncertainties, including over which party will ultimately control the U.S. Senate.
Democratic Assemblywoman Pat Fahy joined us on Capital Tonight to discuss her concerns and what's next for New York in the stimulus talks.