New York lawmakers rush to beat midnight budget deadline

March 31, 2015 8:19 PM

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Lawmakers plan to vote Tuesday on the final provisions of the state budget, including changes to teacher evaluations and an ethics proposal intended to clean up Albany's pernicious corruption problem.

The final proposals, however, were given to lawmakers just hours before they were expected to vote, and the public still hasn't seen many of the details. The reason for the rush? Legislators and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo want to pass the budget before a midnight deadline and the start of a new fi...

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