Consultants Weigh In on State Budget Battle

Errol Louis discussed his interview with the mayor and the state budget battle with the “Consultants Corner”: Republicans Jake Menges and Tom Doherty, and Democrats L. Joy Williams and Evan Thies.

Cuomo’s liberal budget moves

Gov. Cuomo used the state budget process to go shopping for the liberal credentials he’ll need to run for president, Albany insiders said. As the Assembly on Saturday began passing the bills to implement the state’s late and record-setting $153.1 billion spending plan, Cuomo was already touting his “progressive” largesse.