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ALBANY, N.Y. -- The bills are printed, they're on the desk, and they're going though the three-day aging process. In the meantime, state lawmakers are voting on individual budget bills. That started with issues such as economic development and general government operations.
Lawmakers reached a deal Tuesday on the $132.6 billion state budget.
Leaders are applauding Governor Cuomo for his teamwork.
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos said, "We've worked on a really bipartisan basis, which is what people are looking for, and you don't see in Albany anymore the dysfunction that existed in the past. We are working together, and I would hope that Washington would take note of the way we're operating and get their things done."
Skelos said the state will be spending less funds than it did last year.