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"3 Men in a Room" returns with 2010 state budget negotiations

By Karen Dewitt/WRVO's Capitol Correspondent

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ALBANY, NY – State lawmakers could return to the Capitol this week to try to finish up the state budget. They've approved the spending bills, but need to complete a revenue budget that will pay for the spending.

The Legislature approved measures forcing a more open budget process, but as WRVO Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt tells us, that's not how it worked out.