It's the final month of the New York State Assembly's legislative session, and the criticism is pouring in. The last few months in Albany have been marred by a handful of scandals, and policy advocates complain not enough new laws have been passed.
New York State Public Radio's statehouse reporter Karen DeWitt says lawmakers are having a bad year.
"The sense is that the session just can't end soon enough," DeWitt said. "They want to get out of town and not be the subject of all this bad news. And as a result some believe very little is going to be accomplished in the next few weeks."
To hear the full interview, click the audio above.