New York State Governor David Paterson is trying to close a $3 billion dollar budget shortfall. He explains how he plans on making it happen amidst the dysfunction in Albany. Plus, New York Congressman Anthony Weiner on his fight to include a public option in the health care bill; Suketu Mehta on putting New York City on film; arts funding in the context of the elections; and Wordnik Erin McKean is back.
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