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State Senator Jeff Klein (left) and Majority Leader John Flanagan (right) speaking to reporters as lawmakers negotiated the state budget earlier this year.

Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, D-Yonkers, left, and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, R-Smithtown, speak with reporters after meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to negotiate the state budget at the state Capitol on Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)