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New York Lawmakers Unsure About Special Session

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ALBANY (WSKG) – New York’s leaders are continuing to struggle with actions in Congress on the federal budget and tax overhaul that could adversely affect the state’s finances. Governor Cuomo has said it’s possible he’ll call a special session to address potential gaps in the state budget, that could total several billion dollars. But he says the uncertainty over what will happen in Washington on health care funding and on major tax changes is making it hard to plan. “To come back and have a special session, we need certainty as to what is going to happen,” Cuomo said. “The possibilities are devastating”.