New York State Budget Watch
WXXI's Center for Public Affairs is opening up the New York State budget proposal issued by Governor David Paterson to examine the many ways it could impact the Rochester community.
- Gambling for dollars to close the state budget deficit. Alex Crichton has details.
- A tuition hike for SUNY students is developing into a "he-said-she-said" row, with school officials, students and faculty bristling over cuts, and the state pleading poverty. Rachel Ward reports.
- The governor is calling for an end to the STAR rebate check. More from Rachel Ward.
- The Seneca Park Zoo stands to lose in the Governor's budget plan. Bud Lowell reports.
- The budget proposal calls for lots of new taxes, fines and fees. More from Julie Philipp.