It's not all ground-breaking legislation inside the historic halls of the State Capitol. A lot of these would-be laws don't have a chance.
New York state has one of the highest gas taxes in the nation. The money you pay at the pump is supposed to be helping to keep the state's road and bridges in good shape.
The state's worst criminals are watched over by corrections officers at maximum security prisons. But if those murderers and armed robbers are minors, there's a whole new set of rules for controlling the ones on a rampage.
As we await a trial date in the corruption case of former SUNY Poly President Alain Kaloyeros and seven others, NewsChannel 13 has been asking questions to find out how much money you have spent on this investigation.
Thanks to a little camera in a little conference room in Albany, NewsChannel 13 found out about how little happens at some state senate committee meetings.
Some call it a modernization tool. Others call it a waste of taxpayer dollars. That's after lawmakers in the NY State Assembly received new Surface Pro tablets before going home this week.
It's been an on-going battle between public school districts and the state, and it involves your tax dollars. Public schools have to share their money with charter schools.
NewsChannel 13 has received a long-awaited response from the Department Of Corrections and Community Supervision. It's regarding taxpayer money spent to pay employees long after the inmates were gone from Mount McGregor State Prison.