An article in the Journal News notes that the conversation about "reform" has cooled off significantly in Albany in the last year. It's been mentioned in the Governor's race, but only in vague terms and has taken a back seat to tax issues.
As Election Day nears, will reforming Albany once again take center stage? It may be too early to tell:
Legislative races are just hitting high season, so it remains to be seen if reform is a top issue.
We'll have to do everything we can to make sure candidates don't give this issue short shrift.