Good-government Group Faults NY’s Budget Process » Sheldon Silver, Andrew Cuomo, Dean Skelos

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, left, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, laugh during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, March 30, 2012. The legislative leaders met as budget bills were being passed in both houses giving New York its second straight budget on time. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, left, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, laugh during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, March 30, 2012. The legislative leaders met as budget bills were being passed in both houses giving New York its second straight budget on time. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)