Lawmakers Head to Albany for Special Session (Audio)

Meanwhile Governor Andrew Cuomo has called a special session of the state Legislature for this afternoon to consider the extension of mayoral control of New York City’s schools for a year, sales tax extensions, and there could be other items he feel like discussing. Assemblywoman Jaffee says as a former teacher in Brooklyn, she supports keeping New York City’s schools under the mayor’s control…

Audio clip: Ellen Jaffee

The governor has the authority to call lawmakers to Albany but he can’t force them to act on his agenda. A Cuomo spokesperson said in a statement that Cuomo had already discussed the proposed session agenda with legislative leaders.

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