Name calling over the state budget, APD's super-secret chase policy, developers plan for Harriman campus, Bibleman on his way

The state budget is still not done. Senate Democrats temporarily boycotted the proceedings yesterday, claiming the Republican majority wasn't allowing them to see the budget bills before votes. Joe Bruno called the Democrats "childish" and "very Spitzer like." But with NYC congestion pricing now dead in the Assembly, it looks like things might start moving forward again on the last handful of budget bills. [AP/Newsday] [NYT] [NYDN]

The Albany Police Department says that it has to keep criminals -- and the public -- in the dark about its high-speed chase policy. [TU]

A trio of development teams are in the running to build at the Harriman state office campus. One of the teams includes a major national homebuilder, suggesting its plan will include residential space. [TU]

Chip-maker AMD says it will cut 10 percent of its workforce this year because of lower sales forecasts. So what? AMD is the company looking to build the chip fab plant in Malta. [San Jose Mercury News]

Bibleman is coming to the Capital Region and he's bringing his breastplate of righteousness. [TU]



Nah, I'll wait for the movie.

Probably Will Ferrell. Or Ralphy Reed. In the starring role.

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