Watch Senator O'Mara on "Capital Tonight" discussing the lack of legislative oversight in NYS government

November 30, 2022

Senator O'Mara joined Capital Tonight's Susan Arbetter for a discussion of the need for greater checks and balances in New York State government.

Senator O'Mara joined Capital Tonight's Susan Arbetter for a discussion of the need for greater checks and balances in New York State government.

“It really boils down to a lack of oversight,” Senator O’Mara said. “I don’t believe the Legislature is doing its job in oversight of the executive. We have a system of checks and balances, (but) it’s one-party rule, and so we’re not seeing it.”

On Wednesday, November 30, Senator O'Mara joined Capital Tonight's Susan Arbetter to discuss what he sees as one of the most critical shortcomings facing New York State government: the lack of legislative oversight of the executive branch under one-party control.

“It really boils down to a lack of oversight,” Senator O’Mara said. “I don’t believe the Legislature is doing its job in oversight of the executive. We have a system of checks and balances, (but) it’s one-party rule, and so we’re not seeing it.”

Read more and watch tonight's full interview here: New York Sen. Tom O'Mara on one-party rule (spectrumlocalnews.com)