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NY bill drafting commission hit by cyberattack, throwing wrench into state budget passage

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The options for working through the attack include reviving the old practice of physically printing the bills.
The state office responsible for putting together legislation was hit with a cyberattack late Tuesday — throwing a wrench into the budget process, The Post has learned.
Capitol officials confirmed that the Legislative Bill Drafting Commission — responsible for drafting and publishing the bills that will make up the fiscal year 2025 spending plan — remained crippled by the hack on Wednesday morning.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s budget office and lawmakers were trying to figure out temporary workarounds, the sources said.

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