NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo made his annual State of the State address this week, unveiling a batch of proposals as the state faces a crushing multi-billion dollar budget gap.

Now, taxpayers are bracing for what’s to come.

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Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is a staunch critic of the governor.

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She’s currently in a tight Congressional race that’s drawing national attention with freshman Max Rose in New York’s 11th District, covering Staten Island and part of Southern Brooklyn.

The five-term Albany lawmaker joined CBSN New York’s political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”

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Watch “The Point” Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. streaming on CBSN New York.

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