There's an old saying. "Nobody's right to life, liberty or the pursuit of happiness is safe as long as the Legislature is in session". Originally intended to describe the Federal government, it really has meaning if you live in NY state. Fortunately residents can rest easy for a while now that these hooples and crooks have gone home (for a few months at least).
The only high points of note this year were the arrests and indictments of both the Democratic leader of the State Assembly (Shelly Silver) and the Republican leader of the State Senate (Dean Skelos).