The majority offices are generally larger and more luxurious, compared to the space set aside for the party in the minority. As of midday, the placard outside of Senate Minority Leader Dean Skelos’ office has not been changed. Skelos is expected to become the majority leader when the Senate reconvenes in January.
The picture at left shows workers cleaning out Skelos’ former offices.
Republicans are reviewing the Democrats’ spending habits, with Sen. Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, saying the soon-to-be minority party is actually $10 million in the hole, compared to the $7 million the Democrats claim.