Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — "Texas has a dance called the two-step," Sampson said. "New York has its own dance: a one step forward, one step back. And I think when all is said and done, that's what this session will have been about. It's not a dance you want to have with your partner, and our partner is state government. And it's not listening."Big red number 37 New York's ranking among U.S. states in a recent report on economic growth.