Sen. Walter A. Stosch (left), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, confers with Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. during Wednesday's floor session. With adjournment set for Saturday, there is no agreement on a budget. (Associated Press)

Sen. Walter A. Stosch (left), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, confers with Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. during Wednesday's floor session. With adjournment set for Saturday, there is no agreement on a budget. (Associated Press)