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  • Plunge in poll puts Paterson in the danger zone

     
    Quickly, the question has become whether Gov. David A. Paterson takes a shot at election next year ??? or even has a shot to take. Yes, we have a long way to November 2010. True, Paterson has been making......
  • Lifting some tax threats: Paterson cites federal aid

     
    This update is from James T. Madore at the Capitol: Gov. David A. Paterson Wednesday announced agreement with legislative leaders to eliminate from the budget some of the taxes he's proposed, including those on sugary soda, entertainment and sporting........
  • Skelos opposes pay cut for lawmakers

     
    Gov. David Paterson and his wife, Michelle, at the White House in January. (AFP / Getty Images Photo) State Senate Minority Leader Dean Skelos rejected the suggestion on Thursday that lawmakers accept a pay cut because of the recession.......
  • Another Paterson aide from LI departs amid shakeup

     
    Describing what sounds like the latest Paterson appointment to have not worked out as planned, James T. Madore tells us that Dr. Jon R. Cohen, Gov. David A. Paterson???s top policy adviser has resigned to become an executive at......
  • Guv rejects LI pols' complaints on job-cash spread

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson took a swipe last week at Long Islanders who blasted his recommendation that the first stimulus cash go to transportation projects upstate. Last month, he forwarded about a dozen projects to Washington for $41 million......
  • Unions gather as Guv frets and jobs vanish

     
    Just as thousands of union activists gathered in lower Manhattan to demonstrate against slashing public jobs and services, Gov. David A. Paterson issued a statement on the meaning of the latest scary-bleak unemployment figures. ???These numbers clearly...
  • Speaker Shelly survivor: Others licked, he still ticks

     
    Just call him Assembly Speaker Sheldon Survivor. He could turn out to be the last pol standing in all New York State. As governor, Eliot Spitzer tried to threaten him but, of course, Spitzer is now gone. As Senate......
  • MTA crisis: The Empire State governor strikes back

     
    With Majority Leader Malcolm Smith's state Senate refusing to take up the MTA-financing program, it offered what it presented as an alternative -- but Gov. David A. Paterson, transit brass and their allies don't see it that way. They......
  • Defunct finance titan helped set MTA on crash course

     
    Nine years ago, in collaboration with state officials, the mighty investment company Bear Stearns played a special role in shaping the course on which the region???s transit system now finds itself. Not only did this financial titan advise the......
  • Tale of the tolls: The issue rises again!

     
    Certain portions of the business class and Manhattan-based car-haters won't give up in the view of citizen activist Henry Stern, former city parks commissioner and councilman, who says of the prospect of tolls at the East River and Harlem......
  • Suozzi: Interested in governor -- IF Dave leaves

     
    Nassau Executive Thomas ???Got-to-be-in-it-to-win-it??? Suozzi has signalled behind closed doors that if Gov. David A. Paterson did not pursue a second term he???d be interested in running ??? but wouldn???t challenge him in a primary. Lieutenant governor...