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  • Paterson, perception: Looking to lead - and look like it

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson???s unusual televised warning of fiscal trouble appeared crafted to combat the perception that he???s an accidental executive who may have been unprepared for prime time when he was thrust into office four months ago. Moments...
  • Health, enviro groups fret for anti-diesel enforcement

     
    Worried that a 2006 law to cut diesel emissions from state vehicles could become a casualty of New York???s fiscal woes, environmental and public health advocates on Friday urged Gov. David A. Paterson to move forward with the measure. The......
  • As fiscal austerity looms, Skelos faces special pressure

     
    Already scrambling to salvage Republican control of the State Senate, Majority Leader Dean Skelos faces added political pressure - now that Gov. David A. Paterson has demanded immediate action to avert a fiscal crisis. Skelos, as the state power......
  • Half-dozen Senate Dems to blast Paterson tax cap

     
    Six State Senate Democrats plan on Friday to blast Gov. David A. Paterson???s proposed 4 percent cap on yearly increases in school property taxes minutes before a special session in Albany to vote on the matter. The senators -......
  • Docs take hit on discipline, now eye malpractice laws

     
    As an organized interest group, New York???s physicians took a hit last week when Gov. David A. Paterson signed legislation under which doctors charged with misconduct will be publicly identified by name. And soon, the doctors will likely face another.......
  • The 4 percent solution: Suozzi strikes back at WFP

     
    Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, head of the state commission examining property taxes, today blasted the television ads and mailings by opponents of Gov. David A. Paterson???s tax cap, saying they were "flailing" and "inconsistent." Speaking to...
  • Flags to fly at half-staff for sergeant slain in Iraq

     
    A state announcement: "Governor David A. Paterson has directed that flags on state government buildings across New York be flown at half-staff on Friday, August 15, 2008, in honor of New York City resident Sergeant Jose Ulloa, who died August......
  • Paterson's health commish disputes critics' $ claims

     
    On the same day the state's powerful health care lobby unveiled a radio ad campaign denouncing proposed state Medicaid cuts, Gov. David A. Paterson's top health officials staged a quick-response news teleconference, disputing the numbers used by 1199...
  • State police wages rise more than 13 pct in 4-year deal

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson announced agreement Sunday on a new contract with the State Police union, calling for wages to increase three percent in each of the first three years and 4 percent in the final year. The new pact......
  • Deal on spending cuts elusive; Paterson pushes

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson and legislative leaders are still negotiating over his request for $600 million in cuts to this year???s budget ??? and there is no deal yet, he told reporters Tuesday. But Paterson remained upbeat and hinted......
  • Paterson will cast convention ballot for Obama

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson said Monday he plans to cast his ballot at next week???s Democratic National Convention for U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, despite the fact that friend and presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton also will be nominated. James T.........