10/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Wall Street Bonuses Were Good For State, Says Governor Paterson

ALBANY - Gov. Paterson doesn't think it was such a great idea to go after all those Wall Street bonuses.

Paterson Thursday took aim at a signature issue of potential rival Andrew Cuomo and said the bonuses paid to financial execs provided the state with much needed revenue.

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