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Paterson Meets With Democrats Amid Scandal Rumors

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson met privately with key Democratic leaders about his re-election plans as questions swirl around the state cap...

Paterson Official Denies Resignation Rumors

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Business Insider now reports that a Paterson official denies that the governor will resign. The same source also says that while a "New York ...

Paterson Sex Scandal In The Works? Media Abuzz About Possible 'Bombshell' Story

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rumors are flying that the New York Times is set to publish a bombshell scandal regarding New York Governor David Paterson. Members of the media a...

New York State Deficit To Get $750 Million Larger

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York (Associated Press) -- New York Gov. David Paterson said Wednesday the projected deficit for the upcoming fiscal year has grown $750 million t...

St. Vincent's Hospital To Be Helped By State Funds | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Saint Vincent's Hospital is getting some help from the state to deal with its financial crisis. Governor David Paterson is authorizing $6 million for ...

Paterson Has $620,000 For Primary Against Cuomo | Elizabeth Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson has a paltry $620,000 in available cash to spend on a primary - about 20 times less than his likely Democratic opponent, Attorney Genera...

Andrew Cuomo Gets Millions From Real Estate Industry | CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New records show that even as the real estate industry has confronted its worst crisis in decades, developers, construction executives and real estate...

Bloomberg, Paterson, and Obama "Cut, Cut, Cut"

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Bloomberg's proposed solutions to the budget problem will be devastating to a city where the official unemployment rate is over 11% and every family, except perhaps his, is affected.

Eliot Spitzer Knocks Kirsten Gillibrand, Denies 'Socks' Charge (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer knocked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in an interview with "Big Think" While defending his choice of current-Govern...

Schumer, State Senate Propose Job-Creating Programs To Hire Unemployed

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Republican state senators and Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer are proposing separate but similar job-creating programs that ...

Paterson: Treat Central Park Horses Better Or Ban Them

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson is taking on the two-century old tradition of horse-drawn carriage rides in Manhattan's Central Park...

Bloomberg/NYC Gave $131 Million to Bruce Ratner

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

This whole Atlantic Yards boondoggle thing is still getting more amazing.

Paterson's Budget Could Cripple City, Bloomberg Says | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Deploying forceful language but in a noticeably mild tone, Mayor Bloomberg argued that Governor Paterson's budget would balance the state's finances a...

Gov. Paterson Keeps Troopers Out Of Albany House | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson has barred state troopers from entering the governor's mansion anytime he or his family is there, the Daily News has learned. He quietl...

Andrew Cuomo Vs. David Paterson Fight Already Taking Shape In New York

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's on! Gov. Paterson's campaign opened fire on Attorney General Andrew Cuomo Sunday after the Daily News reported he'll soon announce he's running f...

Governor Paterson's Campaign Loses Top Strategist | DANNY HAKIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tracy Sefl, top campaign strategist for Gov. David A. Paterson, said Friday morning that she was departing the campaign, dealing a blow for the govern...

Bloomberg to NYC: "Tighten Your Belts"

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Don't you just love it when a multi-billionaire tells the rest of us that we have to make do with less, and then, to help us forget our troubles, leads a rally for a local football team?

Bloomberg State Of The City: Paterson's Budget Will "Run The Entire State Into The Ground" | By Kathleen Lucadamo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg took a swipe at Gov. Paterson's budget on Wednesday, warning it will "run the entire state into the ground." The proposed $134 billio...

Last Holdout of Atlantic Yards Speaks Out!

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

Despite being delayed years beyond its original schedule, FC Ratner persists in pursuing its increasingly expensive dream of taking 22 acres of real estate in Brooklyn with eminent domain.

Student Metrocards Only Get $25 Million From New Paterson Budget | By Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson's budget provides $25 million for student MetroCards - a tiny fraction of what the MTA says is needed to keep providing free bus and sub...

Is Competition Good For The Public Sector?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The Secretary of Education's Race to the Top competitive grant program has opened fault lines between teachers unions, education reformers, school district leaders, mayors, and state-level politicians.

Governor Paterson's Budget Plan

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are selected highlights from Gov. David Paterson's budget plan for the coming fiscal year. _ An ongoing hiring freeze with the state work force ...

Paterson's 2010-2011 Budget Proposal Highlights

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Paterson: Affair Rumor 'Outrageous Lie' | By Kenneth Lovett in Albany and Michael Saul | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A defiant Gov. Paterson Monday blasted as bogus a report claiming he got cuddly with a woman over the weekend at a New Jersey steakhouse. "The port...

Paterson's Budget Proposal Would Hit NYC With Cuts In Aid

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York City would take hits in school aid, local government assistance, social services and transportation under Gov. David Pat...