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Paterson Sets Budget Deadline, Renews Threat Of Government Shutdown | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson said on Wednesday that he would unilaterally insert the rest of his budget proposal into an emergency spending bill due on June...

Court Upholds Paterson's Appointment Of Lieutenant Governor

New York Times | Jeremy W. Peters and Sewell Chan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In a stunning reversal, New York State's highest court on Tuesday upheld Gov. David A. Paterson's authority to appoint a lieutenant governor. The Cou...

Who Needs Elections?

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

There are six statewide offices in New York, and right now four of them are occupied by people who didn't run for them.

Power to the People...Ravitch for Lt. Gov

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill Cunningham

To my friend Dick Ravitch I would say, "No good deed goes unpunished! A lifetime of honorable service to your city and state in times of crisis, and this is what you reap!"