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Domestic Workers' Rights Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson on Tuesday signed into law the first extensive domestic workers' rights measure in the nation, which...

Paterson To Sign Bill Giving Nannies Protections Against Employer Abuse

PBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Patricia always wanted to have a baby, but her doctors told her she never would. Instead, she worked as a nanny, caring for someone else's child. She ...

Paterson Ties Cabbie Stabbing To Park51 Controversy

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson sees a connection between the stabbing of Muslim cab driver Ahmed Sharif and the fervor over the proposed Islamic Center near ground zer...

Paterson Admits No Talks To Move 'Ground Zero Mosque' Scheduled

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Developers of an Islamic cultural center and mosque near ground zero say they never planned to meet with New York Gov. David Pate...

Paterson's Yankee Ticket Troubles Not Over

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson violated ethics laws by soliciting five World Series tickets last year from the New York Yankees, a ...

Paterson: I Should Have Stayed In Governor's Race

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A day after a special prosecutor cleared Gov. David Paterson of allegations that he tampered with a witness who had accused a top...

Today's Front Pages: July 29

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Paterson Plans Mass Layoffs

nydailynews.com | By Oren Yaniv and Glenn Blain | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson is preparing to slash the state's workforce. Escalating his battle with public employee unions, Paterson said Monday planning for layof...

Arts Leaders Blast NY Gov. Paterson's Proposed Slash of Culture Funding

Leonard Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Leonard Jacobs

Part of what is driving Paterson to institute the whopping 40% cut to arts is the terminally dysfunctional state legislature, which is more than one month late approving a budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year.

Albany for Dummies

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The expulsion of Hiram Monserrate from the state Senate capped another hallucinogenic week in New York's capital. Here are three theories that might explain the madness we call Albany.

Gov. Paterson Promotes 'Leandra's Law' For Stricter DWI Felonies If Children In Car

nydailynews.com | Glenn Blain and Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson on Thursday formally called on legislators to pass "Leandra's Law" at a special session Tuesday. Paterson included the measure to toughe...

Paterson Solicits Free Yankees Tickets In Ethics Violation

nypost.com | Frederic U. Dicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY -- Gov. Paterson secretly solicited five free tickets to last week's World Series opener, in apparent violation of the state ethics law, even w...

Cuomo Endorses Thompson In Bronx Photo-Op

The New York Observer | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo walked a few blocks on Third Avenue in the Bronx this afternoon with Bill Thompson, and endorsed him for mayor....

10 Worst Moments In New York Politics

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Joe Bruno, Pedro Espada, Hiram Monserrate and the Caroline Kennedy for Senate debacle are among those who made the bottom 10.

10 Things To Be Thankful For

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

When we reflect on things we're thankful for, do you think anybody puts New York government on the list? Nah. Nevertheless, in the spirit of the season, here's a list of public sector thank yous.

David Paterson Not Concerned About All That Bad Polling

Politicker NY | Azi Payabarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

David Paterson said he would be more concerned about his bad poll numbers, but there are simply too many polls for him to care. Paterson also said tha...

Ex-Worker Says Senate Aide, Indira F. Noel, Had Carte Blanche With Gov. David A. Paterson

New York Times | DANNY HAKIM and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - A former Senate employee who is suing the state over his dismissal in 2007 said on Thursday that he had testified under oath this week that h...

The Nanny Diaries: A Caribbean Version

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arlene M. Roberts

There are more than 200,000 women in New York working as nannies, companions and housekeepers, whose lives are typified by long hours, meagre wages, drudgery, and worse.

Donald Trump Blasts Choice Of Richard Ravitch As Lt. Governor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump wants New York Gov. David Paterson to send his new lieutenant governor a message: You're fired. The New York Post repor...

Dueling Gay Marriage Demonstrators Hit The Streets

New York Daily NewsDaily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The debate over whether to allow gay marriage in New York erupted in the streets of the city in raucous, dueling protests....