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New York Fiscal Crisis

Furloughs For New York State Workers Approved;

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's Legislature has approved unprecedented furloughs for state workers to contend with the state's fiscal crisis. Democra...

Paterson Slammed For Giving Raises To Staffers The Day After Furlough Is Approved

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

An under fire Gov. David Paterson backed down Wednesday morning and rescinded raises for five of his staffers while seeking furloughs for 100,000 stat...