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Paterson Furloughs

Federal Judge Blocks Furloughs For 100,000 State Workers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Paterson's Furloughs For 100,000 Workers Blocked By Judge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal judge has halted attempts by New York's governor to impose furloughs on about 100,000 state workers and withhold their ...

If New York State Was a Country, Would It Be Greece or Iceland?

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Once again, the state has no budget. The problem? There's nobody to be afraid of. New York is not a place that operates on rational debate or planning. Power comes from two things: money and fear. Right now we don't have either.