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  • Paterson Plans Mass Gov't Worker Layoffs

    Paterson Plans Mass Gov't Worker Layoffs
    An administration source says New York Gov. David Paterson is putting together a plan that would lay off thousands of government workers at the beginning of next year to help balance the state budget. The source confirmed a report Tuesday in The New York...
  • Rangel Running Again For Congress

    Rangel Running Again For Congress
    It's been 40 years since Rep. Charles Rangel first won his Congressional seat. And he's not done with it yet. Rangel formally announced his re-election campaign on Sunday. He made the announcement surrounded by a host of elected officials, including Gov....
  • NYC Celebrates Puerto Rican Pride

    NYC Celebrates Puerto Rican Pride
    With smiles and cheers, music and dancing, a seaof revelers decked out in the red, white and blue of Puerto Rico'sflag stood along Fifth Avenue on Sunday to celebrate the PuertoRican Day Parade. "I like to see the people with all the energy they have,"...
  • Albany Awaits Paterson's Emergency Spending Bill; Optimism That A Gov't Shutdown Can Be Averted

    Albany Awaits Paterson's Emergency Spending Bill; Optimism That A Gov't Shutdown Can Be Averted
    There is a glimmer of hope that New York's government will not shut down tomorrow as the state's budget crisis reaches a new level. It all hinges on a vote scheduled to be taken Monday afternoon by the state legislature. Already 75 days late in approving...
  • NY Legislature Avoids Government Shutdown

    NY Legislature Avoids Government Shutdown
    It's business as usual in New York on Tuesday. All state offices are open and services are being provided thanks to a last-minute reprieve by the legislature. Just hours before the midnight deadline for a shutdown of state government, the Senate, by a...
  • The Bard opens Friday

    The La CaƱada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival will kick off its inaugural season Friday with a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Byrnes Amphiteatre at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. The four-week series is the brain-child of actor and...
  • NY Plans $1.60 Per Pack Cigarette Tax Increase

    NY Plans $1.60 Per Pack Cigarette Tax Increase
    New York plans a $1.60 increase per pack in the cigarette tax, making it the nation's highest, as well a long-delayed plan to crack down on the sale of cigarettes by tribes to non-Indians, according to a bill Gov. David Paterson's administration announced...
  • NY Leaders Likely To Soon Reinstate 4% Tax On Everyday Items

    NY Leaders Likely To Soon Reinstate 4% Tax On Everyday Items
    Purchases of items you rely on, like clothes, shoes, even diapers, you're likely to have to pay more for soon, as an effort by Albany to put New York State on sounder financial footing. Under a proposal being strongly considered by Governor David...
  • NYC's Gay Pride Parade

    NYC's Gay Pride Parade
    Rainbow flags flew over Manhattan Sunday as thousands turned out to attend the annual NYC Gay Pride Parade. Humidity and 90 degree temperatures were not enough to stop the revelers who joined the crowd that worked its way down Fifth Ave. The colorful...
  • NY Legislature To Pass Its Budget Amid Power Struggle

    NY Legislature To Pass Its Budget Amid Power Struggle
    Gov. David Paterson tried to deliver his budget bill to the Legislature on Monday morning, but the Assembly and Senate majorities refused to accept them amid escalating tensions over a state budget nearly three months overdue. Instead, the Democratic...
  • NY Gov. Candidates Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino Say Transparency A Vital Issue

    NY Gov. Candidates Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino Say Transparency A Vital Issue
    In New York, a multibillion dollar health care bill full of taxes, the 2003 repeal of mandatory sentencing of drug dealers, $100-plus billion state budgets every year and even ethics reform are the product of closed-door negotiations. The notorious...
  • Paterson To Lay Off Nearly 900 State Workers By Dec. 31

    Paterson To Lay Off Nearly 900 State Workers By Dec. 31
    New York Gov. David Paterson said Thursday he will send layoff notices to nearly 900 state workers, including prison chaplains and motor vehicle clerks, angering unions that didn't expect job losses before the end of the year. Public worker unions have...