| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:04 PM
New York Gov. David Paterson commuted the sentence Thursday of a black man imprisoned for the racially charged shooting death of a white teenager on Long Island, a decision in the final days of his administration that infuriated the lawyer who...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 10:54 AM
Outgoing Gov. David Paterson wants an investigation into an alleged conspiracy to intentionally slow snow cleanup after disgruntled workers confessed their plot to Queens City Councilman Dan Halloran (R).
"I think right now it would be better for there...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 6:48 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is on the job.
The Democrat arrived early Saturday at the Capitol where his father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo, presided for three terms.
Andrew Cuomo held a private meeting with his cabinet at 8:30 a.m. in a public schedule...
| May 21, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Ex-Gov. David Paterson has dodged a big bullet that easily could've ended in a stint in the state pen.
The Albany County District Attorney has decided to drop perjury charges that accused him of lying when he was in office -- about accepting free...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 5:19 AM
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York City following last month's deadly storm that spawned two devastating tornadoes, killing one woman and causing massive damage.
Gov. David Paterson announced Thursday that Obama issued the...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:14 AM
One governor has been called "a rotten prick" by a top legislative leader. About 190 miles up the road, another governor is laying off thousands of state workers, who accuse him of "betraying" their support. In between, a third governor is hailed by...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 AM
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.
| Oct 28, 2010
| 1:38 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 2:56 AM
Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten JIL'-uh-brand) has been elected in New York to the seat she was appointed to last year to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The Associated Press called the race for Gillibrand over Republican Joe...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 2:55 AM
Democrat Andrew Cuomo coasted past tea party Republican Carl Paladino after an exceedingly nasty race to win election Tuesday as governor of New York - the job his father, Mario, held in the 1980s and '90s.
With nearly all the precincts reporting,...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 3:00 AM
The maker of a caffeinated alcoholic drink that has been banned in four states has agreed to stop shipments to New York state.
Gov. David Paterson and the State Liquor Authority announced the agreement Sunday with Chicago-based Phusion Projects, which...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:38 PM
New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. voted Wednesday to close the 40-year-old state-owned bookmaking enterprise on Friday and lay off its remaining 800 employees.
The unanimous vote of the OTB board came with a plea for the state Senate to return to...