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  • Cuomo, Christie Play Blame Game Over Proposed Hudson River Fare, Toll Hike

    Cuomo, Christie Play Blame Game Over Proposed Hudson River Fare, Toll Hike
    Did they know or did they not know? Days after the largest-ever proposed toll and fare hike on Hudson River crossings, people want to know what Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie knew about this latest possible hit to your wallet. The two issued a...
  • Paterson Pardons LI Dad Charged In Fatal Shooting of Teen

    Paterson Pardons LI Dad Charged In Fatal Shooting of Teen
    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...
  • Paterson Calls For Investigation Of Snow Plow Slowdown

    Paterson Calls For Investigation Of Snow Plow Slowdown
    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...
  • Gov. Cuomo Arrives In Capitol; Starts Working

    Gov. Cuomo Arrives In Capitol; Starts Working
    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...
  • Former Gov. David Paterson Dodges Bullet In Perjury Case

    Former Gov. David Paterson Dodges Bullet In Perjury Case
    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...
  • Feds Declare Disaster In NYC After September Twisters

    Feds Declare Disaster In NYC After September Twisters
    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...
  • How Gov. Malloy Compares to New York's Cuomo and New Jersey's Christie

    How Gov. Malloy Compares to New York's Cuomo and New Jersey's Christie
    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...
  • 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...
  • Kirsten Gillibrand Wins New York Senate Seat

    Kirsten Gillibrand Wins New York Senate Seat
    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...
  • Andrew Cuomo Wins New York Governor's Seat His Father Mario Held

    Andrew Cuomo Wins New York Governor's Seat His Father Mario Held
    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,...
  • Maker of Caffeine- and Alcohol-Packed Four Loko Drink to Stop Shipments to NY State

    Maker of Caffeine- and Alcohol-Packed Four Loko Drink to Stop Shipments to NY State
    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...