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  • Siena: Obama and Paterson both up

     
    Albany correspondent Melissa Mansfield follows this report on the Siena poll out this morning: Albany ??? U.S. Sen. Barack Obama???s lead in New York State has grown to 62 percent over 31 percent for U.S. Sen. John McCain in the......
  • Paterson: Things voters should know

     
    For our good government moment of the day, Albany buro chief Madore files the following: Hoping to avoid the voting fiascoes of Florida and Ohio, Gov. David A. Paterson sent a letter Friday to New York election officials reminding them......
  • Radio: If Obama wins, whither NY?

     
    Albany Bureau Chief JT Madore picks up two different takes on how an Obama presidency might affect NY: "Gov. David A. Paterson, a late supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama after Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton dropped her bid, told........
  • Early review: Words the pols would just as soon forget

     
    On the eve of this political judgment day, reviews have already begun of what could have been done and what should or should not have been said. To begin honoring the wrapup of this longest-ever, costliest-ever national campaign, here's a......
  • NYS budget deficit: Devise your own plan?

     
    With a special session set for Nov. 18, today was the day Gov. Paterson had set for the legislature to suggest ideas for closing a $1.5-billion gap. They didn't. Paterson hasn't submitted a plan either -- he's hanging out with......
  • Paterson: Not happy with the gang

     
    Albany bureau chief Madore reports: Gov. David A. Paterson slammed the so-called ???Gang of Three??? Democratic state senators on Tuesday, accusing them of ???selfishness.??? The senators - incumbents Carl Kruger of Brooklyn and Ruben Diaz Sr. of the...
  • Paterson budget plan: Here's the link (Updated)

     
    Paterson's deficit reduction plan is here. The deepest cuts, as he predicted, are in school aid ($585 million) and Medicaid/health care ($572 million). According to the governor's pie charts, they constitute 52 percent of the state general fund spending,...
  • Gov. taps ex-AG to help keep UN in NYC

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson appointed former state Attorney General Robert Abrams (left) to a board charged with keeping the United Nations in New York City, James T. Madore tells us. Abrams will serve as an unpaid member of the......
  • Paterson hosts big fundraiser for DiNapoli

     
    From James T. Madore of Newsday's Albany bureau: Gov. David A. Paterson will headline a big fundraiser for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Dec. 4 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan. Tickets range from $500 for the cocktail reception......
  • Albany: Back to the drawing board?

     
    The reviews were not very good for the Senate Republicans' performance in submarining the special session last week to close the budget deficit, and offering no meaningful alternative to Gov. Paterson's proposed workforce, health and school aid cuts. Late...
  • Paterson to schools: Bad times a comin'

     
    Gov. Paterson may have been stymied in taking any action by resistance from the Legislature for mid-year school aid cuts, but he sends out a letter to school superintendents around the state warning them to get ready for hard times:......
  • Paterson: Attending session with O, Biden

     
    Albany chief James Madore files this report on Gov. Paterson's plans next week: Gov. David A. Paterson will join other state chief executives Tuesday for a private meeting in Philadelphia with President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joseph...