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  • Speaker Shelly survivor: Others licked, he still ticks

     
    Just call him Assembly Speaker Sheldon Survivor. He could turn out to be the last pol standing in all New York State. As governor, Eliot Spitzer tried to threaten him but, of course, Spitzer is now gone. As Senate......
  • MTA crisis: The Empire State governor strikes back

     
    With Majority Leader Malcolm Smith's state Senate refusing to take up the MTA-financing program, it offered what it presented as an alternative -- but Gov. David A. Paterson, transit brass and their allies don't see it that way. They......
  • Defunct finance titan helped set MTA on crash course

     
    Nine years ago, in collaboration with state officials, the mighty investment company Bear Stearns played a special role in shaping the course on which the region???s transit system now finds itself. Not only did this financial titan advise the......
  • Tale of the tolls: The issue rises again!

     
    Certain portions of the business class and Manhattan-based car-haters won't give up in the view of citizen activist Henry Stern, former city parks commissioner and councilman, who says of the prospect of tolls at the East River and Harlem......
  • Suozzi: Interested in governor -- IF Dave leaves

     
    Nassau Executive Thomas ???Got-to-be-in-it-to-win-it??? Suozzi has signalled behind closed doors that if Gov. David A. Paterson did not pursue a second term he???d be interested in running ??? but wouldn???t challenge him in a primary. Lieutenant governor...
  • Senate 2010, in a strange and volatile moment

     
    Early scrambling in the 2010 race for the junior U.S. Senate seat - now occupied by Kirsten Gillibrand - offers the best glimpse of the clashing ambitions at work in the state Democratic Party's nervous ruling circles. For her......
  • Comptroller DiNapoli first in releasing tax returns

     
    State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is fond of saying he???s just a ???middle-class guy??? and that???s borne out in his income tax returns. DiNapoli, a former assemblyman from Great Neck, earned $152,613 last year, according to his returns made public........
  • Lobbyist predicts to clients Gov. will step aside

     
    A major Democratic lobbyist predicts in a confidential memo that Gov. David A. Paterson ??? barring a miraculous popularity surge ??? will step aside and yield to Attorney General Andrew Cuomo the top spot on next year???s ticket. ???It......
  • Paterson's confused LI geography

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson, who rarely misses an opportunity to tout his Long Island roots -- grade school in Hempstead, law school at Hofstra -- didn't seem to remember where Route 112 is during his press conference Monday in Melville.......
  • U.S. sustains state block on Broadwater project

     
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke told Gov. David A. Paterson that he supports New York's objections to the Broadwater LNG project, Paterson announced. ???This is an extremely important victory for the health and future of the Long Island Sound......
  • Paterson on the edge: Competing with SNL?

     
    If comic edge ruled, Gov. David A. Paterson might be proclaimed king. Pushing his ironic gifts into the risky zone late Saturday night, he dropped jaws with his performance at an annual $300-per-seat Albany press charity dinner otherwise remarkable for......
  • Paterson: All the reasons to go for same-sex bill

     
    For Gov. David A. Paterson, the question simply seems to have been: Why NOT move for a same-sex marriage bill? He'd promised to do it. He supported the concept as a Manhattan lawmaker. His poll numbers have little place......