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  • Bright spot for Paterson -- his handling of swine flu

     
    While his overall job performance continues to tank, Gov. David A. Paterson is receiving good grades for his handling of the swine flu outbreak, according to a poll released Monday. Forty-six percent of voters told the Marist College Institute......
  • Cuomo on LI tax districts: Populism and civics

     
    The pitch has a fine populistic ring, and on Thursday before the audience at the Long Island Association, it rewarded state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo with the kind of vibes he must like. Here Cuomo stood, on his day......
  • Lawmakers back district-merger bill; details sketchy

     
    Here's a fuller account of that special-district agreement flagged earlier, from Newsday's Sandra Peddie: Efforts to consolidate local governments picked up momentum Tuesday as state legislative leaders announced they were introducing a bill to simplify...
  • He's one village mayor who finds Cuomo plan misguided

     
    As the high-energy mayor of Patchogue Village, Paul Pontieri warns against that government consolidation measure promoted by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and backed by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Gov. David A. Paterson. Pontieri expresses concern...
  • Spitzer: Easily provoked to challenge the word 'provoked'

     
    As recently reported, Gov. David A. Paterson's inspector general Joseph Fisch (in photo) had an at-times testy interview with former Gov. Eliot Spitzer last fall, according to the transcript released. Fisch was inquiring about alleged Troopergate leaks to...
  • Paterson sounds cooler to Cuomo's 'initiative' bill

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson Wednesday appeared to moderate his support for a local-government consolidation bill being pushing by state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, according to James T. Madore in Albany. He reports: Hours before the State Senate was to........
  • Ex-Republican touted by state Dems for Nassau seat

     
    Nina Petraro Bastardi, looking to unseat Legis. John Ciotti, got a talking up from Democratic state chair June O'Neill at today's spring meeting of the party in Rye. She sent out a news release touting her joining with major party......
  • Gillibrand and gender: Luck as residue of design?

     
    Asked if she???s gotten this far on skill or luck, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, left, turns the question to why she believes Gov. David A. Paterson selected her for her current job. She raises the matter of gender. ???What......
  • Governor's energy adviser moving to VP post at LIPA

     
    From Newsday's James T. Madore: Gov. David A. Paterson???s office confirms that his top energy adviser Paul DeCotis (left, in photo) will join the Long Island Power Authority as vice president of power markets late next month. Paterson spokesman......
  • Sen. Gillibrand is asked why she should avoid primary

     
    To say Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads a charmed political life is to risk underrating her ability to stay on message and push. But she has enjoyed great fortune, which appears to be holding up. At first, there......
  • Capitol coup winners: LI's clout, NYC defectors, Indies

     
    Many movers and shakers on Long Island will say that the restoration of GOP conference power in the state Senate, headed by Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), will bolster the clout of the counties and help LI's share of the......
  • Coup: One of two defecting Dems hints at wavering

     
    You can???t spell Monserrate without an ???r???, an ???a???, and a ???t??? -- and now the distinguished gentleman from Queens may just be abandoning his second sinking ship in as many days. As reported in this news story, Monserrate......