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  • Scandal deepens for N.Y. Gov. David Paterson

     
    State ethics panel finds he lied about free World Series tickets he received from the Yankees....
  • Winging your way through scandal on Pegasus' back

     
    Though they sometimes pull apart, politics and mythology have always been yoked -- especially in New York, which serves as the latest example of the Law of Pegasus. For those unlucky enough to have missed a classical education (or not......
  • Unions Fight Paterson's Furlough Plan

    Unions Fight Paterson's Furlough Plan
    They plan to fight. According to Newsday, New York's state employee unions vowed a legal challenge to Governor David Paterson's furlough plan. The Public Employees Federation plan to ask a federal judge for a temporary restraining order to prevent the...
  • Stripper Pole Tax To Benefit Schools

    Stripper Pole Tax To Benefit Schools
    Long Island exotic dancers gathered Wednesday in a rally to strut their support for a stripper pole tax. Prompted by the prospect of school budget cuts, owners of a gentleman's club and dancers hoped the new tax -- a voluntary surcharge added to a club's...
  • Albany Budget Crisis Forces the Closure of Parks and Historical Sites Across NY

    Albany Budget Crisis Forces the Closure of Parks and Historical Sites Across NY
    The budget crisis in Albany has threatened to shutter more than 55 parks and historic sites across New York State. According to reports, officials at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation say the agency on Monday will being shutting...
  • It's Official: Andrew Cuomo To Run For Governor

    It's Official: Andrew Cuomo To Run For Governor
    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo declared his candidacy for governor Saturday, delivering an impassioned call for political reform and pledging to make the notoriously dysfunctional state government more accountable to its citizens. The...
  • Governors Island Opens To The Public Today

    Governors Island Opens To The Public Today
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
  • New Yorkers May See A New Tax On Tobacco

    New York may soon top the nation as the state with the highest cigarette taxes, if a preliminary deal between Governor David A. Paterson and lawmakers is approved. The new tax would boost the price of cigarettes by $1.60 across the state, raising the tax...
  • Paterson To Allow Grocery Stores To Sell Wine

    Paterson To Allow Grocery Stores To Sell Wine
    On the heels of the new tax on tobacco, Governor David A. Paterson is reviving a plan to bring more money to the state by allowing grocery stores to sell wine. Deemed less controversial than taxing soda or tobacco, this latest addition to the emergency...
  • Harlem's North General Hospital Declares Bankruptcy, Shuts Down

    Harlem's North General Hospital Declares Bankruptcy, Shuts Down
    Another Manhattan hospital is closing its doors, this time in Harlem. It has been just over two months since St. Vincent's Hospital closed up in Greenwich Village, and now North General Hospital is following suit. On Monday, Governor David Paterson...
  • Paterson Declares Disaster Plan As Swine Flu Cases Mount

    Paterson Declares Disaster Plan As Swine Flu Cases Mount
    Governor David Paterson declared a disaster health plan Thursday because of the rise in swine flu cases. The executive order means that far more health care professionals - including dentists - will be permitted to administer vaccines with only brief...
  • Navy Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Commissioned

    Navy Ship Built With World Trade Center Steel Commissioned
    The USS New York -- built with 7.5 tons of World Trade Center steel -- became an official part of the navy fleet Saturday. Crew members were dispatched to their first watch, accompanied by loud cheering, canons firing capped off with a flyover by navy...