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  • Loose Speculation Watch: Hillary for NYC mayor!

     
    Why wait to speculate? One of the more cutting-edge observers of the local scene, whose modesty forbids being quoted by name, finds it entirely plausible -- if unsupported by any evidence -- that Hillary Clinton, after losing the presidential race,......
  • Pension explosion: Albany's fake fiscal analysis?

     
    The Times' Danny Hakim today has a valuable story that demonstrates clearly what's been suspected for many years -- that fiscal analysis included in legislation is about as reliable as the "self-certifications" filed by many builders with government...
  • Albany: How does a blind governor sign a bill?

     
    Q: So how, exactly, does New York's first legally blind governor sign legislation? A: Very carefully. Today Gov. David A. Paterson presided over his first public bill signing since taking office, the so-called E-STOP law to deter convicted sex......
  • For mayor: How about Andrew '09?

     
    In a recent fit of slow-news speculation, we recently speculated about Chuck Schumer as a possible vice-president, and Hillary (No, we're not trying to force her out before all the votes have been counted) Clinton as a possible successor......
  • Paterson: Iridotomy for acute glaucoma

     
    Paterson was admitted to Mt. Sinai this morning with an intense migraine. Here's the update from his office: "At approximately 11:30 a.m. Governor David A. Paterson was diagnosed with acute glaucoma in his left eye. The Governor is being attended......
  • Paterson: Hillary is desperate (Updated)

     
    One of Gov. Paterson's most endearing characteristics is his ability to go totally off-message at the oddest times, on the oddest things. In 2006, for example, he gave Jeanine Pirro a clean bill of health on alleged wiretapping when......
  • Former B'khaven aide is new LI director for NY Labor dept.

     
    Mark J. Grossman, one-time regional aide to Gov. Mario Cuomo, has landed a $110,000-a-year job as Long Island regional director of the State Labor Department. Grossman, 51, of East Patchogue, who started in the new post a week ago, had......
  • Paterson: More surgery

     
    Gov. Paterson was in the hospital for surgery on his right eye today, a follow up to the glaucoma surgery on his left eye earlier in the week. From the press office: "This morning at approximately 10:15 a.m., Governor......
  • For Paterson, another surgery -- politically ticklish?

     
    The health of candidates for public office is always on the political radar screen, for both psychological and practical reasons, as witnessed by Sen. John McCain's "robust" report. Gov. David Paterson's next eye surgery is expected this summer as......
  • Paterson explains bill signing, discusses disability

     
    Last week Gov. David A. Paterson held his first public bill signing, where he showed the world how he signs things: nose to paper. "It was the only way that I could sign my name and look at what......
  • Paterson pokes at NYRA deal, but goes on with it

     
    In another of those away-from-Spitzer, more-toward-Bruno statements, Gov. David Paterson said he doesn't think the New York Racing Association really should run state racing, but won't try to stop its latest franchise as agreed with his predecessor....
  • Latest gay-marriage furor: Winners, losers?

     
    Gov. David Paterson???s move to have state agencies honor out-of-state same-sex marriages casts a sudden spotlight on the issue five months before a make-or-break election that decides if Republicans keep their Senate majority. And as impassioned as...