Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
New York's former governor, George Pataki, took a shot at Barack Obama and bolstered support for the McCain-Palin ticket, during a breakfast with the Ohio delegation. Reporter Karen DeWitt has more from the Republican National Convention.
DEWITT: Pataki told the Ohio delegates that McCain and V.P. candidate Sarah Palin are the ...
Monday, September 01, 2008
New York’s delegation mingled at a low key reception in St. Paul. But like everyone else, they were preoccupied with news of Hurricane Gustav and what it might mean for their political gathering.
New York Delegates like those from the rest of the nation were subdued at the start of what ...
Thursday, August 28, 2008
As Democrats prepare to hear the acceptance speech of their historic presidential nominee, Barack Obama, Gov. David Paterson reflected at a meeting with delegates on how far African Americans have come in his lifetime. Karen DeWitt reports.
Holding signs saying "We love our Gov," Gov. David Paterson was given a standing ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
At the Democratic National Convention, New York Senator Hillary Clinton has delivered a call for unity behind Barack Obama. And it was a poignant moment for New York delegates who heard her speak yesterday. Karen DeWitt reports from Denver.
Monday, August 25, 2008
At the Democratic National Convention in Denver, New York’s top politicians gather for four days of receptions, speech making, and hopefully, they say, political unity. Karen Dewitt reports.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Opponents of New York Governor David Paterson’s property tax cap plan are taking to the airwaves. They've created a TV ad that sharply criticizes the governor and his policies, just ahead of next week’s special legislative session. Karen Dewitt has this report.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
New York's Public Integrity Commission says four members of former governor Eliot Spitzer's administration broke the law when they compiled travel records on former State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno. Karen DeWitt has more.
REPORTER: Commission spokesman Walter Aires says the probe took a full year to complete because Spitzer's aids ...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Gov. David Paterson is set to undergo eye surgery this afternoon. He was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center early this morning after complaining of migraine like symptoms. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.
Gov. David Paterson has been diagnosed with an acute form of glaucoma and will undergo laser surgery to ...
Friday, May 02, 2008
Budget analysts for Governor Paterson say New York is entering a recession which should continue into early 2009, and it could be a longer and deeper downturn than any national recession.
REPORTER: State Budget Director Laura Anglin says the recession could be “severe” but short.
ANGLIN: First look towards spending into how ...
Saturday, April 05, 2008
Gov. David Paterson wants the legislature to work all weekend if necessary to finalize an overdue state budget. But lawmakers adjourned Friday without scheduling a time to return before Monday. Both Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver say members are available if they need to be ...
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Budget talks stalled as Albany grappled with the issue of congestion pricing. Assembly Democrats were in closed-door talks that could last through the weekend, with any action scheduled for Monday. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.
REPORTER: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says his democratic members that live in the region serviced by ...
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Seems like old times in Albany - the budget is late and people are complaining that the negotiations are too secretive. Legislative leaders say the budget should be done by the end of the week.
One significant part of the state budget has been approved - health care. Karen DeWitt reports ...
Monday, March 31, 2008
Gov. David Paterson and state lawmakers are racing toward the April 1 deadline for the state budget, printing bills and holding nearly round the clock meetings. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.
Not all of the details in the new budget have been nailed down or publicly released. But it's expected to ...
Saturday, March 29, 2008
The state legislature is working through the weekend to try to get a budget done before the April 1 deadline. As Karen DeWitt reports, lawmakers have been distracted with the resignation of Gov. Eliot Spitzer and the inauguration of a new governor.
Gov. David Paterson has been on the job for ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Gov. David Paterson is weighing whether to turn over to Albany County District Attorney David Soares the e-mails of his predecessor, Eliot Spitzer. Soares requested the correspondence, after reports indicated that Spitzer was deeply involved in the scheme to use troopers to discredit Senate Leader Joe Bruno. Karen DeWitt has ...
Friday, March 14, 2008
David Paterson's humor was on display yesterday when he held his first press conference since the Spitzer scandal made him the the governor-to-be.
Here's how he responded when asked by a reporter if he'd ever patronized a prostitute.
PATERSON: Only the lobbyists...
REPORTER: That was just one of the quips Paterson tossed out ...
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Lawmakers at the State Capitol say they're focused on going forward with the soon-to-be Gov. David Paterson. He takes over during what is always a hectic time in Albany, with a budget due by the end of the month. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.
As it began to sink in that ...
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Governor Spitzer delivered his 2nd annual State of the State address to the legislature yesterday.
He told lawmakers he would meet them with “an open hand” and “an open door” and he tried to make amends for the rocky start he got off to. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.
Saturday, October 06, 2007
Two top aides of Governor Spitzer have been subpoenad by the State Senate Investigations Committee, as part of the ongoing probe into the alleged misuse of state police by those aides. Karen Dewitt reports from Albany.
DEWITT: Senate investigation's chair George Winner says the committee issued the subpoenas because in two ...