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Paterson: Regrets Leaving, Challenges Silver, Floats More Sessions

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

WNYC

Some quick highlights from Paterson’s radio blitz this morning.

On WBEN in Buffalo, the governor said he has “regrets for not running” but doesn’t think it would have changed the budget process.

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NY Legislature Rejects Governor's Bills in Special Session, Sets Up Monday Showdown Vote

Monday, June 28, 2010

Governor Paterson forced state lawmakers to come to the Capitol for a rare Sunday evening special session, but he could not make them vote on his budget proposals to end a nearly three-month stand off. Lawmakers say they will vote on their own budget plan today, and the governor says he will veto any changes to his plan.

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Paladino Doesn't Do Drugs

Thursday, June 24, 2010

WNYC

Of Paladino's many vices, drugs are not among them.

His spokesman emails:

"On Wednesday at a meeting in Watertown, Carl Paladino referred to Gov. David Paterson as a drug addict. Carl was referring to the Governor's admitted use of cocaine...

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"If the Governor is no longer using cocaine, then good for him, good for his family and good for the State of New York. But once you are an addict, you are always an addict. And if the Albany ruling elite is okay with present or past drug use among their political leaders, they need to know that the vast majority of New York is not.

"Unlike any other candidate for Governor or our present chief executive, Carl Paladino has never used marijuana, cocaine or any other illegal drug."

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Republicans Claim Albany Shut Down Today Unlikely

Monday, June 14, 2010

Republican senators say government will not be shut down when the state’s temporary budget extenders expire later today, and indicate that they will provide enough votes to help Democrats keep things running.

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Paterson Threatens Layoffs

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

New York Governor David Paterson says he may have to lay off state workers if lawmakers don't approve his budget plan by June.

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Paterson Won't Rule Out Layoffs

Monday, May 17, 2010

Governor David Paterson is not ruling out layoffs as a way to get savings from the state's workforce after a federal judge last week blocked the governor's plan to furlough workers one day a week.

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Paterson Seeks Wage Freeze from Public Workers

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Asks public employees to forego a 4% raise, which takes effect today.

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Paterson Spokeswoman Resigns

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Gov. David Paterson's press secretary Marissa Shorenstein has resigned.

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Paterson: I Have No Plans to Resign

Friday, March 05, 2010

Gov. David Paterson says he plans to clear his name soon in two investigations threatening his administration.

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Paterson Broke Ethics Law, Panel Charges

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Free tickets to the opening game of the 2009 World Series at Yankee Stadium may have violated rules.

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Paterson Says He Won't Step Down

Monday, March 01, 2010

A defiant Governor Paterson says he's not stepping down.

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Paterson Ends Campaign, Vows to Finish Term

Friday, February 26, 2010

Gov. David Paterson will not run for election this year, but insists he will serve out the remainder of his term in office.

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