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Listen to Gov. David Paterson's Budget Speech

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

(Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)

(Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)

Facing a $7.4 billion budget deficit, Gov. David Paterson today proposed a budget that would slash spending on hospitals, nursing homes, and schools, and boost taxes and fees. The governor's budget cuts about $1 ...

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Gov. Paterson's 'Winter of Reckoning' Speech

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Below is Gov. David Paterson's second State of the State speech delivered today in Albany:

Here is an analysis with WNYC's Bob Hennelly in Albany, and Amy Eddings:

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Albany Under Re-Construction? Paterson Aims for the High Ground

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

albanyWhile huge ice chunks float down the nearby mighty Hudson, frigid temperatures keep the construction scaffolding around the Capitol's East Wing empty. An ambitious East Wing project includes plans for a new skylight.

Meanwhile, inside the building, competing ethics reform proposals are the subject ...

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D.C. or Bust: BEEP Carrion Goes to Washington (Officially)!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

President Barack Obama has *officially* named Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion to be his White House Director of Urban Affairs. The formal announcement came today, even as reports and reaction were leaked to the media yesterday morning.

News of his potential appointment was initially leaked back in December....by Carrion. He reportedly told students that he would be heading to D.C. for a job. He later brushed off media inquiries on the topic.

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