David Paterson

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo stands on stage in the park with his girlfriend, Food Network host Sandra Lee, following his announcement that he is running for the Governor of New York on May 22, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo To Swear In Two Hours Early

Gov.-Elect Andrew Cuomo is hitting the ground running as he prepares to start his new job on Jan. 1, 2011. He’s even getting an early start. Cuomo will take the oath of office two hours early at 10 p.m. on Friday.


David Johnson (credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Aide Terminated After NY Domestic Dispute

Johnson has pleaded not guilty to assault, menacing, harassment and criminal mischief in the Halloween 2009 incident.


New York Gov. David Paterson

Report: Paterson Doled $16.7M In Grants Last Week

The Times Union of Albany reported that Paterson allocated the money for a youth chess program and to promote a New Jersey-New York Super Bowl, among other things.


Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Paterson Calls Treatment As NY’s Governor ‘Cruel’

After facing public insults, scornful tabloid depictions and a “SNL” skit portraying him as a clueless, blind bungler, Paterson called the criticism “cruel” and “orchestrated.”


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Governor Paterson Co-Hosting Mike’d Up Today

This afternoon Governor David Paterson will join WFAN’s Mike Francesa for the day on Mike’d Up from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


David Paterson (AP Photo/Tim Roske)

Paterson Talks About His Governorship On WCBS 880

WCBS 880 Anchor Steve Scott spoke with New York Gov. David Paterson Tuesday on a range of topics — including any regrets he has and his future in politics.


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NYC OTB Bailout Still Alive In NY Legislature

A state bailout of New York City Off-Track Betting is still alive after the state Legislature failed to approve it Monday.


New York State Senate (credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Sets Special Session Agenda For NY Legislature

Agenda items include renaming the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel for Gov. Hugh L. Carey, a Democrat credited with bringing New York City from the edge of bankruptcy in the 1970s.


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Catskills May Get New Casino

The Catskills used to be a prime vacation spot for New Yorkers, just 90 miles north of the City, but all of the major resort hotels have been torn down.


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Paterson To Call For Special Session

The Senate has a 32-30 Democratic majority. The pending results could change that balance of power.


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Gov.-Elect Cuomo Says No Tax Hikes

Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he would refuse to raise taxes to cover the state’s budget shortfall and would seek cuts to education and health care instead.


Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

Aqueduct Casino Probe Report Goes To Prosecutors

The New York inspector general says top state legislative leaders and the governor’s office angled for campaign contributions and political advantage.


New York Governor's Mansion - File / Photo: Office of the Governor

Take A Virtual Tour Of The NY Governor’s Mansion

Governor David Paterson calls the structure an “historic treasure” that truly belongs to all New Yorkers.


Carl Paladino talks to reporters - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Paladino Hints Media Treats Cuomo Differently

Republican Carl Paladino is trying to get his campaign back on track by painting himself as just a dad trying to protect his daughter.


Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Cuomo, Paladino Both Back Gov. Paterson’s Layoffs

Public employee unions were fighting Paterson’s plan, saying Paterson was bound by an agreement prohibiting layoffs during his tenure. Now the candidates who would succeed him said they will carry out the plan if necessary.