Gov. David Paterson
New York Gov. David Paterson blasted Congress for its failure to begin debating on legislations aimed at providing health care for sick 9/11 first responders.
Cherkasky was appointed by Gov. David Paterson in 2009. The agency later recommended $90,000 in civil penalties against Paterson for soliciting and accepting Yankees baseball tickets before belatedly paying for them.
The board approved letting several betting entities start the process immediately, which would dramatically reduce delays for bettors to sign up.
John Sabini, the state racing chairman, called an emergency board meeting to look at streamlining the process for New York City OTB bettors to quickly sign up for Internet betting on state-regulated sites.
The livelihoods of about 1,000 Off-Track Betting Corp. employees are caught in a political struggle in New York’s Senate, which is now weighing two rescue plans.
The OTB board agreed in an emergency session to wait until Tuesday’s special session of the state Senate to make a decision on a shut down.
A senior official with the Senate’s Democratic majority says the Legislature won’t act on Gov. Paterson’s plan to reduce the deficit, the main purpose of Monday’s special session.
The Civil Service Employees Association released the data from a state Freedom of Information request made to the Paterson administration.
There was a roll of the dice up in the Catskills on Monday night as the State of New York tried to fashion a new casino deal for the blighted region. Many are betting on it.
Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo said that with no federal bailout expected, the 2011-12 fiscal year is going to be “very, very difficult … all the choices will be hard choices.”
The letters to 898 people slated for layoffs announced by Gov. David Paterson in October advise them of their rights under union contracts and civil service law.
The nearly 900 New York state workers scheduled for layoffs Dec. 31 are getting information about their rights in a grim holiday mailing.
Budget and staffing cuts were hurting the ability of the Department of Environmental Conservation to do its job well, fired Commissioner Pete Grannis and his successor told an Assembly hearing Thursday.
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.
Gov. David Paterson and the State Liquor Authority announced the agreement Sunday with Chicago-based Phusion Projects, which makes the drink Four Loko.
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