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Gov. Commutes Sentence Of L.I. Man Convicted In Shooting

Gov. David Paterson commuted the prison sentence of a black man convicted for the racially charged shooting death of a white teenager on Long Island to time served on Thursday.


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Paterson Signs Law To Raise NY Debtor Exemptions

Gov. David Paterson has signed a law raising the value of home equity, household goods and vehicles debtors can shield against court judgments and in bankruptcy proceedings.


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Gov. Paterson Fined $62K Over Yankees Series Tickets

The New York State Commission on Public Integrity has fined Gov. David Paterson $62,125 for accepting five tickets to the first game of the 2009 World Series at Yankee Stadium.

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LI School Gets Renamed For Former Student Paterson

He’ll soon be out of office, but at least one Long Island school will always remember Gov. David Paterson.


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Commission To Make Pay Recommendations For NY Judges

A new seven-member commission is about to set in stone pay recommendations for New York State judges, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reports.


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Paterson Blasts Congress For Failure To Debate 9/11 First Responders Bill

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.


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Head Of NY Ethics Panel Resigns

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.


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NY Racing Board OKs Steps To Bolster NY Betting

The board approved letting several betting entities start the process immediately, which would dramatically reduce delays for bettors to sign up.


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NY Racing Board Reacts To OTB Closing

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.


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NY Senate Weighs OTB Rescue Before Doors Shut

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.


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OTB Postpones Closing; Final Rescue Effort Tuesday

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.


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Source: NY Legislature Won’t Address $315M Deficit

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.


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Union Claims Paterson Added Top Aides Amid Layoffs

The Civil Service Employees Association released the data from a state Freedom of Information request made to the Paterson administration.


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Catskills Region Moves Step Closer To Getting Casino

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.


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Cuomo Forecasts ‘Very Difficult’ Fiscal Year

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.”