Gov. David Paterson
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.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s hard times just got harder. The Paterson administration says closing the latest deficit may require cuts of perhaps 1 percent in every area including a midyear cut in school […]
The announcement was immediately met with outrage from public worker unions that have promised they’ll sue to stop any cuts.
Controversy surrounding the project is expected to continue long after the ceremony ends.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmentalists are calling on New York’s governor to reinstate the state environmental commissioner, who was fired Thursday after he criticized budget cuts. Pete Grannis says he was booted as commissioner of […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. David Paterson has vetoed legislation that would require New York insurers to cover screening, diagnosis and lifetime treatment for autism spectrum disorders. The bill would direct state health officials to […]
The New York inspector general says top state legislative leaders and the governor’s office angled for campaign contributions and political advantage.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rulings by two federal judges will continue to prevent the state from collecting taxes on some Indian cigarette sales while tribes continue their legal fight against an issue that has caused […]
David Johnson was charged Aug. 12 with assault, menacing, harassment and criminal mischief, all misdemeanors. He did not enter a plea.
First there were bike lanes and then no smoking on beaches. On Thursday came another proposal for New Yorkers: no food stamps for soda or other sugared drinks.
Gov. David Paterson said plans are in the works to eliminate 2,000 jobs.
Paterson has warned for months that deficits continue to mount in the state and layoffs would be likely by the end of the calendar year.