With Election Day just over five weeks away, the most closely watched local race remains the one for governor. On Sunday, Republican nominee Carl Paladino was in New York city, greeting supporters in Queens.
Democrat Andrew Cuomo is accepting the endorsement of the left-leaning Working Families Party in his run to be New York’s next governor.
Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino has a plan for welfare reform: He wants to turn prisons into dormitories for welfare recipients so they can get state-sponsored jobs, employment training and lessons in “personal hygiene.”
New campaign finance records show candidates in the Sept. 14 New York primary boosting their coffers with personal funds and transfers from other campaign accounts.