Press & Sun-Bulletin
State offices ignore freedom of information laws
Break the state's laws, and a citizen can expect anything from a speeding ticket to an arrest warrant.
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Prison reforms good for New York
Following a trail blazed by New York, Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday endorsed a plan to reduce federal prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Albany Times Union
Harriman PILOT language in Assembly budget plan
The Assembly has included language in its budget that would require the state to make payments to the city of Albany in lieu of taxes for any future improvements to the Harriman State Office Campus.
When politicians try comedy
Having a sitting president take part in a comedy skit does not sit well with everyone, but it is not unprecedented.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Real Deal
On the first leg of a weeklong radio tour this morning in Albany, Gov. David Paterson talked about a new approach to lowering property taxes that could involve terminating the School Tax Relief program.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New York Business.com
Port Authority exec in the storm
Jeffrey Moerdler leads the real estate practice at midtown law firm Mintz Levin and is on the board of commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Education Rally Targets 'Gap Elimination' Damage to Valley Schools
The 'Fight For Our Valley Schools' education rally featuring Dr. Rick Timbs of the Statewide Schools Finance Consortium is scheduled for Thursday night at 6:30 at Herkimer County Community College.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Albany Times Union
As March starts, this week's photos include the findings of the Alliance for Quality Education, a press conference on health care coverage, and unveiling the portrait of former Gov. David Paterson.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Tracy Baxter: This may be the year for veterans' work program
We're doing a much better job when it comes to expressing our gratitude to those who wear military uniforms and have been in harm's way while deployed overseas.
The Huffington Post
I Am My Brother's Keeper: Why We Must Change the Code
In America, young men of color have been in a crisis for decades, if not centuries.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Should Spitzer get a portrait?
The question of whether disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer will ever see his likeness in the Hall of Governors was asked of several attendees Sunday, including Paterson, who said he would like to see Spitzer sit for a portrait some day.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Journal News
Portrait of former Gov. Paterson unveiled in Capitol
The painting depicts former Gov. David Paterson in a gray suit with a pink striped tie, seated with his right leg crossed over his left in a room with a checkerboard floor.
Portrait of NY Gov. Paterson unveiled in Capitol
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.
Albany Times Union
At 3 p.m., watch unveiling of Gov. Paterson portrait
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will join invited guests at the Capitol on Sunday for a planned 3 p.m. unveiling of the official portrait of Gov. David Paterson, which will occupy its chronological place in the Hall of Governors next to Gov. George Pataki due to the continued absence of an Eliot Spitzer likeness.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New York Daily News
City wants politicians off stand in FDNY discrimination trial
The Vulcan Society of black firefighters is planning to call the Rev. Al Sharpton, former Gov. David Paterson and Rep. Charles Rangel, to the testify in the retrial alleging the city discriminated against minority FDNY applicants.
Fred Armisen Keeps it Weird
Fred Armisen is forging a busy - and varied - comedy career. Here, he fronts the band on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" During his debut Monday on NBC's "Late Night," Seth Meyers teased old "Saturday Night Live" cast mate and new bandleader Fred Armisen about rumors of his upcoming show on the History channel.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Courthouse News Service
New Yorkers Wait for Rules onFracking - and for Mr. Godot
Landowners sitting on potentially lucrative "mineral estates" want a judge to order state officials to stop dragging their feet and complete long-awaited rules for fracking in New York.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Bangor Daily News
NewPage rethinking merger after Verso debt restructuring hits snag
Verso Paper's $1.4 billion acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc. appears to be closer to falling apart after NewPage made clear last week that it would not waive certain refinancing provisions contained in the original merger agreement, and would be forced to "re-evaluate" the deal if Verso is not able to meet its commitments.
The Miami Herald
Ex-NY Gov. Paterson takes role with jobs company
Former New York Gov. David Paterson has taken on a new post with a job-recruiting company that aims to be a network in more ways than one.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Kiera Knightly and husband go furniture shopping wearing retro glasses in London
'I crossed an ethical boundary, I'm sorry': Married teacher spared jail for having sex with 16-year-old student after prom because she wrote a letter of apology to his MOTHER Was Kim Pham affiliated with a gang? Witness claims girl beaten to death was with friends who made gang gestures before SHE threw first punch Why wannabe brides pick an ugly ... (more)