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  1. The Observation DeckRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In my 15th year as a superintendent of schools, having suffered through Draconian cuts proposed by Govs. George Pataki, and scandals by Govs. Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson; it was thought to be a relief to have a governor in Andrew Cuomo, whose father left a legacy of compassion and caring for the common man. Unfortunately, it has been a far cry from the latter.

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  2. Light, dark sides of CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Albany Times Union

    ... Times Union last week. Here's an edited account of that discussion: A: I just happened in on a talk given by David Paterson in late 2011 at the Century Club in New York. He was talking about the governor's first year in office, and I expected him to ...

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  3. Washingtonville, teachers reach deal on new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Times Herald-Record

    ... that hampered negotiations. The gap elimination adjustment was implemented during the administration of Gov. David Paterson to close a gap in the state budget at the time. In addition to the salary hikes, the new contract calls for a 3 percent ...

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  4. FDNY union boss worried over lower Forbes magazine rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | New York Daily News

    ... s want to fix it but city officials, who foot the bill, aren't in such a rush. The 2009 decision by then-Gov. David Paterson lowered disability pay for FDNY and NYPD hires to a paltry $27 a day.

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  5. Schwartz takes job at airport companyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... Blatstein in a statement. Schwartz had served as Cuomo's top aide and held the same post under former Gov. David Paterson. He is also the former deputy Westchester County executive under Andy Spano, and he held a similar post in Suffolk County. "I ...

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  6. Washingtonville, teachers reach deal on new contract Updated Mar 27, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Times Herald-Record

    ... that hampered negotiations. The gap elimination adjustment was implemented during the administration of Gov. David Paterson to close a gap in the state budget at the time. In addition to the salary hikes, the new contract calls for a 3 percent ...

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  7. Step two out of three for property tax reliefRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | South Shore Record

    ... and middle-income homeowners, seniors on fixed incomes, new home buyers and small businesses. Later, Gov. David Paterson supported the cap as well, and Cuomo, with the support of the Senate and Assembly, got it done. My 2008 report on property tax ...

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  8. No specific plan to close the $15 billion MTA budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | New York Daily News

    ... proposal failed to win approval from the state Legislature five years ago despite endorsements from then-Gov. David Paterson and then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and a promise of $350 million for enhanced bus service from the federal government. ...

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  9. The bravest of reformsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | New York Post

    ... The immediate problem goes back to a change in disability benefits for new hires that kicked in after Gov. David Paterson vetoed a 2009 bill amid the state's financial woes after the 2008 financial crisis. Prior cop and firefighter classes retired ...

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  10. PEOPLE v. RIZVIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | FindLaw

    ... threat and identity theft in the first degree. After a threatening email was directed to then-Governor David Paterson via his government website in April 2010, police investigators discovered that the email, although made to appear as though it had ...

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  11. McCall Swipes At PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Albany Times Union

    Capital Tonight viewers paying close attention to last night's interview with SUNY Board of Trustees Chairman and former state Comptroller H. Carl McCall may have been surprised by his offhand swipe at former Gov. David Paterson.

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  12. Robert Durst murder case could be a 'complete disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | New York Daily News

    ... if they're new on the job. Despite the real push to recruit women and minorities into the FDNY and NYPD, Gov. David Paterson failed to sign an extension to keep the old disability benefits in place and that left new firefighters on the job - and 65% ...

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  13. FDNY pushes state lawmakers to fix disability benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | New York Daily News

    ... if, God forbid, something happens to me," the young smoke-eater added. Thanks to a 2009 decision by then-Gov. David Paterson, disability pay for FDNY and NYPD hires works out to be $27 a day. It's an unconscionable amount to award a cop or ...

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  14. NYC firefighters rally against cuts to pension benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 13WHAM

    The Uniformed Firefighters Association, the union that represents rank-and-file firefighters, led a protest in front of City Hall on Monday. They decried a state law passed by then-Governor David Paterson that reduced line-of-duty benefits for firefighters hired after July 2009.

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  15. Cuomo fires back on emails, evokes PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Albany Times Union

    ... David also evoked former Senate Democratic leader, and governor who is now the state Democratic Chair, David Paterson, stating that "Governor David Paterson was right when he said, 'the hypocrisy of the Legislature on this topic is breathtaking.' ...

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  16. Firefighters Burn Bill de Blasio Over 'Unconscionable' Disability BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The New York Observer

    ... de Blasio for backing a $13 minimum wage while allegedly turning his back on cops and firefighters. In 2009, David Paterson, the governor at the time, vetoed a pension sweetener for city cops and firefighters that had been typically carved into the ...

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  17. A.M. Roundup: Email policy getting a second look?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Albany Times Union

    Good morning! Battered by criticism over a system that deletes email after 90 days, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office said it wants to meet with the representatives from the state Legislature and the comptroller's and attorney general's offices to devise a uniform email retention policy for all state officials and agencies. The call came as state Sen. Liz Krueger and Assemblyman Danny O'Donnell introduced a bill to codify email retention policy for state officials; The Cuomo administration's statement arrived in inboxes mere seconds ahead of a letter from former Gov. David Paterson, chair of the state Democratic Committee, in which he scolded lawmakers to practice what they preach : "Neither the Assembly nor Senate is yet subject to FOIL.

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  18. Reports: Cuomo, NY lawmakers' email policies under scrutiny in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... link: Jimmy Vielkind also succinctly details Cuomo's mixed record on transparency.) Last night, former Gov. David Paterson weighed in, chastising everyone to come up with a better system. Here's a portion of his letter: "I served in the New York ...

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  19. Paterson To Legislature: Practice What You Preach On TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Albany Times Union

    At 6:24 p.m., a statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Communications Director Melissa DeRosa landed in my inbox, declaring that the governor will be calling a meeting with legislative leaders plus the state attorney general and comptroller to come up with "one uniform email retention and FOIL policy that applies to all state officials and agencies." At 6:26 p.m., a letter from former Gov. David Paterson to Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie followed DeRosa's statement.

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  20. Port Chester Schools Anticipate That State Will Withhold $16.6M In AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Port Chester Daily Voice

    The Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District expects the state will withhold $16.6 million in court-mandated aid to our schools, according to the presentation for the preliminary budget for 2015-2016 that was presented at the Board of Education meeting on March 3. The reductions are because of the Gap Elimination Adjustment first implemented in 2010 by then- Gov. David Paterson. It was introduced for the 2010-11 fiscal year as a way to help close New York's then $10 billion budget deficit.

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