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  1. Cigarette ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CSP

    The Seneca Nation said on Tuesday it is taking steps to stop New York state from imposing taxes on cigarettes sold by reservation stores, invoking a 1794 treaty that allows the tribe to seek the protection of federal troops, said Reuters. New York Governor David Paterson on Dec. 15, 2008, signed a law barring wholesalers from selling untaxed cigarettes to the tribe.

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  2. Courts Honor Dinkins, PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Law.com

    Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins received the Trailblazer Award from the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office Thursday, and former New York Gov. David Paterson was honored by the Nassau County Black History Committee and the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association.

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  3. David Paterson Blames Poor Approval Ratings on Saturday Night LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The New York Observer

    Former Gov. David Paterson said that his popularity ratings slid as a result of Saturday Night Live sketches that made fun of his visual impairment. Mr. Paterson, New York's first legally blind governor, reminisced with AM 970 The Answer host Joe Piscopo about their appearance on the show's 40th anniversary episode-but he said he was still bothered by multiple impressions former SNL star Fred Armisen did of him during his time in office.

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  4. Republicans hit back at Cuomo on ethics with bill that would require...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    ... But I should point out - (former Gov. Eliot) Spitzer, (former Comptroller Alan) Hevesi, (former Gov.) David Paterson - there have been problems in all branches of government and we're going to work on a bipartisan way to fix those problems." Another ...

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  5. David Paterson: Cuomo-de Blasio Feud Flips Rules of Governor-Mayor ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The New York Observer

    Former Gov. David Paterson said today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has successfully neutralized the innate media advantages Mayor Bill de Blasio enjoys in the governor-mayor tug-of-war. Speaking to host Joe Piscopo on AM 970 The Answer, Mr. Paterson said that the mayor of New York City usually enjoys far greater press coverage and a closer relationship with the public than the governor, and commands the support of a huge part of the state's population "The mayor is holding all the cards.

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  6. Budget talks begin amid greater scrutiny of ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | North County Public Radio

    ... prison after a fraud conviction, former Governor Eliot Spitzer resigned in a sex scandal, and former Governor David Paterson was accused of misleading an ethics panel about World Series tickets and of inappropriately involving himself in a top ...

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  7. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KWTX

    ... and U.S. ambassador to Austria, Henry A. Grunwald, died in New York at age 82. Five years ago: New York Gov. David Paterson announced he wouldn't seek re-election amid a criminal investigation over his handling of a domestic violence complaint ...

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  8. Leaders under scrutiny as budget process beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WNED

    ... prison after a fraud conviction, former Governor Eliot Spitzer resigned in a sex scandal, and former Governor David Paterson was accused of misleading an ethics panel about World Series tickets and of inappropriately involving himself in a top ...

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  9. Poll finds New Yorkers don't want a late budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | North County Public Radio

    ... governor has the upper hand in the budget talks. Under a practice begun by his predecessor, former Governor David Paterson, Cuomo can offer lawmakers the choice of accepting his spending plan, with all the other policy changes included, or reject it ...

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  10. Bill Hammond: Albany lets our safety net ripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | New York Daily News

    ... welfare recipients, for example, stayed flat at $291 for a family of three from 1990 to 2008 - when then-Gov. David Paterson , to his credit, finally pushed through a $96 increase over three years. Even with that bump, the grant is worth 26% less ...

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  11. Here and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... state conference President Hazel Dukes, A Better Jamaica Inc. Executive Director Greg Mays, former Gov. David Paterson and an official from an organization of black city firefighters, Vulcan Society Inc. President Regina Wilson, will be honored ...

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  12. Schwartz, at $181,000, still on Cuomo's payrollRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... the former deputy county executive in Westchester County under Andy Spano, was secretary under former Gov. David Paterson, and he stayed in the administration under Cuomo, who took office in 2011. Schwartz has reportedly been part of an ...

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  13. Cuomoa s former chief of staff still on payrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | New York Post

    ... ced to resign his leadership position as a result. Schwartz, who also served as chief-of-staff to former Gov. David Paterson, is a longtime political operative and one-time deputy Westchester County executive.

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  14. Paterson on Giuliani's racism defense: 'The president is still black'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Politico

    Former New York Gov. David Paterson on Saturday said Rudy Giuliani embarrassed himself with a "simplistic and almost childish" attack on President Barack Obama and laughed at his insistence that he couldn't be racist because Obama had a white mother and was raised by white grandparents. "The president is still black," Paterson said in an interview with POLITICO, taking time out from the winter meeting of the Democratic National Convention, which he was attending as the New York State Democratic Party chairman.

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  15. Cuomo hardball on ethics reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | New York Daily News

    Cuomo on Friday proposed amendments to his $142 billion budget proposal that will make it nearly impossible for the Legislature to dodge the governor's proposed reforms without crippling critical parts of the government and - crucially - jeopardizing pork barrel projects still in the funding pipeline. The governor's budget amendments also do away with the Legislature's current system of $172-per night per-diems for time spent in Albany, which many lawmakers have used to boost their income.

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  16. NYC: Factchecking Cuomo's Revisionist History of NYC Road PricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | StreetsBlog.org

    Andrew Cuomo is not going to seize the chance to lead New York City out of its hellish traffic congestion and fund key improvements to its transit system, judging by this tweet from New York Times reporter Thomas Kaplan : Cuomo doubts viability of congestion pricing: Last time, he says, "it went nowhere," and nothing has "changed that political dynamic." Both David Paterson and Eliot Spitzer, recognizing the burden that traffic imposes on New York City, supported road pricing as governor, but neither got the opportunity to sign something into law.

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  17. Why Kate Brown will probably be governor of Oregon for quite some timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    When Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigns Wednesday, Secretary of State Kate Brown will take office and join one of American politics' most exclusive clubs: unelected governors. It's a club that includes former governors like Jan Brewer in Arizona, David Paterson in New York and Rick Perry in Texas.

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  18. An End To The Gap Elimination AdjustmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Hudson Valley Press

    ... to eliminate the GEA once and for all." The GEA was first imposed on New Yorkers in 2010 by former Governor David Paterson and the Democrats who controlled the Senate and Assembly. The entire Senate Republican Conference voted against the GEA ...

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  19. Sen. Murphy Launches Petition To End School Aid Gap Elimination AdjustmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    ... of no better investment than in our kid's education." The GEA was 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. Under the law, ...

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  20. New toll plan's secret weapon is legworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Crain's New York Business

    ... aback and reacted with knee-jerk opposition. Bloomberg-plan backers were confident of support from then-Gov. David Paterson, and perhaps also from the Republican leadership of the state Senate, which former Mayor Michael Bloomberg had been ...

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