18.01.2012 [BusinessWeek] - 9 on former GovernorDavidPaterson's show on WOR radio in New York City. “If a private company wants to build it, I say God bless.” A Florida Senate committee this month approved a proposal that would bring as many as three Las Vegas-style casinos to
(born May 20, 1954) is an American politician who served as the 55th Governor of New York, from 2008 to 2010. During his tenure he was the first African American governor of New York and also the second legally blind governor of any U.S. state after Bob C. Riley, who was Governor of Arkansas for 11 days in January 1975. Paterson is the fourth African American to serve as governor of any U.S. state. Since leaving office, Paterson has been a radio talk show host on station WOR in New York City.
03.02.2012 [Syracuse.com] - Then, lame-duck governorDavidPaterson signed it into law Dec. 10, just 21 days before he left office. Even one of the lawmakers now trying to repeal the yearly deadline admits he probably didn't read the bill before he cast a vote.
26.01.2012 [The Economist] - His successor, DavidPaterson, was affable enough, but too weak to push the state legislature to balance the books. When Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat like his predecessors, handily won the 2010 governor's race on a promise to “rebuild the government
23.01.2012 [ReadMedia (press release)] - ... Jack Rives, executive director of the American Bar Association; state Chief Judge Jonathan Lipmann; state Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti; former state Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye and former GovernorDavidPaterson.
20.01.2012 [Patch.com] - He has also served as director of issues research for the successful George Latimer for Assembly campaign; was appointed by GovernorDavidPaterson to serve as one of Westchester County's representatives on the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council
25.01.2012 [Syracuse.com (blog)] - In New York state, which supports 385000 government retirees, former governorDavidPaterson imposed a less-generous “Tier 5” pension plan in 2009, and current Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed an even stingier “Tier 6” plan this month.
04.02.2012 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - While many states prohibit politicians accepting gifts from lobbyists -- in December 2010, New York governorDavidPaterson was fined $62125 for accepting free World Series tickets, for instance -- it's an accepted and flourishing practice in Missouri.
30.01.2012 [Capital New York] - By Dan Rosenblum Late last week, former governorDavidPaterson spoke to 200 young lawyers, many of them recent law-school graduates, at the Hilton's Gramercy Ballroom. It was the keynote address of a week-long convention of the New York State Bar
01.02.2012 [City Journal] - To help fill the gap, GovernorDavidPaterson agreed in 2009 to a temporary, three-year tax increase, creating two new income-tax brackets: 7.85 percent on incomes as low as $200000 for individuals and $300000 for married couples; and 8.97 percent on
17.01.2012 [WNYC] - According to state financing expert Robert Ward of the Rockefeller Institute, last year the Governor “didn't use the extraordinary language–in-appropriations powers” created by Robert Megna and used by former GovernorDavidPaterson, “but still
02.02.2012 [CounterPunch] - Hundreds of people attended including celebrities such as Charles Grodin and powerful politicians like former Governor Mario Cuomo and Senator DavidPaterson who later became governor of New York. The one regret I had was not meeting Mike Kelly in
25.01.2012 [PolitickerNY] - Though President Obama helped paved the way to Albany for the governor by asking DavidPaterson not to run for re-election, Governor Cuomo reportedly has lukewarm feelings about the president. Earlier this year, some Republican insiders even went so
11.01.2012 [PolitickerNY] - In an appearance on former GovernorDavidPaterson's radio show Monday, he confirmed the venue change was intended to send a message. “I wanted to make a statement. The State of the State, as you know, is normally done in the Assembly Chamber,”
12.01.2012 [TimesLedger] - ... and with support of the Legislature in a spirit of cooperation,” the governor said, referring to the failed deals on awarding the Aqueduct racino contract and criticism of his predecessor's, DavidPaterson, involvement in the process in the past.
18.01.2012 [Indian Country Today Media Network.com] - “Once the tribal police were certified, the tribe approached the state and said, 'We want to take over our own policing,' but under (former governor Eliot) Spitzer and (former governor) DavidPaterson they just basically blew us off,” he said.
10.09.2009 Despite the rampant criticism, Paterson can count on the support of at least one prominent DemocratState Assemblyman Danny O'Donnell, who represents Morningside Heights. He became governor at a very inopportune time, and was dealt a ...