(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.
31.01.2012 [NewsChannel 9 WSYR] - The fee was $5 just a few years ago, but doubled during GovernorDavidPaterson's time in office when his administration struggled to close a massive state budget gap. The money collected goes toward the New York State Police and is used for vehicle
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.
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 ...
17.09.2009 by Cara Matthews other campaigns he has worked on include hugh carey's re-election as governor of new york, tom bradley for california governor and jay rockefeller as a senator from west virginia. he was senior adviser for h. carl mccall's 2002 campaign ...