(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 governor DavidPaterson 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.
25.01.2012 [Syracuse.com (blog)] - In New York state, which supports 385000 government retirees, former governor DavidPaterson 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.
25.01.2012 [Albany Times Union (blog)] - ... the failure to thoroughly study the potential health and environmental consequences of the technique. Here's then-Sen. Schneiderman in August 2010 supporting a moratorium on fracking in New York (a measure subsequently vetoed by Gov. DavidPaterson):
04.02.2012 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - While many states prohibit politicians accepting gifts from lobbyists -- in December 2010, New York governor DavidPaterson was fined $62125 for accepting free World Series tickets, for instance -- it's an accepted and flourishing practice in Missouri.
25.01.2012 [Streetsblog New York (blog)] - Passed in 2010 under DavidPaterson's administration, the Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act requires any state infrastructure project to meet 10 smart growth criteria. Under the law, the state should only build projects that support
10.01.2012 [Capital New York] - Others members of the firm, Michael Giaccio, Kristie Stiles, worked on Eliot Spitzer and DavidPaterson's statewide campaigns. Another member of the shop, Marius Muresano, was once Spitzer's photographer. Berlin Rosen, the media consulting firm
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 ...
2009-09-18 by Associated Press Â ALBANY -- New York Gov. DavidPaterson has hired a campaign manager for the 2010 gubernatorial race. The announcement that Richard Fife will take on Paterson's campaign responsibilities came the day after a Marist poll found the ...