Albany, NY — In a televised address, New York State Governor David A Paterson (left) named Richard Ravitch (right) as New York State's Lieutenant Governor. Mr Ravitch's appointment will go to break the 31 to 31 tie votes that have stalemated the Senate. The power struggle has consumed the Senate for five weeks
Albany, NY — At 5:00pm today, Governor David A. Paterson will give a brief state-wide address to talk about the current economic crisis in New York and the State Senate stalemate and its effect on New Yorkers. Direct your browser to www.ny.gov/governor/webcast to watch the Governor's remarks.
“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” Request Governor Appoint Attorney General as Special Prosecutor White Plains, NY — In a letter to Governor David A. Paterson released today, the Castro Campaign requested that the Attorney General open a wide ranging investigation into the alleged violation of several state laws, including official misconduct by the Westchester District Attorney Janet DiFiore, as a result …
Albany, NY — Senate Democrats and Republicans are following Gov. David Paterson's call to hold a special session this afternoon after he threatened Wednesday to take them to court and withhold their paychecks if they left Albany.
White Plains, NY — Westchester County Executive candidate Rob Astorino today called upon New York State senators serving Westchester County to vote “No!” on the proposed state budget announced by Governor Paterson, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver yesterday.