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  1. McCall Swipes At PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Capital Tonight viewers paying close attention to last night's interview with SUNY Board of Trustees Chairman and former state Comptroller H. Carl McCall may have been surprised by his offhand swipe at former Gov. David Paterson.

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  2. Robert Durst murder case could be a 'complete disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... if they're new on the job. Despite the real push to recruit women and minorities into the FDNY and NYPD, Gov. David Paterson failed to sign an extension to keep the old disability benefits in place and that left new firefighters on the job - and 65% ...

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  3. FDNY pushes state lawmakers to fix disability benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... if, God forbid, something happens to me," the young smoke-eater added. Thanks to a 2009 decision by then-Gov. David Paterson, disability pay for FDNY and NYPD hires works out to be $27 a day. It's an unconscionable amount to award a cop or ...

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  4. NYC firefighters rally against cuts to pension benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | 13WHAM

    The Uniformed Firefighters Association, the union that represents rank-and-file firefighters, led a protest in front of City Hall on Monday. They decried a state law passed by then-Governor David Paterson that reduced line-of-duty benefits for firefighters hired after July 2009.

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  5. Cuomo fires back on emails, evokes PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... David also evoked former Senate Democratic leader, and governor who is now the state Democratic Chair, David Paterson, stating that "Governor David Paterson was right when he said, 'the hypocrisy of the Legislature on this topic is breathtaking.' ...

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  6. Firefighters Burn Bill de Blasio Over 'Unconscionable' Disability BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... de Blasio for backing a $13 minimum wage while allegedly turning his back on cops and firefighters. In 2009, David Paterson, the governor at the time, vetoed a pension sweetener for city cops and firefighters that had been typically carved into the ...

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  7. A.M. Roundup: Email policy getting a second look?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Good morning! Battered by criticism over a system that deletes email after 90 days, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office said it wants to meet with the representatives from the state Legislature and the comptroller's and attorney general's offices to devise a uniform email retention policy for all state officials and agencies. The call came as state Sen. Liz Krueger and Assemblyman Danny O'Donnell introduced a bill to codify email retention policy for state officials; The Cuomo administration's statement arrived in inboxes mere seconds ahead of a letter from former Gov. David Paterson, chair of the state Democratic Committee, in which he scolded lawmakers to practice what they preach : "Neither the Assembly nor Senate is yet subject to FOIL.

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  8. Reports: Cuomo, NY lawmakers' email policies under scrutiny in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... link: Jimmy Vielkind also succinctly details Cuomo's mixed record on transparency.) Last night, former Gov. David Paterson weighed in, chastising everyone to come up with a better system. Here's a portion of his letter: "I served in the New York ...

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  9. Paterson To Legislature: Practice What You Preach On TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    At 6:24 p.m., a statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Communications Director Melissa DeRosa landed in my inbox, declaring that the governor will be calling a meeting with legislative leaders plus the state attorney general and comptroller to come up with "one uniform email retention and FOIL policy that applies to all state officials and agencies." At 6:26 p.m., a letter from former Gov. David Paterson to Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie followed DeRosa's statement.

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  10. Port Chester Schools Anticipate That State Will Withhold $16.6M In AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Port Chester Daily Voice

    The Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District expects the state will withhold $16.6 million in court-mandated aid to our schools, according to the presentation for the preliminary budget for 2015-2016 that was presented at the Board of Education meeting on March 3. The reductions are because of the Gap Elimination Adjustment 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.

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  11. Why is Byron Allen Suing Sharpton, NAACP, and Urban League instead of On their Behalf?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | WNYMedia.net

    ... it's much closer to home. I can't say that enough - as well as the fact that in New York the former governor, David Paterson, passed a *STATE LAW that all contracts let by the State/City, etc., must have a 35% (?) African American participation. To ...

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  12. 'Saturday Night Live': 10 Most Controversial Sketches EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... a great deal of flak if it were to debut today. Some viewers found the show's portrayal of New York governor David Paterson to be offensive to the visually impaired, as the politician himself was initially critical of the impression. Thailand's ...

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  13. Former Moon River board member joins FONU2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Effingham Herald

    ... week. He, along with board member and CEO Jake Shapiro, Charles Koppelman and former governor of New York David Paterson relinquished their leadership positions. Shapiro, who is the FONU2 board chairman, will be the CEO and CFO of Moon River as its ...

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  14. CommentsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Sag Harbor Online

    ... GEA has cost Sag Harbor more than $400,000 over the past two years. The GEA was introduced by former Governor David Paterson when state legislators developing the budget realized New York's anticipated revenue did not cover expenses, resulting in a ...

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  15. David Paterson and Mary Sliwa are going courtin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Former New York Gov. David Paterson appears to be courting Mary Sliwa , who was the second wife, and former radio partner, of Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa . Paterson and Mary Sliwa were seen together last week at Manhattan's Supreme Court, where numerous sources confirmed they were a couple.

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  16. Lawmakers push for better disability pensions for cops and firefightersRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Alpha One

    ... to raise disability pensions, which are collected by about 63 percent of retired firefighters. Former Gov. David Paterson - at the behest of then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg - vetoed a measure in 2009 that would have provided the three-quarters ...

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  17. 11 Scandalous Saturday Night Live Skits: Jesus Christ, NoRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... the part of Quvenzhane Wallis in a sketch about the Pope. a oeI can take a joke,a said then-New York Governor David Paterson, who was mocked for being blind. a oeBut only 37 percent of disabled people are working and Ia m afraid that that kind of ...

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  18. A social void: City sees both North Side Improvement League and Black River Valley Club closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... from all over. Vice President Joe Biden even stopped by once to campaign for Bill Owens. Former Gov. David Paterson held court in its cavernous hall. Friday night schmoozing made the difference in many city elections. This exposed aspiring City ...

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  19. Cigarette ShowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | 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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  20. Courts Honor Dinkins, PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | 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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