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Faso, Spitzer face off in final debate

Democrat Eliot Spitzer and Republican John Faso met last night in snowy Buffalo for the second and final televised debate of their campaigns for governor. Karen DeWitt was there and has this report.  Go to full article

Faso talks tax cuts

Republican candidate for Governor John Faso held the first of a series of town meetings to talk about his plan to cut taxes. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Faso campaigns against expanding bottle deposits

Republican candidate John Faso has made taxes a major focus of his campaign, and he's tried to portray himself as the real tax cutter in the race, although his opponent Eliot Spitzer has also said he won't raise taxes. One particular charge about raising taxes has more than just Spitzer upset. Environmental groups say Faso is mischaracterizing Spitzer's backing of a bill to expand the state's bottle deposit law. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Faso and Spitzer differ on tax cuts

New York's taxes are among the highest in the nation, and both of the major party candidates for Governor say they want to cut them. Eliot Spitzer and John Faso have different views on which taxes, though, need to be reduced. Karen DeWitt looks at the differences in the proposals of the two men.  Go to full article

Faso and Spitzer debate in Ithaca

Both candidates got their shots in during last night's gubernatorial debate. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Faso and Spitzer agree on term limits

Both of the major party candidates for governor say they believe in term limits for the office they are seeking, and for state legislators. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Faso and Spitzer talk taxes

When the leading candidates for Governor addressed the state's largest business group on Lake George Thursday morning a main topic of concern was taxes. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Tax Cut Plans Rely on State $

Politicians in New York lately have spent a lot of time talking about how to reduce property taxes. As Karen DeWitt reports, the plans offered all have one thing in common. They rely on a program that uses state funds to subsidize the tax cuts.  Go to full article

Candidates Trade Tax Cut Pledges

The leading Republican and Democratic candidates for Governor Monday offered their plans to cut property taxes at a gathering of the state's mayors. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Democrats Define Faso as Right Wing Extremist

Now that State Republicans have finally decided on one candidate to run for the open seat left by the exiting George Pataki, State Democrats lost no time in trying to define John Faso as right wing extremist. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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