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News stories tagged with "money"
by Karen DeWitt
Albany, NY, Jun 28, 2010 — New York's legislature promises to pass a budget that is nearly three months overdue. But a nasty fight with Gov. David Paterson over the weekend won't likely end today. The Democratic governor vows to veto the Democrat-led Legislature's additional spending if lawmakers don't meet his requirements for a balanced budget. Paterson forced lawmakers to come to the Capitol for a rare Sunday evening special session, but he could not make them vote on his budget proposals. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Ogdensburg, NY, Apr 23, 2010 — Suffolk County executive Steve Levy brought his campaign for Governor to Ogdensburg on Wednesday. He mingled with St. Lawrence County Republicans at a meet-the-candidates night at the Freighthouse restaurant. Levy switched parties from Democrat to Republican for this race. Some of his Democratic donors are demanding he return their campaign contributions. Levy told David Sommerstein he would not allow a late state budget if he were Governor. He says if the legislature couldn't pass a budget by the deadline, his executive budget would take effect. Go to full article
Pierrepont Manor, NY, Jun 18, 2009 — Congressman John McHugh is awaiting confirmation as the next Secretary of the Army. With the heightened profile comes greater scrutiny. A government watchdog group is questioning a campaign contribution McHugh received from a lobbying firm under investigation by the FBI. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Feb 11, 2009 — A day back at the bargaining table for negotiators trying to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the economic stimulus bill. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Dec 17, 2008 — During hard economic times, many nonprofit organizations face a double challenge. A weak economy often means decreasing revenue, but increasing demand for services. Cali Brooks directs the community foundation serving the Adirondacks. Go to full article
Oct 14, 2008 — We've all heard about the $700-billion bail-out for Wall Street. Getting a lot less attention was another $17 billion for energy tax credits. Lester Graham reports you can take advantage of some of that money for your house. Go to full article
Oct 02, 2008 — The U.S. Senate is handing the House a sweetened-up version of the $700-billion financial bailout plan -- still a bitter pill for many opponents to swallow. The Senate margin was a wide one: 74-25 in favor of the measure. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Sep 26, 2008 — Main Street and Wall Street are both casting a nervous eye at the bottom line during these tumultuous economic times--but when they each talk about money, are they really talking about the same thing? NCPR web manager Dale Hobson thinks there's a little misunderstanding. His musings can be found every week in the station's E-newsletter, The Listening Post. Go to full article