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NY Welfare Roles Shrink by Half Since 1995

The number of New Yorkers on welfare declined by more than half since 1995. The Pataki administration says that's a sign that welfare reform works. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Addresses the State of the State Today

Governor Pataki will give his eighth state of the state speech today. As Karen Dewitt reports, the governor will address a state that's been much changed since the terrorist attacks.  Go to full article

Groups Seek to Strengthen Government Ethics Enforcement

Good government groups are asking Governor Pataki to scrap the current State Ethics Law in favor of a stronger measure. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Announces Hiring Freeze

Governor Pataki has announced a hiring freeze and an early retirement program for state workers. He says he's trying to reign in rising costs from the September 11th terrorist attacks.  Go to full article

Cornstein Joins Republican Primary Race for Comptroller

The race to replace Carl McCall as the state's Comptroller is already underway. New York businessman David Cornstein is travelling the state, announcing that he wants to run in the Republican primary. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

GOP Comptroller Candidates Stepping Forward

The first of two expected GOP candidates for State Comptroller announced his candidacy yesterday. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.  Go to full article

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