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Pataki: Millions to aid health workers

Governor Pataki says there's $15 million to help hospital workers who would be forced from their jobs if the hospital closings recommended by a commission take effect. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Court: NY illegally confined sex offenders after prison

Governor Pataki says he'll call a special session of the legislature next month to change the state's civil confinement laws for sexual predators. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Court orders more money for NYC schools

In a victory for the outgoing Governor Pataki, the state's highest court has ruled, that lawmakers must give an additional 1.93 billion more dollars to New York City's schools. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki and Spitzer begin transition

The outgoing Governor George Pataki and incoming governor Eliot Spitzer, held a cordial news conference to discuss how to smoothly transition state government from the Republicans to the Democrats. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki signs new gun law

Governor Pataki signed a bill into law that will make New York the toughest state in the nation in punishing those who carry loaded, illegal handguns. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki: Hevesi not capable to continue as comptroller

Governor George Pataki says it may take longer than a week for his special prosecutor to decide whether the State Senate should try to remove State Comptroller Alan Hevesi from office. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki pleased with budget surplus

Governor Pataki, who has just over two months left in office, says he's pleased to be ending his term with a $1 billion dollar surplus. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki appoints prosecutor in Hevesi scandal

Governor Pataki has appointed a special prosecutor to examine the state Ethics Commission findings on Comptroller Alan Hevesi. The Ethics Commission report said Hevesi broke the law when he used a staff member to drive around his wife. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Bruno: Pataki's presidential plans hurting state GOP

The leader of the State Senate Republicans says Governor Pataki's decision not to seek re-election and to spend time in Iowa and New Hampshire has hurt the chances of statewide Republican candidates this year. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Governor says Adirondack hunting camps should stay

In a surprise move, Governor George Pataki has announced that hundreds of private hunting camps will be allowed to remain on timber lands once owned by Champion International. The decision drew praise from local government groups, but at least one pro-environment group has blasted the new plan. As Brian Mann reports, this change comes just two months before Pataki leaves office.  Go to full article

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